Board Member Highlight: Mary Trondson

Mary Trondson has served on the Lyndale Neighborhood Association’s board since 2023 and is a business owner in the Lyndale neighborhood. She is involved with the Crime & Safety Committee.

Here’s what Mary had to say about her experience on the board:

Question: What advice would you give to someone considering joining a nonprofit board of directors?

Answer: To be open to the process on how the current board works. To be patient to make any changes.

Question: In what ways do you feel being a board member has made a positive impact on the community?

Answer: We work to the common values, morals, and ethics of the great good!

Question: What are some of the most rewarding aspects of being a board member?

Answer: Community, meeting new people, helping out neighbors, shared goals, putting on events

Question: How do you see your role as a board member contributing to the Lyndale community?

Answer: Working with shareholders in the community such as Park Police, neighbors, business, City council, and mayor. 

Make a difference in the community where you live or own a business by applying to LNA’s Board of Directors. Elections occur July 22, 2024.

LNA specifically seeks to foster the leadership and participation of people in whom neighborhood organizations have historically underinvested — people who rent, and people who identify as BIPOC (Black, indigenous, people of color), LGBTQ+, and seniors.