OUR BOARD

Kirkwood Neighbors Organization

The KNO Board of Directors is made up of a President, Vice President, Treasurer, & Secretary. Their responsibilities as well as how they are nominated and elected are laid out in our bylaws.
Officers are elected to serve a 12-month term (January to December). Elections are held at the November meeting. Nominations can be made by committee and/or by nominations from the floor. Newly elected Officers take office January 10th. 

PRESIDENT

The President shall preside over all Monthly and Special Meetings and perform all administrative duties as required by the office including preparing an agenda for Monthly Meetings. The President shall act as "Spokesperson" for KNO in all matters pertaining to its business but should not commit KNO to any business or express any viewpoint for KNO that has not first been approved by the KNO membership. The President shall be authorized to disburse funds.

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Katie Kissel

President - elected January 2020

How long have you lived in Kirkwood?

Since 2013

What you enjoy most about living here?
The neighborhoody vibe with all the conveniences and diversity that come with living in the city.


What is your profession?

Sales in the non-profit and food industry.


What other roles you have played previously in KNO if any?
Public safety chair and Spring Fling Marketing chair.

VICE PRESIDENT

The Vice President shall preside over the standing committees, assist the President, act for the President when the President is unable to serve and assume all duties as agreed upon.

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Megan Owens

Vice President - elected January 2020

How long have you lived in Kirkwood?

9 years

What you enjoy most about living here?
The community in Kirkwood is very connected and we care a lot about what happens in our corner of Atlanta - sometimes too much.


What is your profession?

Math nerd and data analyst


What other roles you have played previously in KNO if any?
Public Safety Chair, Treasurer for both KNO and Kirkwood Spring Fling

Secretary

The Secretary shall be the custodian of all records except such as specifically assigned in these bylaws to others. The Secretary shall take and report to the KNO membership minutes of all Monthly Meetings, Special Meetings and meetings of the Board of Directors. The Secretary shall keep an attendance list of each meeting and may also assist the President with correspondence. The Secretary shall coordinate and prepare an annual activity report.

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Carl Holt

Secretary - elected January 2020

How long have you lived in Kirkwood?

9 years

What you enjoy most about living here?

I enjoy being able to walk, roll, and use transit to meet neighbors, visit my favorite watering holes and restaurants.


What is your profession?

Water, Wastewater Industry


What other roles you have played previously in KNO if any?
Kirkwood Spring Fling Festival Chair and all-around ramblerouser.

Treasurer

The Treasurer shall keep all financial records and supporting documents of all income and expenses for KNO and provide an updated financial statement at each Monthly Meeting. The Treasurer shall be authorized to receive monies and sign disbursements for KNO. The Treasurer shall be responsible for insuring that all disbursements have had prior approval by the Membership if the disbursement exceeds $100.00, except in the case of emergency (any act which might compromise the official standing of KNO or danger to life or property). The Treasurer shall prepare an annual financial report. The Treasurer shall keep and maintain an accurate and ongoing record of the KNO’s financial transactions on financial or bookkeeping software purchased by KNO.

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Bill Dewalt

Treasurer - elected January 2019

How long have you lived in Kirkwood?

Since 2016

What you enjoy most about living here?

I like Kirkwood's friendly neighbors and the enthusiasm for making the neighborhood better for everyone.


What is your profession?

Investment consulting


What other roles you have played previously in KNO if any?
KNO member since 2017