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GWNC Seats New Board, Elects New Officers


At its May board meeting last night, Wednesday, May 11 – the first meeting since its recent election results were certified – the Greater Wilshire Neighborhood Council (GWNC) seated its new Board members, and elected officers for the new two-year term.

According to the certified election results, 12 members of the Board were re-elected to their positions, including:

Owen Smith – Area 1 (Brookside)
Jeffry Carpenter – Area 2 (Citrus Square)
Frances McFall – Are 3 (Country Club Heights)
Cam Davis – Area 4 (Fremont Place)
James Wolf – Area 5 (Hancock Park)
Patricia Carroll – Area 10 (Ridgewood-Wilton/St. Andrews Square)
Greg Wittmann – Area 12 (Western-Wilton)
John Gresham – Area 13 (Wilshire Park)
Julie Stromberg – Area 15 (Windsor Village)
John Winther – Business
Mike Genewick – Religion
Joe Hoffman- Renters

The eight newly elected Board members include:

Barbara Savage – Area 6 (La Brea-Hancock; former alternate for this seat)
Charles D’Atri – Area 7 (Larchmont Village; former alternate for this seat)
Philip Farha – Area 8 (Melrose; former alternate for this seat)
Nancy Kim – Area 9 (Oakwood-Maplewood-St. Andrews)
Steven Senigram – Area 11 (Sycamore Square)
Caroline Labiner Moser – Area 14 (Windsor Square; former alternate for this seat)
Tucker Carney – Other Non-Profit
Karen Gilman – At Large (former alternate for this seat)

(Note – one Board seat, Education, remains open.)

In officer elections after the new Board was installed last night, Owen Smith (President), James Wolf (Vice President), and Patti Carroll (Treasurer) were re-elected to their positions, while Joe Hoffman, the returning Renters representative, was elected the new Secretary.

For more information about the Greater Wilshire Neighborhood Council, along with committee information and  meeting dates and times, see

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Elizabeth Fuller
Elizabeth Fuller
Elizabeth Fuller was born and raised in Minneapolis, MN but has lived in LA since 1991 - with deep roots in both the Sycamore Square and West Adams Heights-Sugar Hill neighborhoods. She spent 10 years with the Greater Wilshire Neighborhood Council, volunteers at Wilshire Crest Elementary School, and has been writing for the Buzz since 2015.

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