Annual Meeting – Board Election

The next EPIC Annual Meetings will occur on Saturday, April 24th 2021 at 10am.

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Call for Nominations for Board Members:

EPIC is looking for nominations for board members, if you are interested, we encourage you to fill out the forms found here (Word Doc) or here (PDF) by April 2nd 2021. Please send completed nomination forms to epic.ssantiago@gmail.com AND cassandra_tridani29@yahoo.com. Nominations from the floor of the Annual Meeting will also be accepted but these nominations will miss out on any votes submitted prior to the Annual Meeting as online voting will open April 17th.

Eligibility to Vote and to Run for EPIC Board:

You are eligible to Vote for the EPIC board AND run for the EPIC board if:

  • You live, work or own property in East Phillips AND
  • You are at least 18 years of age

Board members elected at the January 2021 election will have a term of 1 year 3 months (until April 2022) and the April 2021 will have a term of 2 years (until April 2023).

EPIC is looking for nominations for board members, if you are interested, we encourage you to fill out the forms found here (Word Doc) or here (PDF) by April 2nd 2021. Please send completed nomination forms to epic.ssantiago@gmail.com AND cassandra_tridani29@yahoo.com. Nominations from the floor of the Annual Meeting will also be accepted but these nominations will miss out on any votes submitted prior to the Annual Meeting

January 23rd, 2021 members elected to the EPIC Board:
Laura Dale

 

Nikolas Winter-Simat:

I have lived in East Phillips since 1999. My wife and I have two kids and we use our yard to host community workshops and events. My vision for East Phillips is that it becomes a safe place for all to thrive. For me this includes the amazingly diverse people in East Phillips as well as the plants and animals of this region. I believe this can happen to the degree that we as residents get to know, trust and work together. For this reason I value events, projects and systems that are collaborative and build healthy connections. As a board member of EPIC I hope to help establish a whole-systems approach that acknowledges the interconnectedness and complexity of our community and works to build on the existing relationships and projects.

I consider myself an educator, designer and community organizer. I hold a BA in Linguistics, a Masters in Philosophy and am an Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. In 2012 I developed an arts-focused alternative high school in Brisbane Australia and have since taught university courses in design, philosophy, ethics and sustainability. I am currently the Dean of Students at a Montessori high school.

David Ingold:

David Ingold is a problem-solver by day and a community advocate by night. He enjoys challenging the status quo, building spreadsheets, getting to know people, and working alongside others. Hailing from Arizona, he is now grateful to be planted in East Phillips, the best neighborhood around (in his opinion), at Seed House, an intentional community house. While endeavoring to work on his green thumb, he has more digital experience than being in the soil, and so he’s hoping he can help EPIC with any digital organization that will make the work more organized, efficient and accessible. He has experience with two other non-profits, Seg-Way Ministries and CityLife Church, helping with budgets, organizational administration, and leadership development. He’s happy to pitch in as needed, and is eager to learn from and work with all his neighbors. His incredible neighbors are the reason he loves East Phillips, along with the neighborhood’s unique history, diverse communities, rich cultures, and potential for the future. Puede hablar un poco de español.

Hannah Lieder

Hello Neighbors,

We are 22 year residents of East Phillips. As a wife and a mother of four kids (and unofficially a
few more) I have learned patience and flexibility. I enjoy exposing kids to the wonderful world
beyond digital screens. I love to laugh and have fun and I have a great sense of humor and an
active imagination. My most enjoyable activities are cooking, writing, art, music, videography,
reading and anything outdoors. I also enjoy building things. Our latest project was turning my
dog scooter into an electric scooter. I accidentally oversized the motor which makes it fun to
ride because it has so much power! I’ve carried four kids and myself to the Wedge to buy ice
cream and then to the lake to eat it together. Fun times!

Professionally I have considerable experience with finances and financial reporting. As a
member of the board I hope to promote more community engagement. We have many
talented, enthusiastic people living here who would like to be more involved in the community
and I want to help make that happen. I want EPIC to become an organization that supports
residents’ dreams and ideas and helps bring them to fruition. And I want EPIC to become more
transparent in its finances and governance and fulfill its responsibilities to the city in a timely manner.