Board of Directors and Officers
The Board of Directors of LHDNO are responsible for the overall management of the Organization. As stated in the By-laws, "The property and affairs of the organization shall be managed , controlled and invested in a Board of Directors..."
The Board is elected by the Membership during the Annual Meeting of the Organization using a staggered term system. The By-laws call for there to be nine (9) Board Members representing nine (9) areas of Leinkauf. (Please note that currently, the Board is elected at large until the nine distinct areas are drawn and approved by the Board and the Membership.) Each board member is elected to a two year term with the 'Odd numbered' areas (1,3,5,7,9) being elected to begin their terms in odd numbered years and the 'Even numbered' areas (2,4,6,8) being elected to begin their terms in even years.
Per the By-Laws, the Board is required to meet at least once every three months and is to report its proceedings to the full Membership. Below you will find the Agendas and Minutes for all Board Meetings.
The Officers of LHDNO, who make up the Executive Committee (EC), are elected by the Board of Directors at their Annual Meeting and serve a one year term. The EC is charged with handling the day to day operation of the Organization between board meetings.
Board Meeting Schedule
Board Meeting Schedules
The Board of Directors usually every 2 months to conduct the business of the organization between Full Membership meetings. The President attempts to schedule a Board Meeting 5 days in advance unless it is an emergency.
To read the agenda and minutes of each Board meeting, click on the tabs above.
Each time the Board meets, a detailed record of minutes is created by the Secretary and/or President that is approved by the full Board at the following meeting. Prior to approval, a draft version will be published here until the board makes final revisions and approves a final version.
Board of Directors and Officers
The current board is listed below. As a Member of LHDNO, you may contact any Board Member using the Contact form below with questions or concerns, keeping in mind that each are volunteers and are not paid for their time and service.
Carol Adams-Davis (Secretary) (Area 1)
Carol grew up in the Leinkauf Neighborhood District at 362 McDonald Avenue. She has over 40 years experience in management of both small and large companies. Carol volunteers in a wide variety of activities. Term of Office :2015 to 2017.
Betty Leslie (Area 2)
Dr. Betty Leslie along with her husband Attorney Phillip Leslie, is a long time resident of Leinkauf living on West Avenue. Dr. Lesllie recently retired from Bishop State College as Dean of Students. Term of Office: 2015-1016.
Harold Bolton (Area 3)
Harold retired from the Mobile Public School's Information Technology Division. He and his wife, Brenda, reside at 310 West Street. They are both Master Gardeners and are involved as volunteers in that program and other community improvement activities. They live with Bitsy their Pekingese. Term of Office: 2015-2017.
Pam Irby (Secretary ) (Area 4)
Pam is a long time resident of Leinkauf having lived at 1603 West Avenue for over 14 years with her husband Seymour. Pam works for the State of Alabama at the Alabama Cooperative Extension System. Term of Office, 2015-2016.
Teresa Tessner (Area 5)
Ed Barry (President) (Area 6)
Ed and his wife Nancy reside at 329 McDonald Ave. They have lived in Leinkauf since 2012. He is the General Manager of the Athelstan Club in Downtown Mobile and has over 25 years of experience working with Board of Directors.
David Knowles (Treasurer) (Area 7)
Joseph Mahoney (Area 8)
Joe is retired after 40 years and is active in a variety of civic activities. He was one of the original organizers of the Leinkauf Historic District. He renovated his home at 250 Michigan Avenue in 1987 and resides there with his wife Diane. Term of Office: 2015-2016.
Terry Stanfield (Area 9)
Terry Stanfield moved to the Mobile area in 2011 from North Carolina with his now wife Cortney. They spent the first year on the Eastern Shore until, as he says, "we came to our senses and found a house in midtown." Terry is a Software Developer at iSAM North America for steelmaking, mining, and port applications. Terry and Courtney reside on Stocking Street. Term of Office: 2015-2017.