About Havenscourt Neighborhood Association

The purpose of the Havenscourt Neighborhood Association (HNA) is to build an association of neighbors who work together for changes and improvements such as neighborhood crime prevention, beautification, and support community needs while looking out for each out.

We welcome all Havenscourt neighborhood residents to join our association. The more people we have, the more change we can create and the more action we can take together. You can join using the below three methods.

Have a question about the Havenscourt Neighborhood Association? Contact us here.

Click on the map above to see which streets are part of the Havenscourt Neighborhood.

Join The Havenscourt Neighborhood Association

Meet The Havenscourt Neighborhood Association Board Members

BOARD MEMBER

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

MARLA WILLIAMS, CHAIR
TERM EXPIRES: 06.19.21

I have lived in Oakland for 22 years and in Havenscourt for the last 3. I have met many of the Havenscourt long time neighbors who have told me stories of how beautiful Havenscourt was when they were growing up and I want to be a part of making it beautiful and safe again. I want to see my neighbors supporting each other in problem solving, beautification, safety, and government issues. I look forward to working with you all.

  • Organize and facilitate meetings
  • Delegate tasks
  • Prepare agenda
  • Seek out and listen to all opinions
  • Organize community events
  • Assist with long-range planning
  • Interface with 30X neighborhood crime prevention council regarding common goals
  • Interface with public officials for information and goal completion
  • Know bylaws and parliamentary procedures
  • Represent HNA at meetings and events

JASON FROST, CO-CHAIR
TERM EXPIRES: 06.19.21

  • Facilitates and directs in absence of Chair
  • Work closely with partners and Chair
  • Interface between committees and board
  • Represent HNA at meetings and events

SUZI SENNA, SECRETARY
TERM EXPIRES: 06.19.21

I’ve never been part of a neighborhood association, but I know I want to do more for my neighborhood which I’ve been a part of for over 5 years. My background is in marketing, design, and public outreach and I think my skills can help make Havenscourt a more connected, action-forward neighborhood that we can all be proud to be a part of.

  • Record and manage meeting minutes
  • Assist with agenda and action items
  • Keep updated list of officers and members
  • Manager the handling of information received by HNA
  • Manage contact list / keep contact information private
  • Take notes and publish meeting highlights
  • Email relevant information and meeting reminders
  • Manage website

GOGI OVERHOFF, TREASURER
TERM EXPIRES: 06.19.21

I am a CPA by trade and have been active in several non-profit and volunteer capacities. I am ready to jump in and provide assistance where needed. My day job is working for the state helping to keep Californians safe from “bad” accountants. On Thursdays I am a volunteer scuba diver at the Aquarium of the Bay. In the past I was an active member and board member of organizations such as the Venice (California) Neighborhood Council, Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, CalCPA and an arts organization located in Southern California.

  • Pay approved bills
  • Manage budget
  • Seek out sources of community funding
  • Manage account and spending
  • Non-profit status unregistered/sponsor

Participate In A Havenscourt Action Team

Havenscourt Action Teams, better known as HATs, are groups of interested community members who want to help improve the Havenscourt neighborhood. There is strength in numbers, and the more people who can help, the more we can accomplish together. There are currently five different HATs looking for team members

Safety HAT:
Committee’s focus would be on crime, traffic, parking, and being the 30X neighborhood crime prevention council liaison.

Event & Membership Action HAT:
Committee’s focus would be organizing and managing block parties and community projects.

Beautification HAT:
Committee’s focus would be tree planting and neighborhood cleanup

Civic Engagement HAT:
Committee’s focus would be land use, code, and neighborhood planning

Business Improvement HAT:
Committee’s focus would be outreach to neighborhood businesses and merchants

SIGN UP FOR A HAVENSCOURT ACTION TEAM TODAY!

Community Events

Do you have a public event happening within the Havenscourt neighborhood that you would like posted below. Contact us here.