2023 ANNUAL MEETING
2023 ANNUAL MEETING
SAVE THE DATE!
Monday, October 16
Lutheran Church of the Redeemer
285 N Dale Street
The 2023 Annual Meeting will be held on Monday, October 16, from 6 pm to 8 pm at Lutheran Church of the Redeemer in the cafeteria. Parking is easily accessible in the back lot.
PLEASE NOTE: The Parking Lot, which you will access from Iglehart Avenue, is in the back of the church, and you will also enter the building in the back.
We'll review RHA past year accomplishments, celebrate the return of several events plus the addition of new events. We'll review upcoming activities and programs as well as review Board voting.
We'll also have appetizers, treats from Marc Heu Pattisierie Paris, and drinks, PLUS a fun event at 7 pm.
Special Guest Cyn of CynCity Tours
CynCity Tours will be sharing some spooky ghost stories and history with us! Cyn, St. Paul native and author of the book "Alvin Karpis and the Barker Gang in Minnesota" will join us. Learn more about Cyn and her husband Bick, who run these fabulous tour programs.
Check out ongoing tour options on their website, and watch our social media pages for opportunities to volunteer on some of their upcoming tours!
Don't miss this year's meeting to see what's coming. All are welcome!
Please contact Dan Reed at firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
Our friends with The Odd Couple Team - Keller Williams have started their annual COAT DRIVE, collecting coats for Joseph's Coat.
There will be a collection box at the annual meeting if you would like to donate a coat to their drive.
BOARD POSITIONS & CANDIDATES
Jacob Walls is a Saint Paul native and a long time resident of Ramsey Hill, along with his wife Jade. After graduating from Highland Park, he attended the University of Minnesota for both his Undergraduate and Graduate degrees in Public Policy. He is currently pursuing his second Masters degree in Data Analytics at Saint Thomas. Professionally, Jacob has spent the past 13 years as a Cyber Security specialist and is currently a Director of IT at Thomson Reuters. Although a professional in the private sector, his background in public policy continues to motivate him to volunteer and engage in community affairs. Jacob believes that the Ramsey Hill neighborhood offers one of the most historically rich locations to live in Minnesota and the Ramsey Hill Association could not offer a better opportunity to engage and give back to this wonderful neighborhood. He's honored to have served as President, completing the last year of RHA's previous President Cathy Maes term. Jacob is up for reelection for his first full term as RHA President.
Elizabeth (Libby) Reed became interim Secretary in June of 2021 and has since enjoyed executing the role of Secretary and is looking forward to continuing in the position. Libby has visited St. Paul and the Ramsey Hill neighborhood most of her life and moved here in 2017 to be close to family and friends. She purchased a home two years ago at Iglehart and Arundel and resides there with her cat, Annie.
Libby is a Business Systems Analyst in the Fintech industry, currently working from home. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her friends, attending Minnesota United games as a season ticket member and enjoying the wonderful culture of the Twin Cities. She has immensely enjoyed the opportunity to connect with the neighborhood through RHA and looks forward to continuing to serve as Secretary.
Shawne Monihan recently joined the board as the interim Community Partnership chair and is looking forward to continuing in the role.
Resident of the RHA neighborhood since 1973 except for a 7-year sojourn in Highland.
Professional background: Retired. Long career in fund development and marketing for nonprofit organizations; small business owner.
Education: B.A. History, Trinity College, Washington, D.C.
Past Board Membership: Minnesota Board of Law Examiners, Children's Health Care - St. Paul, St. Paul Junior League, Ramsey Hill Association (2000 -2002).
Volunteer Activities: English tutor for refugees, International Institute of Minnesota.
Family: husband, Michael Monahan (past president of RHA), three children, eight. grandchildren
Jim Keane was a registered architect since the mid 1980's, now retired and is a current licensed Realtor. Corporate advances took him to many cities in the US, to jobs also in Amsterdam, Paris and London. He returned to his native St Paul in 1990 and in 1996 bought his current Portland Avenue home and began an extensive renovation there touching every surface. Previously was the Land Use chair for the Ramsey Hill Association, leaving the Board after the carriage house controversy. He returned to the Board as Historic Preservation chair in 2022.
OPEN BOARD POSITIONS
HOUSE TOUR CHAIR
If you are interested in running for one of these positions, please email Dan Reed.
Please note: The open positions will not be voted upon at the Annual Meeting.