Andrew Choi

Project Assistant
Andrew is responsible for supporting field operations and excellent customer service.

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Angela Pipkin

Funding Advocate
Angela works in a dual capacity, responsible for supporting the Field and Funding teams by offering outstanding customer service, answering the NCSupport hotline, and assisting Neighborhood Councils with Funding matters.
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Arin Abedian

Outreach Coordinator
Arin is responsible for the Department’s collateral and outreach materials, Audio-Visual assets, digital content, and marketing strategy.
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Armando Ruiz

Director of Administrative Services
Arrmando is responsible for leading the team that supports Neighborhood Councils with Funding Workshops, accounting support, and management of the Neighborhood Council funding program.
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Barry Stone

Neighborhood Council Advocate
Barry is responsible for supporting Neighborhood Council Boards with capacity building, training, and organizing skills that empower LA and engage the community.
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Betty Wong Oyama

Neighborhood Council Advocate
Betty is working with the Funding Department to support Neighborhood Councils with their budgets, their events, and their Neighborhood Purposes Grants.
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Claude Gonzales

Accountant II
Claude is responsible for guiding the Department as it supports Neighborhood Councils with excellent customer service and managing their accounts, their funds, and their billing.
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Danielle Merriweather

Student Professional Worker
Danielle is working on her masters at Pepperdine University. She informs Neighborhood Councils about various issues that are taking place in LA.
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Erica Cruz

Funding Clerk
Erica is responsible for assisting, reviewing, and reconciling Neighborhood Council Monthly Expenditure Reports. She also contacts the Neighborhood Councils for funds and budget issues.
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Grayce Liu

General Manager
Grayce is responsible for leading the EmpowerLA team as they support Neighborhood Councils in engaging the community and make government more responsive to local needs.
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Jay Handal

Neighborhood Council Elections Administrator
Jay is responsible for the 12 Independent Elections Administrators, and making sure elections run smoothly.
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Jasmine Elbarbary

Neighborhood Council Advocate
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Jasmine Duckworth

Neighborhood Council Advocate
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Jeffery Brill

Senior Management Analyst
Jeff is a responsible for administering all Public Records Act requests, all contracts including Requests for Proposals and Requests for Qualifications.
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Jose Galdamez

Election Coordinator
Jose is responsible for the Department’s website, newsletter, and the Neighborhood Council rosters. He is also the Production Manager for Neighborhood Council Elections.
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Kathleen Quinn

Neighborhood Council Advocate
Kathleen is responsible for supporting Neighborhood Councils with their funds, their budgets, their events, their accounts payable, and their financial reports.
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Kibibi Conner

Accounting Clerk II
Kibibi is responsible for supporting Neighborhood Councils with their funds, their budgets, their events, their accounts payable, and their financial reports.
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Lele Ma

Funding Clerk
Lela is responsible for assisting, reviewing, and reconciling Neighborhood Council Monthly Expenditure Reports. She also contacts the Neighborhood Councils for funds and budget issues.
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Leyla Campos

Director of Neighborhood Council Operations
Leyla is responsible for leading the Team that supports Neighborhood Councils with capacity building, training, and organizing skills that empower LA and engage the community.
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Lorenzo Briceno

Assistant Director of Policy and Government Relations
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Man-Qin He

Senior Accountant
Man-Qin is responsible for supporting Neighborhood Councils with their funds, their budgets, their events, their accounts payable, and their financial reports.
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Mario Hernandez

Neighborhood Council Funding Supervisor
Marion is responsible for supporting Neighborhood Councils with their funds, their budgets, their events, their accounts payable, and their financial reports.
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Melvin Canas

Neighborhood Council Advocate
Melvin is responsible for supporting Neighborhood Council Boards with capacity building, training, and organizing skills that empower LA and engage the community.
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Nancy Zhang

Funding Clerk
Nancy is responsible for supporting Neighborhood Councils with their funds, their budgets, their events, their accounts payable, and their financial reports.
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Mike Fong

Director of Policy and Government Relations
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Octaviano Rios

Neighborhood Council Advocate
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Sevak Paramazian

Systems Manager
Sevak is responsible for IT assets, Systems, and User Experience (UX) including online forms, digital equity, and web support.
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Stephen Box

Director of Outreach and Communications
Stephen responsible for leading the Technology and User Experience (TUX) Team and managing the Department’s digital strategy. He is also the Citywide Election Administrator.
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Tom Soong

Neighborhood Council Advocate
Tom is responsible for supporting Neighborhood Council Boards with capacity building, training, and organizing skills that empower LA and engage the community.
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