Interested in joining the HPDL Board?
Meet the two candidates!
Amanda Greene Guentzel-Page
Amanda has lived in Minneapolis for 16 years, including 8 years in the Page neighborhood. After being involved in organizing events and information for her block, she developed an interest in serving a similar role for the HPDL neighborhood. Amanda works in strategic communications and public engagement. Amanda and her husband have two young children and greatly enjoy taking in all our neighborhood has to offer.
Three fun facts about Amanda: She has a one-eyed dog named Nigel. She was once the voice of the MSP Airport trams. She has jumped into a frozen lake dressed as Babe the Blue Ox.
Chris moved to Minnesota in 2010, living in several different neighborhoods around the Twin Cities until his family moved to Hale in 2018. During his time here he has volunteered with several different organizations, trying to help out in my community. He is currently serving as communication liaison between HPDL and Neighborhood Roots, the organization running the Nokomis farmer's market. He loves to spend time outdoors, especially cycling, kayaking, and hiking. He's a passionate soccer fan, and you can find him in the supporters section of Minnesota United games cheering on Loons. he lives in Hale with his wife, 18 month old son, and dog.
Three fun facts about Chris: Took his first canoe trip before he was one years old. He makes hot sauce from ground to bottle. Chris is a member of Dark Clouds Supporters group in MN.
Join the HPDL Board!
This Spring, the Hale-Page-Diamond Lake Community will be electing 2 board members to the HPDL Board of Directors, one from Hale and one from Page. Want to work with amazing and dedicated neighbors through events, projects, and programming? Do you have a passion for collaborating and creating in an engaging and welcoming community? Get involved by running and voting this May!
The HPDL Community Association serves three neighborhoods with 10,644 residents and dozens of businesses in the most southern part of Minneapolis. Our mission is to maintain and improve our quality of life through inclusive programs that serve the neighborhoods' present and future needs. We strive to foster a sense of community and to promote the community as a vibrant place to live and work for people of all races, identities and backgrounds through communication, stewardship, and community involvement.
We're looking for people who will bring enthusiasm and creativity to the board while actively engaging in HPDL offerings. Strategically-minded neighbors who represent all members of the community are encouraged to run. We are seeking board members to help shape the future of our neighborhood association and share innovative financial strategies.
HPDL will participate in the citywide Neighborhood Day on Saturday May 13 from 3:00-4:30pm at Pearl Park. We will highlight our neighborhood association and have a pop-up social, yard games, and entertainment from our local Music Lab. This event will kick off the election for Board of Directors. Voting will run from May 15 - 18. If two or less interested board members present themselves, the Board of Directors will accept their candidacy without votes and will become board members at our May board meeting.
Want to learn more?
Join our monthly board meeting on Monday, April 27 @7pm to meet us, ask questions, and see what it’s all about! Please attend the perspective board member information session on Thursday, May 4, 2023 at 7:00pm. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for the virtual link. See our job description below for more details.
We have 2 open seats, one from Page and one from Hale. You must be over 18 years of age and live in the neighborhood or be a
business owner in the neighborhood to be eligible to run.
How to Apply:
Please complete your online application by May 11, 2023 to be included in the online candidate guide.