A city starts with its neighborhoods, and your neighborhood starts with you. By becoming a member of NENA, you’ll be joining one of Olympia’s most effective and active neighborhood associations. 350 members strong and growing, NENA can help you shape the future of your neighborhood and make our community a more vibrant, safer, and more beautiful place to live. As a NENA member you’ll be able to:
- Stay informed about what’s up in our neck of the woods
- Tap the creativity, passion, and expertise of your neighbors to address the issues that are important to you
- Add your voice to your neighborhood’s chorus of voices advocating for positive change on important issues like crime prevention,
code enforcement, and sidewalk and trail construction.
- Get to know your neighbors and have fun at NENA events like our annual potluck picnic celebration in September.
Becoming a new member, renewing your current membership, or making a donation is easy. Just download this membership form or use Pay Pal.
Yearly dues are still only $10, although we do encourage those who can to contribute more.
NENA Board of Directors
President: Brian Mark | Vice President: Peter Guttchen Treasurer: John Looysen | Secretary: Adam Brown
Brian Mark | Peter Guttchen | Tom Badger | Mike Dexel | Amanda Sipher | John Looysen | Adam Brown
NENA members working in these areas:
Facebook Mike Dexel, Peter Guttchen, Keith Edgerton
Touchstone Group Home, Mike Dexel
Joy Avenue Trail
Peter Guttchen, Chris Fuess, Jack Horton, Rozanne Rants, Chuck Schultz, Kristin Sogge, Suzanne Wenner
Mission Creek Stewards
Tom Badger & Wendy Gerstel, Lowell Dickson, Cynthia Farrar, Joan Healey, Peter Impara
NENA Bylaws – last updated November, 2016
NENA does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion,creed, gender, gender expression, age, national origin or ancestry, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities, events, projects, or programs. These activities include, but are not limited to, the selection of board members, association members, volunteers, and vendors.
Austin Hildreth, our neighborhood, generously created a map of our official boundaries:
NENA’s Board of Directors meets periodically throughout the year. If you have interest in attending a Board meeting please send an email to NENA President
BOARD MEMBER RESPONSIBILITIES
Vice-president – Peter Guttchen
*additional help always welcome!
Website Manager – Austin Hildreth