ENCINO NC 2014 ELECTIONS – ELECTION DAY – Sunday, March 16, 10am-4pm, Encino Community Center 2017-01-09T12:30:33+00:00
OFFICIAL CANVASS OF VOTES
At-Large Representatives

KATHY MOGHIMI-PATTERSON

VARANT MAJARIAN

Area 1 Representative
ANNI KEUSSEYAN
Area 2 Representative
JASON E ACKERMAN
Area 3 Representative
KENNETH R. SILK
Area 4 Representative
MICKEY COHEN
Area 6 Representative
MEL N. ROBERTS
Apartment / Condo Representative
SHERMAN GAMSON
Business Representatives

TODD RUBINSTEIN

VICTORIA MILLER

Park Advocate / Environment Representative

DEBRA LEE GEORGE

Planning and Land Use Representative
ELIOT C. COHEN
Public Safety Representative
ARTHUR SHERMAN
Religious Organization / Institution Representative
TALAR DORDARIAN
Volunteer / Service Representative
GEORGE JAWLAKIAN
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Open Board Seats 2014 – Encino NC
BOARD POSITION
# OF SEATS
ELECTED OR APPOINTED?
QUALIFICATIONS TO
RUN FOR THE SEAT
QUALIFICATIONS TO
VOTE FOR THE SEAT
At-Large Representatives
Term: 2 years
2 Elected Stakeholders who live, work, own property or those who declare a stake within the ENC boundaries as a community interest stakeholder and who are 18 years or older. Stakeholders who live, work, own property or those who declare a stake within the ENC boundaries as a community interest stakeholder and who are 18 years or older.
CANDIDATES FILED:
Kathy Moghimi-PattersonI have served the community of Encino as the Representative At Large on the board of Encino Neighborhood Council since 2010. I live and own property in Encino. I am running for my third term to protect and advocate our community interests. As an advocate and representative, I have attended various City and State meetings and hearings and worked with the officials for betterment of our community. I have a Doctorate degree in Law and worked in the legal field for the past 19 years. Utilizing my knowledge and experience, I have chaired the Encino Neighborhood Council’s Bylaws Committee and I am proud of our committee’s accomplishments. I have also been featured in LA Times, Daily News, Jewish Journal and many other publications for my efforts in saving a state park in our community. I have also represented the community on important issues such as Redistricting Los Angeles and California.
Alex Treybush – DEAR FREINDS: My name is Alex Treybush and as a long term Encino resident and small business owner(general building contractor) I am appalled by the recent changes in our city management. Regretfully these changes pass DWP. DWP want us to pay for their extravagant perks propose to increase rate for theyr services. I urge you to vote against the pay increase and elect me for your representation. Iwill fight for fairness to see DWP employee works under the same rules and standards of performance as private-sector employee do. Thank you for your consideration.
Varant Majarian – Own a small business for 19 years — I know how to inspire business owners
Apartment/Condo
Representative
Term: 2 years
1 Elected An apartment/condo tenant or owner who is 18 years or older. Stakeholders who live, work, own property or those who declare a stake within the ENC boundaries as a community interest stakeholder and who are 18 years or older.
CANDIDATES FILED:
Sherman Gamson – PLEASE RE-ELECT SHERMAN GAMSON, CANDIDATE FOR ENCINO NEIGHBORHOOD COUNCIL AS APARTMENT/CONDO REPRESENTATIVE. THIS POSITION REPRESENTS OWNERS AND RENTERS OF ALL MULTI-FAMILY DWELLINGS IN ENCINO APARTMENTS, CONDOS, TOWNHOUSES. CURRENT MEMBER OF ENCINO NEIGHBORHOOD COUNCIL AS ELECTED APARTMENT/CONDO REPRESENTATIVE. ALSO PREVIOUSLY ELECTED BY THE COUNCIL AND SERVED AS VICE-PRESIDENT AND SECRETARY. RESIDENT OWNER IN A HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION IN ENCINO-CURRENTLY PRESIDING AS PRESIDENT. I HAVE LIVED IN THE SAN FERNANDO VALLEY SINCE 1961. I HAVE BEEN INVOLVED IN THE COUNCIL SINCE WORKING ON THE FORMATION COMMITTEE PRIOR TO CERTIFICATION IN 2002. I HAVE BEEN ACTIVE IN THE FOLLOWING COMMITTEES: BY-LAWS, ELECTIONS-BOTH OF THESE AS A MEMBER AND CHAIR. ALSO AS A MEMBER OF PUBLIC SAFETY, AND OUTREACH COMMITTEES. CURRENTLY CHAIR OF AD HOC ELECTION COMMITTEE. I WOULD APPRECIATE YOUR VOTE SO I CAN CONTINUE TO MAKE ENCINO A GREAT PLACE IN WHICH TO LIVE OR WORK. THANK YOU!!
Business
Representatives
Term: 2 years
2 Elected

Business representatives such as (but not limited to): Encino Business Improvement District, Encino business property owners, any employees, volunteers or business owners who work within the ENC boundaries and who are 18 years or older.

Stakeholders who live, work, own property or those who declare a stake within the ENC boundaries as a community interest stakeholder and who are 18 years or older.
CANDIDATES FILED:
Victoria Miller – As a current ENC Business Representative, a long-time Encino resident (over 25 years), homeowner (over 19 years), and business-owner (over 10 years) I am eager to continue being a part of of our Neighborhood Council and working with our community. I believe I represent those who live and work in our city, and offer an informed point of view as well as a fair and measured voice on a variety of issues.Thank you for consideration.
Todd Rubinstein – My goal for the Encino Community is to reinvigorate and remake the Encino Neighborhood Council (ENC) a much more enjoyable and productive place in which to get the people’s business accomplished. My experience as the ENC business rep over the last few years, has uniquely qualified me to help our community stay the shining jewel of the Valley.I have worked and lived in Encino since 1994. Encino is a vibrant and exciting place to live, work, play, and thrive. There are many great businesses, shops, restaurants, and office buildings. It is my desire to continue the work of the Council to ensure that Encino continues to be a great place to live, work, play, and grow a great community. Let’s keep it that way.Educated in Finance, Real Estate, and Law, I bring a well rounded and much needed dignified voice to the community as well as the Council.
Education
Representative
Term: 2 years
1 Elected Member of, or otherwise involved with an educational institution such as (but not limited to): PTSA and/or Boosters, Berkeley Hall School, Crespi Carmelite High School, The Curtis School, Emelita Elementary School, Encino Elementary School, Friends of Lanai, Hesby Oaks School, Holy Martyrs Armenian School, Lady of Grace School, Lanai Road School, Los Encinos School, Lull Special Education Center, Milken Community High School, Temple Ner Maarav Nursery School, Torat Hayim Nursery School, St. Cyril School, Valley Beth Shalom School and who is 18 years or older. Stakeholders who live, work, own property or those who declare a stake within the ENC boundaries as a community interest stakeholder and who are 18 years or older.
CANDIDATES FILED:
Park Advocate/Environment
Representative
Term: 2 years
1 Elected Member of, or otherwise involved with a park, recreation center, or open space group such as (but not limited to): San Fernando Valley Audubon Society, Balboa Sports Center Park Advisory Board, Encino Community Center Park Advisory Board, Friends of Encino Park, the Japanese Garden Advisory Board, Friends of Lake Balboa, Los Encinos State Historic Park, Sepulveda Basin Off Leash Dog Park PAB, Sepulveda Basin Wildlife Areas Streering Committee, and the Sepulveda Garden Center Gardeners and who is 18 years or older. Stakeholders who live, work, own property or those who declare a stake within the ENC boundaries as a community interest stakeholder and who are 18 years or older.
CANDIDATES FILED:
Sharon Brewer – I have been involved with the ENC for approximately 11 years (since before certification), most of that time as Park Advocate/Environment Representative. I have been on the following ENC Committees: Bylaws, Election, Finance, Outreach, Parks, Public Safety. I have never missed an ENC General meeting in approximately 11 years. I have volunteered at numerous community events and park clean-ups. I have been on the Park Advisory Board for Encino Community Center for 11 years. I continually monitor City Council, Committee, and Commission meeting agendas looking for issues that might impact Encino as a community and when possible make comments at the meeting. I feel the mission of the ENC should be to “Empower the Stakeholders” with knowledge to help them make sure
their Encino community remains a place they can be proud of.Please vote “SHARON BREWER” for Park Advocate/Environment Representative.
Debra Lee George – I’d be honored to be re-elected to the Encino Neighborhood Council as your Park Advocate and Environment Representative. Over the past year I’ve met with environmental and governmental groups to address reconstruction of the Wildlife Reserve, supported SFV Audubon’s educational programs, addressed the fair allocation of Quimby funds and Prop K funds for Encino, worked with FoLAR and the Army Corp on the condition of LA River, and worked out a compromise with Rec & Parks to keep the soccer fields open to the public. I’d like the opportunity to continue this work.
Planning and Land Use
Representative
Term: 2 years
1 Elected Stakeholder who lives, works, owns property within the ENC boundaries and who is 18 years or older. Stakeholder who lives, works, or owns property within the ENC boundaries and who is 18 years or older.
CANDIDATES FILED:
Eliot C. Cohen – I love living in Encino (11 years). I want to protect and improve our neighborhood for the benefit of all. I am concerned with traffic on Ventura Blvd and Helicopter noise in our area. I have been involved with ENC for about 5 years now serving as Outreach and Volunteer Chair and Business Alternate. I believe that the Planning and Land Use Committee can benefit from more participation from people whose property, business, or life could be affected by a pending development.

Public Safety Representative

Term: 2 Years

1 Elected Member of a public safety organization such as (but not limited to): Codewatch Representatives, Encino Hospital, Neighborhood Watch Groups, West Valley Community Police Advisory Board, West Valley Gray Squad and who is 18 years or older. Stakeholders who live, work, own property or those who declare a stake within the ENC boundaries as a community interest stakeholder and who are 18 years or older
CANDIDATES FILED:
Art Sherman – I am a WWII veteran who lived in Encino since 1970. I work with the W. Valley LAPD and also work with WOW Group of Valley Veterans.
Religious Organization/Institution Representative Term: 2 years 1 Elected Member of, or otherwise involved with a religious organization/institution such as (but not limited to): Chabad of Encino, First Presbyterian Church of Encino, Holy Martyrs Armenian Church, Lady of Grace Church, St.
Cyril Jerusalem Catholic Church, St. Nicholas Episcopal Church,
Temple Ner Maarav, Torat FIayim and Valley Beth Shalom and who is
18 years or older.
Stakeholders who live, work, own property or those who declare a stake within the ENC boundaries as a community interest stakeholder and who are 18 years or older.
CANDIDATES FILED:
Talar Dardarian
Volunteer/Service RepresentativeTerm: 2 years 1 Elected Works/participates in a volunteer/service group such as (but no limited to): Encino Little League, Friends of the Encino-Tarzana Library, Sisters of Social Service and who is 18 years or older. Stakeholders who live, work, own property or those who declare a stake within the ENC boundaries and affirm community internerst for it and who are 18 years or older.
CANDIDATES FILED:
George Jawlakian – As a recent law school graduate and active member of Encino Neighborhood Council, I have learned a great deal about my neighbors and my city. I am running for re-election in order to use my voice and current experience as a board member to further assist in creating a better future for our neighborhood. My goal is to strengthen our community by addressing the concerns of our residents to city agencies and officials. I am proud of the work we have accomplished since joining the board last year, and will continue to work hard to strive success in accomplishing any present and future goals for our community. I hope you will re-elect me, so I can continue to fulfill this vital role. Thank you!
Area 1 RepresentativeTerm: 2 years 1 Elected Resident in Area 1 who is 18 years or older. Stakeholders who reside in Area 1 and who are 18 years or older.
CANDIDATES FILED:
Anni Keusseyan
Glenn Bailey – I currently represent Area 1, which includes Encino Village, Encino Park, and other neighborhoods north of Burbank and west of Balboa boulevards and public facilities such as Balboa Sports Center and Sepulveda Basin Off-Leash Dog Park. On the Neighborhood Council, over the years I have actively served on the Park, Finance, Outreach, Bylaws, and Election committees and have been President since October 2012. For two years I represented the Valley on the Neighborhood Council Budget Advocates, an elected citywide group that makes budget recommendations to the Mayor and City Council. I continue to fight the City’s proposal to make homeowners liable for sidewalk repair damaged by parkway trees (average cost per homeowner $3,500-7,000). Working together we can make Encino an even better place to live and I welcome your questions and suggestions: GlennBaileyENC@yahoo.com I would appreciate your vote and more importantly, your involvement with YOUR Neighborhood Council. Thank you.
Area 2 RepresentativeTerm: 2 years 1 Elected Resident in Area 2 who is 18 years or older. Stakeholders who reside in Area 2 and who are 18 years or older.
CANDIDATES FILED:

Jason E. Ackerman – PLEASE RE-ELECT JASON ACKERMAN ENCINO AREA-2 REPRESENTATIVE! Dear neighbors, it has been an honor and a joy to serve for last year and a half as your Area 2 Representative on the Encino Neighborhood Council. While my first term in office was spent learning the ropes and how to get things done in the great city of Los Angeles, my second term will be spent focusing on projects important to all of us. I am a tireless advocate for pedestrians and alternative transit such as bicycles, buses, and skateboards. I am currently working on: -Protecting land being used by Tapia Brothers to grow food from getting repurposed -Connecting sidewalks on Hayvenhurst Avenue from Magnolia Boulevard to Ventura Blvd -Improving bus service along Balboa Boulevard -Restoring video-conferencing to Van Nuys City Hall I would appreciate your vote Sunday, March 16, 2014 Please friend me on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/encjasonackerman

Marly Tempel –

Area 3 RepresentativeTerm: 2 years 1 Elected Resident in Area 3 who is 18 years or older. Stakeholders who reside in Area 3 and who are 18 years or older.
CANDIDATES FILED:
Kenneth R. Silk – I am running for re-election because of my concern as an Area 3 resident, condo owner, and HOA Board member about conditions in Area 3. I have lived in the Valley for 28 years and prior to retirement had a law office in Encino. Since 2008 I have lived in Area 3 and since 2010 I have served as Area 3 representative. I have been a member of the Public Safety Committee and currently serve as a member of the Transportation Committee and the Elections Committee. Since 2012 I have been the Secretary of the Encino Neighborhood Council. As a retiree I have sufficient time to serve as ability to serve without business conflicts. If re-elected I will continue to vote and speak out against any developments that will cause traffic, parking, or safety problems to Area 3 residents.
Area 4 RepresentativeTerm: 2 years 1 Elected Resident in Area 4 who is 18 years or older. Stakeholders who reside in Area 4 and who are 18 years or older.
CANDIDATES FILED:
Mickey Cohen – I want to keep our area as great as it is today.
Area 5 RepresentativeTerm: 2 years 1 Elected Resident in Area 5 who is 18 years or older. Stakeholders who reside in Area 5 and who are 18 years or older.
CANDIDATES FILED:
Area 6 RepresentativeTerm: 2 years 1 Elected Resident in Area 6 who is 18 years or older. Stakeholders who reside in Area 6 and who are 18 years or older.
CANDIDATES FILED:
Mel N. Roberts – Since 1974, I lived in the same Encino home, and have an interest to protect the homeowners of my district. I am college educated, retired 11 years ago from senior management at Caltech Jet Propulsion Laboratory.
Area 7 RepresentativeTerm: 2 years 1 Elected Resident in Area 7 who is 18 years or older. Stakeholders who reside in Area 7 and who are 18 years or older.
CANDIDATES FILED:
ELECTIONS INFO

Sunday, March 16, 2014

Polling Hours:
10 am – 4 pm

Encino Community Center
4935 Balboa Blvd.
Encino, CA 91316

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