Get Involved

Committees work with a board member chair to manage long-term projects and initiatives. If you have a particular concern about something in the neighborhood, please contact the chairperson listed below. New volunteers are always welcome if you would like to help.

Engagement

Increase participation from neighbors and raise funds to support neighborhood programs. Contact Jaclyn Mothupi JaclynMothupi@gmail.com

Zoning and Codes

Educate neighbors about building and zoning laws that protect the livability and historic character of the neighborhood, and how violations can be reported to the city. Coordinate efforts to represent the neighborhood at public hearings for code variances or changes. Contact Tom Grooms tagrooms@gmail.com

Streets

Work with Metro departments to improve safety on our streets and sidewalks and to promote their usability by all. Contact Nora Liggett Nora.liggett@wallerlaw.com

Beautification

Support efforts to improve the appearance of our streets and buildings. Help to plan our yearly Plant Swap, the Tree Day sale, and ongoing neighborhood planting and clean-up efforts. Contact Susan Schipani Susans215@aol.com

Communications

Spread the word to neighbors using the newsletter, website, and social media. Volunteers are needed to write articles for the newsletter, distribute it to houses, and to keep our electronic communications current. Contact Hannah Kestner kestner.hannah@gmail.com

Special Events

Plan and coordinate our neighborhood events, including the Holiday Lights Carriage Tour, the Dragon Music Sundays summer concert series, the Dragon Parade and Ice Cream Social, and the Annual Meeting. Contact Phil Ryan at phillip.w.ryan@gmail.com

Institutional Relations

Work with partners including Metro Schools, Vanderbilt University, Metro Police, Hillsboro Village merchants, and Ronald McDonald House to promote good communication and advance shared goals. Contact Jessica McDuffie-Massey jmcduffiemassey@gmail.com