Meet with us online via Zoom or in person at Hope (enter from the parking lot).
The HSPI president is responsible for leading all regular and special meetings of both the council and executive board. He appoints committee chairs and helps find support for them as needed. The president also maintains relationships with neighborhood partners and city officials to advocate for South Park.
Runs meetings in the absence of the president and first VP. Becomes president if the current president steps down. Duties as delegated by the president. In addition: brings suggestions to the team for outbound events (those that promote South Park to the public).
Runs meetings in the absence of the president and first VP. Becomes president if the current chief and first VP step down. Duties as delegated by the president. In addition: brings suggestions to the team for inbound events (those that promote South Park to its neighbors and encourage community).
Heads up an annual membership drive. Takes attendance at each meeting to ensure those who vote are members in good standing. Maintains list of members with contact information. Makes sure monthly meeting notices go out. In addition: This role would make an excellent Volunteer Coordinator, helping members find suitable ways to contribute to the neighborhood.
The treasurer is responsible for all council funds and financial affairs. A financial report is given at each membership meeting.
Records minutes of the Board and Membership meetings. Maintains a file of all past minutes. Oversight of the HSPI emails and Facebook pages, working with marketing/advertising /PR/webmaster in the timely dissemination of minutes/news/info/surveys. Keeps an annual meeting/events calendar, alerting planning teams to possible conflicts.
HSPI and the neighborhood board focus on: Improving housing stock, nurturing a safer neighborhood environment, nurturing community among our neighbors and the city of Dayton, working with HSPI standing committees, and advocating for South Park with the City and prospective developers. We rely on your voices and volunteerism to make things happen! Members of the executive team and chairs are asked to attend one executive meeting and one membership meeting each month.
Come to a meeting to hear monthly reports, stay after and introduce yourself at the mini-social. Ask questions, and find out how you can get involved.
Our last meeting of the summer takes place in the patio at Branch & Bone. Please make time for this meeting so you can catch up on all the issues HSPI tackles on behalf of our neighbors.
Review Emerson’s plan to move cars off Hickory Street during pickup/dropoff times. Guests include Jeff Chamberlain, Dir of Real Estate for National Heritage Academies; Ariane Johnson, Principal of Emerson Academy; City of Dayton staff members.