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Director’s note By Jeff Baker

the Northern Section. Avalon and Natalie have decided to focus on their families and their work. Please join meto step down from their as Co-directors of the Young in thanking these twopositions volunteers for their dedication Planners Group (YPG) to focus on their families and their and service. work. join me in thanking these two WePlease are currently seeking candidates forvolunteers Director for their and service. of thededication Young Planners Group. Please contact me at We are currently seekingifcandidates for Director Jeff.Baker@dublin.ca.gov you are interested in of theposition. Young Planners Group. Please contact me at this Jeff.Baker@dublin.ca.gov you are interested in The Northern SectionifBy-Laws this position. (http://bit.ly/O0dLMo, page 13, Section 4.7.16) lists Northern Section By-Laws (http://bit.ly/O0dLMo, theThe following duties for the YPG director: page 13, Section 4.7.16) lists the following duties • Organize and provide a forum for students andfor the YPG director: planners ages 35 and under, or new practicing

Holiday party party The 2013 2013 holiday holiday season seasonisisrapidly rapidly approaching! approaching! Please Please join joinus usto tokick kick off the season season with with the theannual annual Northern Northern Section Sectionholiday holidayparty. party.This Thisyear’s year’sevent eventwill willbe held Friday, November 22, at PM at District, 827 827 be held Friday, November 22,7 at 7 PM at District, Washington Washington Street, Street,downtown downtownOakland. Oakland.At Atthe thecorner corner of of Washington Washingtonand and9th, 9th,District Districtisisjust justthree threeblocks blocksfrom the BARTBART stationstation (11th and Broadway exit). from12th the Street 12th Street (11th and This is always Broadway exit). a fun event and an opportunity to catch up with theanyear’s accomplishThiscolleagues is always aand funcelebrate event and opportunity ments! we will hold annual California to catchAsupalways, with colleagues andour celebrate the year’s Planning Foundation party. youannual can accomplishments! Asauction always,atwethe will holdIfour donate an item, it would be greatlyauction appreciated. California Planning Foundation at the All party. proceeds towardan student Please apprecontact If you cangodonate item, scholarships. it would be greatly Darcy CPF Liaison at darcy.kremin@urs.com. ciated.Kremin, All proceeds go toward student scholarships. Please page Darcy xx for more information and at to reserve for Please see contact Kremin, CPF Liaison the party. darcy.kremin@urs.com. Please see page 10 for more information and Section to reserve for the party. Election of Northern Treasurer

• Organize and provide a forum for students and professionals, which will cultivate young professionals practicing planners ages 35 and under, or new through career building programs, social events, and professionals, which will cultivate young professionals mentoring opportunities; through career building social events, and • Work closely with otherprograms, board members, including mentoring opportunities; the University Liaison and Student Representatives, • Work closelyand withorganize other board members, to publicize events; and including the University Liaison and Student Representatives, • Maintain social networking platforms and keep to publicize and organize events; and with members current on new ways to communicate

Young Planners November means itGroup is election time for the Northern Section. Be sure to cast your for Avalon the next Shultz, Treasurer. I would like to recognize andvote thank See the and article on page for more information how AICP, Natalie DexxLeon for their years ofon service to cast your vote. to the Northern Section. Avalon and Natalie have decidedPlanners to step down from their positions as Young Group Co-directors of the Young Planners Group (YPG) I would like to recognize and thank Avalon Shultz, AICP, and Natalie De Leon for their years of service to

• Maintain of all ages.social networking platforms and keep current on new ways to communicate with members of all ages. To learn more about the Young Planners Group, To learn more about the Young Planners Group, go to http://bit.ly/18doFld, and visit the group on go to http://bit.ly/18doFld, and visit the group on n www.facebook.com/YPGNorCal facebook.com/YPGNorCal

$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$ $ $ $ Call for Nominations for Northern Section Treasurer $ $ We are seeking nominations for the Section Treasurer position. The Treasurer $ $ $ $ prepares an annual budget, is accountable for all Section accounts and funds, $ $ submits financial reports to the Section Board, and submits a year-end financial $ $ report to the Chapter. Any Section member may submit their name and a candi- $ $ date’s statement not to exceed 500 words to the Nomination Committee for $ $ $ $ consideration and inclusion on the ballot. If interested, please submit your $ $ information to: Andrea Ouse, Section Director-Elect, at aouse@ci.vallejo.ca.us $ $ by November 15, 2013. Ballots will be distributed to the membership in $ $ $ $ December. For detailed information on the Treasurer position, go especially to $ $ page 8, §4.6.5 of the Northern Section By-Laws, http://bit.ly/O0dLMo $ $ $ $$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$

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November 2013

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