ASHEVILLE, NC 28805

Committees

Committees

The Haw Creek Community Association needs your help to make our neighborhood even better. Our committees are a great way to engage with the community around the issues that matter the most to you. If you would like to join one of these committees, please email us at info@ilovehawcreek.com.

  • BEAUTIFICATION
    • Chair: Jason Monstrola
    • Maintain the beauty of Haw Creek
    • Facilitate regular clean up of common areas within the neighborhood
    • Identify additional areas for improvement
    • Activity examples include: helping to keep clean the rivers, parks, and roadways in Haw Creek, planting in common areas, enhancing the entrance to Haw Creek
  • CITY AND COUNTY RELATIONS
    • Chair: Barber Melton
    • Work with the City of Asheville and Buncombe County to bring positive change to our neighborhood
    • Facilitate neighborhood communication on issues important to and concerning Haw Creek
    • Activity examples include: reviewing the government policies and plans that affect Haw Creek, leading the response to those plans, attending meetings with government officials
  • COMMUNICATIONS
    • Chair: Paula Marzella
    • Assist with outreach to the membership through newsletters, social media, and word of mouth
    • Provide support to the other committees, community partners, and the membership to promote the community events and news
    • Help to promote a positive image of both Haw Creek and the Haw Creek Community Association
    • Activity examples include: posting on social media, gathering information for newsletters, posting information around the community
  • COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT
    • Chair: Kathryn Liss
    • Focus on the general needs of the community, including fostering communication, celebration, and collaboration among the members
    • Recruit and welcome new members and business sponsors
    • Help develop and cultivate new leaders
    • Encourage active stakeholders to engage in more meaningful ways in the neighborhood
    • Activity examples include: creating community surveys, acquiring new members and business sponsors, attending events
  • COMMUNITY SAFETY
    • Chair: Caroline Noor
    • Work on quality of life, crime, and safety issues, including multimodal transportation and infrastructure issues
    • Activity examples include: supporting the work of the Asheville Police Department, identifying needed road improvements, identifying walking and bicycle safety options
  • COMMUNITY EVENTS
    • Chair: Kelly Kerr
    • Plan and hold social activities for the neighborhood to foster deeper connections and fun in the neighborhood
    • Activity examples include: planning events, such as community yard sales, pot luck meals, and National Night Out and identifying the potential for neighborhood clubs, such as chess, bridge, garden, and book club
  • ZONE CAPTAINS
    • Chair: Caroline Noor
    • Facilitate increased community within a section of Haw Creek by helping organize social events, neighborhood watch within a zone
    • Serve as the liaison from your zone to the HCCA Board to share information and communications
    • Activity examples include: hosting block parties, communicating the needs of the zone with HCCA

For dates, times, and agendas of committee meetings visit our Calendar page.

Thank you for getting involved in your community! Your involvement makes a positive difference in our valley. Email us today at info@ilovehawcreek.com to tell us how you would like to help.