The Allandale Neighborhood Association’s General Membership meeting is next Wednesday, September 5, 7-9pm at NW Recreation Center. The new Executive Committee must be voted on and approved by the general membership (nominees below). Proposed bylaws changes must also be voted on by the membership (online here: https://allandaleneighbor.com/2018/08/ana-2018-bylaws-changes.html). Full agenda will be posted in the coming days.

If you are an ANA meeting, please come to the meeting for these important votes and to welcome the new Executive Committee.

Best,
Scott Ehlers
ANA President, 2017-18
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2018 – 2019 ANA Executive Committee Nominees

President
Kevin Smith, 2nd term, 8+ year resident, Park View Dr., Sr IT Application Analyst, City of Austin

  • Austin resident since 1999 (Allandale since 2010)
  • 2017-2018 Nominating Committee Chair
  • 2017-2018 Member of Zoning, Communications, Bylaws, and Parks Committees

Vice President
Adam Haynes, 2nd term, 20+ year resident, Silverleaf Circle, Self-Employed, Consulting Business specializing in Lobbying

  • Moved to Allandale in 1996
  • 2 sons – Gullet, Lamar, and then McCallum
  • Scoutmaster for Troop 49
  • Lobbyist specializing in energy, water, and land-use policies
  • 2017-2018 Bylaws Committee Chair; 2017-2018 Zoning Committee
  • 2018 Committee on Shoal Creek Redesign Chair

Secretary
Ranleigh Hirsh, 3rd term, 14+year resident, W. 49th St., age 50+, IT Product Manager

  • Certified Texas Master Naturalist
  • Volunteer with: City of Austin’s Wildlands Conservation Division, Austin Nature and Science Center, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, and Meals on Wheels Central Texas
  • 2017-2018 Membership Committee Chair
  • 2016 – 2017 ANA Membership Committee
  • 2016 – 2018 ANA Bull Creek Road Coalition Rep
  • 2016 – 2018 Zoning Committee

Treasurer
Erik Butler, 3rd term, 4+ year resident, Marilyn Dr., age 30+, Vice President for U.S. Surface Warehouse

  • B.A. in Corporate Communications; Masters of Business Administration, University of Texas at Austin.
  • 2017 – 2018 Treasurer

Joanne Senyk, 3rd term, 2+year resident, Fairlane Dr., age 60+, Real Estate Broker, Kuper/Sotheby’s

  • Austin resident since 1973
  • Three children raised in Allandale who attended Gullett, Lamar, and McCallum
  • 14-term board of director member for her synagogue, including Fundraising VP and Membership VP
  • Board member and chairman of local board and board member and regional chairman, Jewish Women International
  • Political campaign volunteer in Austin and throughout the country

Allan McMurtry, 3rd term, served multiple terms in past, 40+ year resident, Cary Dr., age 70+, Small Business Owner

  • BA, MA, MBA
  • Two-time past president of the ANA, including during zoning rollback
  • Past ANA rep to the ANC
  • Board member during major events affecting Allandale, including design of Shoal Creek flooding solution, waste water tunnel down Shoal Creek, WalMart development
  • President of Austin Crossroads which fought against Koenig Lane Freeway
  • Member of City of Austin Zoning and Platting Commission, Flag Lot Subcommittee
  • 2016 – 2018 Land Development Code Chair

Todd Shaw, 3rd term, 25-year resident, Strass Dr., age 50+, Consulting Engineer, Austin Energy

  • B.S., Chemical Engineering, University of Texas at Austin
  • Volunteer, Bull Creek Road Coalition • Volunteer, Highland Park Elementary, Lamar, and McCallum, including fundraising
  • Founding member of Lamar Middle School Orchestra Booster Club
  • 2016 – 2018 Zoning Chair

Monica Malhotra, 2nd term, 2+ year resident, Whiteway Drive

  • MBA, CFA
  • Moved to Allandale from New York in 2016
  • Was Executive Director, Trading for JP Morgan Chase in New York
  • 2017-2018 Parks Committee Chair

Jarren Wenderlein Sternburg, 2nd term, 2+ year resident, Hunt Trail, Legal Counsel, Commercial-New Relic, Inc.

  • MBA, JD
  • 17+ year Austin resident
  • Passion for community service (Capital Area AIDS Legal Services, Leadership Austin, Dell Children’s Hospital, Texas School for the Deaf, GEN Austin, American Civil Liberties Union, and Habitat for Humanity)
  • Board member at Asian Family Support Services of Austin
  • 2017-2018 Bylaws Committee

Outgoing Board Members

  • Scott Ehlers
  • Rand Zumwalt

At Large – New Members

Diana Wheeler, 20-year resident, 49th Street, IT Director, Lower Colorado River Authority

  • Masters degree, Environmental Science, Yale University
  • Children attend Lamar and McCallum
  • Board President, Camp Fire Central Texas

Amanda Cagle, 1+ year resident, Shoal Creek Blvd., Attorney, Texas Dept. of Insurance

  • JD, University of Texas Law School; Bachelor’s degree, Harvard/Radcliffe College
  • Lived in Austin for 20 years, then Portland for 5.  Back in Austin and Allandale since June 2017.
  • Involved in ANA this year, working on Shoal Creek Boulevard redesign issue