Neighborhood Advisory Board

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Our Mission:

The Board serves to connect neighborhood and University representatives, to foster open and constructive dialogue and to plan and promote collaborative projects that build community.

Membership & Involvement

The Board is comprised of representatives of the University, the Student Government Association, and the neighborhood of the Western Avenue campus. 

  • Five neighborhood representatives are chosen by the committee from recommendations submitted by community leaders, committee members and the university administrators.
  • Appointment of representatives run for two-year terms.
  • The City Council person representing the Western Avenue neighborhood (Ward 4), adjacent to the University will also have a seat at the table as will City Councilors from Wards 2 and 3.
Connect with your Neighborhood Representative

For any current voices of concern or if you are looking to get involved with the Neighborhood Advisory Board, connect with Ken Magarian, the Board's advisor. Reach out to Ken via email:

Looking to Connect with the Board?

Reach out to the Board's advisor, Ken Magarian to share ideas or concerns. Ken can be reached through email, .