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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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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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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Jasmine Elbarbary

Neighborhood Council Advocate
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Jasmine Duckworth

Neighborhood Council Advocate
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Kathleen Quinn

Neighborhood Council Advocate
Kathleen supports Neighborhood Councils in the Valley by helping them reach their full capacity, through training and capacity building.
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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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Mike Fong

Director of Policy and Government Relations
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Octaviano Rios

Neighborhood Council Advocate
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Semee Park

Director of Neighborhood Council Operations

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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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