Empowerment Congress Central Area NC 2014 Elections 2017-01-09T12:30:25+00:00
FINAL OFFICIAL CANVASS OF VOTES
Area 1 Representatives

ALGIE LEE

LEONARD DELPIT

Area 2 Representatives

ELIZABETH WALKER-STRICKLAND

CHARLETTA BUTLER

Area 3 Representatives

EASTER SYKES

JAMES ALLEN HADLEY

Chairperson

COREY W. FLOURNOY

Co-Chairperson

KEITH McCOWEN

Secretary

AYANA N. McCOWEN

Stakeholder Associate Representative

SENOIA ORTIZ

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Open Board Seats 2014 – Empowerment Congress Central Area Neighborhood Development Council
BOARD POSITION
# OF SEATS
ELECTED OR APPOINTED?
QUALIFICATIONS TO RUN FOR THE SEAT
QUALIFICATIONS TO VOTE FOR THE SEAT
Chairperson Term: 2 years 1 Elected A stakeholder who is 18 years or older who lives, works, attends school or church, owns property or a business within the NC boundary. Stakeholders 16 years or older who live, work, own property or a business, attend school or church within the NC boundary.
CANDIDATES FILED:

Kiana Shariff HunterKiana Shariff Hunter – Hello, My Name is Kiana Hunter. It will be an honor to serve your needs and the needs of your family as a member of the council. My goal is to improve the community, especially with regards to the youth and the elderly, I would hope to achieve this through the introduction of neighborhood programs and activities that encourage positive interaction for both the youths and elderly, I feel that I’m best suited for this position as I have lived in this district my entire life. Thank You for your consideration, I hope we can work together to improve this community for the better.

Delores Richardson – I am a resident of the Community. I am a renter stakeholder. Area’s I would like to see change in are Community Revitalization, Expansion in the Green Economic wave of Development, a surge in our youth Employment and Neighborhood Safety. I serve as an Educator for a growing number of young children. I also would love to see pride back in our Neighborhoods and surrounding Community’s that families had servile years ago.

Corey W. Flournoy – I am running for re-election as chair on the platform Stand Take A New Direction (STAND). Under my leadership we have continued our mission to educate, engage and empower our community. We accomplished in the last year and a half; creating our council website along with social media accounts, our 1st Annual Community Breakfast Expo, and disaster preparedness training. We were successful in co-negotiating the Space Shuttle agreement with the California Science Center. We have co-sponsored youth events with LAPD, Harvard Park and with neighboring councils such as the 2013 mayoral candidates forum. We have been recognized for our community efforts and received outstanding community service awards from the Los Angeles city Council and Department of Neighborhood Empowerment. I pledge to continue working with our city agencies and officials, fellow residents, and local churches to make our community a better place to live for us all.

DeborahHamilton-McNair_EmpowermentCongressCentral.REg10Deborah Hamilton-McNair – Hi I am Deborah Hamilton-McNair current board Treasurer. I am running as chair person and would like to see the community use the neighborhood council as a tool to collaborate for real change in the community. Let’s work together and make it happen. We deserve the best

Priscilla Reed R11_ECCPriscilla Reed – As your elected ECCANDC Chair person, I will ensure, as a board that both our Chesterfield Square and Canterbury Knolls neighborhoods are given equal, safe and fair opportunities, to engage in our ECCANDC board decisions and direction via true, honest, physical support and outreach. We will utilize funding provided by our city of Los Angeles for both our neighborhoods and accept the volunteer support of our local businesses, schools, churches, parks and recreation, in order to truly provide the opportunities afforded both our neighborhoods. We will encourage, educate, empower, and enable them to implement the proper practice and procedures that governs our board, according to our city of Los Angeles Charter, ethics and treasure training as well as the Ralph Brown Act, procedures in which our board must implement, in order for our board to obtain true experience and deliver transparency and accountability via those we elect to represent us.

Co-Chairperson Term: 2 years

1 Elected A stakeholder who is 18 years or older who lives, works, attends school or church, owns property or a business within the NC boundary. Stakeholders 16 years or older who live, work, own property or a business, attend school or church within the NC boundary.
CANDIDATES FILED:

KeithMcCowenKeith McCowen – With your approval and VOTE I will return to our council to help my fellow board members in the endeavors to make our community a shining star. Our community faces many challenges but nothing that we cannot overcome with true public servants and stakeholder participation. Civic life of our communities means being involved with our neighbors and community at large as well as local government. Never submit or settle when you know our community deserves the best. I sincerely ask for your support and VOTE.

Secretary Term: 2 years 1 Elected A stakeholder who is 18 years or older who lives, works, attends school or church, owns property or a business within the NC boundary. Stakeholders who live, work, attend school/church, own a business/property within the NC boundaries and who are 16 years or older.
CANDIDATES FILED:
Ayana_McCowenAyana N. McCowen – I have enjoyed being the Stakeholder Rep as well as the acting secretary and would like to continue my efforts to assist our community in moving forward in victory and power. We have a lot of work to do and I am ready to put my hands to the plow to help get it done.
LanaMcleod_EmpowermentCongressCentral.REg10Lana McLeod – My name is Lana McLeod and I am seeking a 2nd term as Secretary. I have served our Community since 2012 as an appointed Member at Large; elected as 2012 Area 2 Rep; and currently as Secretary since April 2013. I bring over 20 years of administrative experience and am extremely knowledgeable of ECCANDC Bylaws, Public Records Act request, Ethics and Open Government, the Brown Act and Code of Civility during public meetings. I have served on many committees, as well as chaired Ad Hoc Committees Accountability, responsibility, respect and integrity are the characteristics I possess and will continue to abide by, if elected. I will continue to speak up and speak out on issues, which need to be addressed and not swept under the rug. I will fight for the best programs and resources for our Community with your support. I am YOUR voice – please make me YOUR choice!
Area 1 Representatives Term: 2 years 2 Elected Stakeholders who are 18 years or older who live, work, attend school or church, own property or a business within the Area 1 boundary. Stakeholders who live, work, attend school/church, own a business/property within the Area 1 boundaries and who are 16 years or older.
CANDIDATES FILED:

Algie-Lee-Empowerment-CentralAlgie Lee – I’d be honored to be the Area 1 Representative. We have a lot of activities. New trees are being planted in our surrounding area thanks to the Space Shuttle Endeavor. I would like to continue to help serve our community.


Leonard DelpitLeonard Delpit – I am running for a seat as area one representative because public safety is my number one concern, and I would like to improve the quality of life in area one for thoses stakeholders and visitors who may live, work, or goto school in area one. I am running also because I would like to improve our parks, library, and schools in area one, as well as monitor the delivery of city services for all stakeholders in area one. Please remember my name and vote for me on election day Saturaday May 10, 2014

Area 2 Representatives Term: 2 years 2 Elected Stakeholders who are 18 years or older who live, work, attend school or church, own property or a business within the Area 2 boundary Stakeholders who live, work, attend school/church, own a business/property within the Area 2 boundaries and who are 16 years or older.
CANDIDATES FILED:
Charletta Butler – Again I am running for re-election. The whispers still persist in our taxes assisting illegal sales on our sidewalks/parkways and our return to pride. We need and want answers to why in some of these areas. The blight. For to many years of neglect some alleys look like the jungles of Guam. Now that there is a change of Command, this community and I say, Mr. Mayor you spoke so highly and with a great sense of proud on your face of the changes you made while a Councilman.It is the stakeholders and my position that our elected officials assort what we have abided by for decades. Following Los Angeles City Laws and their Regulations. WE TO ARE INTITLED TO THAT SAME PLEASURE.
Elizabeth Walker-StricklandElizabeth Walker-Strickland – I Elizabeth Walker-Strickland have an invested interest in the community, and I have inside knowledge of what needs to be incorporated and improved in my neighborhood to meet the needs and concerns of the people and businesses who reside and operate in my neighborhood. If elected I feel that I will be a positive influence and asset to the Neighborhood Council. Thank you in advance for your consideration.
Area 3 Representatives Term: 2 years 2 Elected Stakeholders who are 18 years or older who live, work, attend school or church, own property or a business within the Area 3 boundary. Stakeholders who live, work, attend school/church, own a business/property within the Area 3 boundaries and who are 16 years or older.
CANDIDATES FILED:
Easter Sykes – I am running for the Area 3 rep position because I want to help bring some positive changes to our area and I believe that I have some creative solutions to help address some of the issues our community is facing.

James Allen Hadley

Stakeholder Associate Representative Term: 2 years 1 Elected A stakeholder who is 18 years or older who declares a stake in the NC areaas a community interest stakeholder for it within the NC boundary. Stakeholders who live, work, own property or a business, attend school or church or who declare a stake within the NC boundary as a community interest stakeholder for it and who are 16 years or older.
CANDIDATES FILED:
Senoia Ortiz Emp Congress CentralSenoia Ortiz – In order to bring empowerment and solutions that will connect both our Chesterfield Square/Canterbury Knolls neighborhoods, with our elected Representatives and those authorize to govern us via laws and public policies, Within our city of Los Angeles government and our Los Angeles Unified School District governing board, I am asking you to elect me as your Stake Holder Associate Representative. I will serve and represent both our Neighborhoods and the needs of our people collectively. Our needs will change overtime, but for right now, as of today, my top priority will be to help assist you in the implementation of a stable and reliable communication system between our neighbors, our school board and the governing bodies at city hall, within the areas of ommunications via our neighborhood council. If we do things the way that they’ve always been done, then things will remain the way that they’ve always been.
ELECTIONS INFO

Saturday, May 10, 2014

Polling Hours:
10am – 2pm

South Los Angeles Animal Shelter
1850 W. 60th Street
Los Angeles, CA 90047

Documentation

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Candidate Filing Closed 03/26/14

Deadline for Filing is March 26

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