About the Monta Loma Neighborhood Association
According to the Bylaws, the purpose of this nonprofit, nonpartisan, nonreligious association shall be to
(a) Work with community residents to stimulate and encourage community responsibility;
(b) Collect and disseminate information of interest to residents;
(c) Act as a sounding board for the concerns and grievances of residents and as an advocate for their rights, goals, and ideas;
(d) Coordinate and lend support to other community organizations and activities as appropriate; and
(e) Promote cultural, civic, social, educational, and recreational activities for the benefit of residents.
MLNA Board Members
|First Vice President|
|Second Vice President||Nirvana Nwokidu|
|Treasurer||Andre Valente photo|
|Member at Large||Heather Schoell|
|Member at Large||Marilyn Gildea|
|Member at Large||Olga Bright|
To contact a board member, use the Contact page.
Board elections take place at the spring general meeting, and all positions are always open. You are encouraged to become involved with your neighborhood by volunteering for the MLNA Board. The Board meets approximately every six weeks, currently on a Wednesday evening, and prefers to limit meetings to one hour.
MLNA Board Position Descriptions
President: Presides over neighborhood meetings and board meetings. Represents the MLNA at meetings with the City of Mountain View and other entities.
First Vice President: Presides over meetings in the absence of the president. Represents MLNA and coordinates participation in organizations in which we participate.
Second Vice President: Presides over meetings in the absence of the president and vice president.
Treasurer: Maintains custody of funds. Supervises receipts and expenditures. Renders the annual statement on the organization’s financial condition. Prepares and submits reports required by law.
Secretary: Records minutes of the board and general meetings. Maintains the roll of officers, board members, committee members, and other members. Preserves records of MLNA’s activities in an historical album. Manages the MLNA’s correspondence.
Member at Large: Has no specific responsibility, but may assume one. Currently, Heather Schoell edits the newsletter, and Marilyn Gildea serves as the Communications Coordinator. The Board may have more than one member at large.
|Community Emergency Response Team (CERT)||Tim Slattery|
|Traffic/Parking Liaison||John Canata|
|Neighborhood Watch||Tom Purcell|
|Neighborhood Beautification||Martha Elderon|
|Preschooler Network||Elisa Ewing and Scott Lamb|
|Monta Loma Neighborhood Email List|
|List Owner/Administrator/Moderator||Apollinaris Schoell, Debbie Cunningham|
|MLN Referral Wiki:||localwiki.org/montaloma/|
|Wiki Admin||Viet Hoa Dinh|
|Webmaster||Viet Hoa Dinh|