New Officers Elected to The Rose Park Neighborhood Board

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The Rose Park Neighborhood Board elects 2014-2015 officers. The Rose Park Neighborhood Association (RPNA) representing over 22,000 residents and property owners and home to two historic districts of Rose Park and Rose Park South held its annual officer elections.

We are pleased to announce as follows: Gretchen Swanson, President; Emily Stevens, Vice President; Chris Wisniewski, Secretary; and Tim Scanlan, Treasurer. The board members at-large include: Scottie Hinkey, a past president; Stephen Grindle; Chuck Barrick; David Clement; and Alan Mullikin.

The new slate of officers offer years of experience in event organizing and membership outreach. And as always the board works toward organization’s mission of positive identity, quality of life and the fostering of cooperation and communication among its residents. Questions?

About The Rose Park Neighborhood Association
The RPNA is a 501 c 3 non-profit, The Rose Park Neighborhood Association ( was formed in 1999 to:

  • Foster cooperation, communication and pride among residents of the area.
  • Create a positive identity for Rose park throughout Long Beach and beyond.
  • Encourage an understanding of citizenship and civic responsibility.
  • Promote an appreciation for the neighborhoods architectural history and its preservation
  • Increase the quality of life in our neighborhood.

We’re a recognized nonprofit volunteer organization organized to represent the residents of this area and protect and promote its interests. We’re bounded by 10th St on the north, 4th St on the South, Cherry Ave on the West, and Redondo Ave on the East, and we include two of Long Beach’s largest designated historic districts: Rose Park North (north of Seventh Street) and Rose Park South (south of Seventh Street). These historic districts are comprised primarily of beautiful craftsman and bungalow homes that date from the beginning of the twentieth century to the late-1920s, reflecting the architecture of early Long Beach. More than 22,000 residents call Rose Park home.

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