Committees

Please note: as of August 2019 committees are forming and meeting times and locations listed below will be updated.

Executive: 1st Monday of every month (or 10 days prior to the meeting at 6:30 P.M.)
Sets the agenda for board meetings, receives requests, and assigns tasks.
Sam Woolf, President
Michael Browning, Vice President
Veronica Marin, Treasurer
John Hendry, Secretary
Jason Ackerman, Parliamentarian
Location: Braude Center 6262 Van Nuys Blvd.Meeting Room 1-A

Beautification
Veronica Marin, chairwoman

Budget & Finance: 1st Monday of every month at 7:00 P.M.
Deals with Van Nuys Neighborhood Council (VNNC) budgetary issues.
Veronica Marin, chairwoman

Education and Cultural Heritage
John Hendry, Ashley Nicole Martinez, co-chairs

Government Relations/Rules & Bylaws: Meetings held TBD
Deals with citywide issues, council files, actions of city officials and departments, bylaws, rules and regulations, policies and
procedures.
Michael Browning, chair

Human Services: Meeting held 4th Wednesday, 6pm Van Nuys Recreation Center
Our goal is to educate, engage and empower the Van Nuys community on issues and solutions around homelessness and mental illness.
Thela Thatch, chair
Committee Members: Brian Edelman, Veronica Marin, Richard Marks, Sandy Moreno, Sam Woolf

Outreach: Meetings schedule TBD.
Deals with outreach to inform the VNNC community about board meetings, elections, committee meetings, projects and
special events, e.t.c.
Ashley Nicole Martinez, chair, Sandy Moreno
Location: varies

Parks & Recreation: Meeting schedule TBD.
Deals with issues concerning children and youth, park programs, facilities and playgrounds in the VNNC area.
Rachel Reilly Villegas, chair, Kathy Schreiner
Location: Delano Recreation Center, 14100 Erwin Street, Van Nuys, CA.

Planning & Land Use: Meeting schedule TBD.
Deals with planning, zoning and land use issues that affect the VNNC community, including proposals for new projects, zoning changes and variances, proposals for tenant improvement (T.I.) construction, building improvements and special uses, development of new business etc.
John Hendry, chair
Location: Van Nuys Police Station Community Room

Public Health & Safety: Meeting schedule TBD
Deals with community safety issues within the Van Nuys Neighborhood Council area.
Marlin Medrano, chair
Location: Braude Center, 6262 Van Nuys Blvd, Room 1-A

Sustainability: TBD.
Deals with Sustainability to inform the VNNC community about board meetings, elections, initiatives, committee meetings, projects and local events.

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Jennifer Febre