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Welcome to The Greater Wilshire Neighborhood Council website. Your interest shows a commitment to your neighborhood and your city.

All meetings are open to the public and their times and locations are published on this page under Meeting Schedules. If you have an item you would like placed on a meeting agenda, please contact info@greaterwilshire.org or (424) 901-1409, at least two weeks before the meeting. Meeting agendas are posted on this site and around the Greater Wilshire community at least 72 business hours before our meetings.

Owen Smith, President

2016 Neighborhood Council Elections

Have a voice in your local government.

Vote on Election Day!


Date:
May 1, 2016
Time: 12pm – 4pm


Location:
The Barking Lot
366 North Larchmont Ave
Los Angeles, 90004

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Visit our 2016 Election page for complete information on voter qualifications and document requirements.

View a list of all certified candidates for the 15 Geographic Area and 6 Special Interest Representatives.

Welcome to the Greater Wilshire Neighborhood Council

We are one of ninety-nine Neighborhood Councils and serve as liaisons between our Greater Wilshire community and the City.  We are a volunteer, elected Board with members representing our various neighborhoods and community interests.

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Celebrate Earth Day in Greater Wilshire

The event will be held at the Memorial Branch Library in the Brookside neighborhood (4625 W Olympic Blvd) on Saturday, April 27th, from 10 to 2. Please check back for updates!

Special Mtg. Sat, 11/4: “Can I Recycle That? And New Rules for the Green Bin” – Free Kitchen Pails* and Free Street Trees*

Learn the answers to all your Blue Bin and Green Bin questions...
• So many types of plastic... can they all be recycled?
• What about styrofoam? That plastic Amazon envelope?
• Am I “wishcycling”?
• What types of metals?
• Can bones go in the Green Bin?
• What about cheese?
• Pizza box? Blue, Green, or Black Bin?
• Items labeled “compostable” and “biodegradable”?
Green Bin 2.0: now it’s the easiest way to reduce your carbon
emissions by sending your food scraps to the City’s compost heap!
FREE Educational Opportunity
Saturday, Nov 4, 2023 — 10:00 a.m. to noon
Memorial Branch Library
4625 W Olympic Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90019
Free Kitchen Pail Available to
Attendees While Supplies Last

Join us on Saturday at 10 at Memorial Branch Library across from LA High School! Bring your questions!

UPDATE: we’ll be joined by KYCC who are bringing street trees* that you can take home and plant!

*while supplies last

New GWNC Board & Alternates Elected

The Greater Wilshire community has successfully elected a new GWNC Board for the upcoming 2-year term starting in July, 2023. Click HERE for a link to the election results.

There are a number of vacancies for alternates to board seats. Please contact Secretary@GreaterWilshire.org if you might be interested in being appointed to one of those seats.

Below is a list of the new board and alternates.

Board/Alternate Seat NameRepresentative Name
BrooksideOWEN SMITH
Citrus SquareJEFFRY CARPENTER
Country Club HeightsSELENE BETANCOURT
Fremont PlaceMARK MCQUEEN
Hancock ParkJENNIFER DEVORE
La Brea/HancockSIXTO J. SICILIA
Larchmont VillageCHARLES D’ATRI
MelroseJESSECA HARVEY
Oakwood/Maplewood/St AndrewsTESS PAIGE
Ridgewood-Wilton/St Andrews SquarePATRICIA (PATTI) CARROLL
Sycamore SquareCONRAD STARR
Western-WiltonANDY GALAN
Wilshire ParkJOHN GRESHAM
Windsor SquareGARY GILBERT
Windsor VillageJULIE KIM
At LargeCINDY CHVATAL-KEANE
RentersTOMMY ATLEE
BusinessROMI CORTIER
EducationSCOTT APPEL
ReligionBENJAMIN ROSENBERG
Other Non-ProfitBRIAN CURRAN
Brookside AlternateVACANT
CItrus Square AlternateVACANT
Country Club AlternateVACANT
Fremont Place AlternateVACANT
Hancock Park AlternateDAVID TRAINER
La Brea/Hancok AlternateVACANT
Larchmont Village AlternateVINCENT COX
Oakwood/Maplewood/St Andrews AlternateALEX NAVA
Ridgewood-Wilton/St Andrews Sq AltVACANT
Sycamore Square AlternateVACANT
Western-Wilton AlternateVACANT
Wilshire Park AlternateVACANT
Windsor Square AlternnateDAVID MEISTER
Windsor Village AlternateBIANCA SPARKS ROJAS
At Large AlternateLUCY PINKWATER
Renters AlternateMJ ANDERSON
Business AlternateJOHN WINTHER
Education AlternateVACANT
Religion AlternateSUZANA KIM
Other Non-Profit AlternateMARK ALPERS

2023 Candidate Statements & GWNC Candidate Zoom Presentations (YouTube)

Official Candidate Statements can be found HERE. You can also catch the March 27th GWNC Candidate Zoom Presentations below:

Greater Wilshire Neighborhood Council 2023 Elections – Candidate Forum/Presentations

Jump to a particular candidate at the links below (includes only those candidates who made presentations at the March 27th forum):

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2023 Candidates for Upcoming GWNC Election

See the list of candidates here: GWNC 2023 Election Candidates and make a plan to vote in the upcoming election! This year, you can either vote in person at The Barking Lot on Larchmont on April 30 or submit a ballot by mail that is postmarked by April 30. More voting information — and how to request a Vote-by-Mail ballot — can be found on our Elections page.

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