Finance Committee

The Sherman Oaks Neighborhood Council Finance Committee meets on the 4th Wednesday of each month. Please check the Calendar for meeting announcements (click "Calendar" on the navigation bar above). Please see the Board Members and Officers page for a list of Board members (click "Board" on the navigation bar above).

Finance Committee Members
Jeffrey Hartsough, Chair
Howard Katchen
Lisa Petrus
Cheryl Shapiro

Finance Committee Mission Statement

The Treasurer and Finance Committee in conjunction with the Board oversee financial operations that support the mission, values and strategic goals of the Sherman Oaks neighborhood Council (SONC). The Committee undertakes finance related projects, vets proposed funds expenditures presented by SONC Committees, community based 501(c)3 not for profit registered organizations and public institutions: schools, parks, police and fire prior to presentation to the Board and ensures expenditures, accounting and reporting compliance with the Department of Neighborhood Empowerment (DONE) and City of Los Angeles guidelines, procedures and policies which govern the neighborhood council system. 

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Agenda Requests

The Finance Committee conducts its business by reviewing and prioritizing agenda requests for Board action (generally either in the form of a motion or letter) or announcements submitted by stakeholders, governmental entities and other interested individuals and organizations. Finance Committee Committee has the discretion to postpone a request, refer it to a specific committee for review and recommendation, treat it as an announcement or consider and resolve it as a non-Board administrative matter.

CLICK HERE to fill out an Agenda Request.

Regular Meeting Times and Locations

How to Join the Virtual Zoom Meeting

By Telephone -- Dial: 1-833-548-0282; Enter: WebinarID 845 1811 9643; and Press #.

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