Board Member Highlight: Chaz Larson

Chaz Larson has served on the Lyndale Neighborhood Association’s board since 2021 and is a homeowner in the Lyndale neighborhood. He serves as the board Secretary and is involved with the Executive Committee.

Here’s what Chaz had to say about his experience on the board:

Question: What inspired you to join LNA’s board of directors?

Answer: Desire to get more involved in the neighborhood, and a request from the executive director at the time

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

Answer: Connecting with other neighborhood residents, feeling like I am having a positive impact on my community.

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

Answer: Do it! It’s always a valuable learning experience and gives you the opportunity to give back to a community you value.

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.