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CPOA ANNUAL MEETING AND ELECTION
TUESDAY MAY 13, 2014 AT 7:30 P.M.
SENIOR CENTER, GOLF CULB LANE

************* The Elections *************

The members of the 2013-2014 CPOA Nominating Committee, Donald Brudie, Donald J. Martis, Joseph Ortego, John Pascal, and Thomas Simpson have unanimously voted to submit the below listed slate of candidates for CPOA Officer and Director positions.

The President, Vice-President and Treasurer shall be elected to serve one year terms expiring in May 2015. In addition, a total of Four Directors shall be elected to serve three year terms expiring in May 2017.

OFFICERS

PRESIDENT: Robert N. Nouryan, currently living at 100 Hilton Avenue, is a 48-year resident of the Village of Garden City. Mr. Nouryan is a past Director and an Officer of the Association as well as having recently served on the Nominating Committee of the CPOA. He has been active in other voluntary positions beneficial to the Community and its neighboring residents. Mr. Nouryan is currently self-employed as a real estate development consultant for the Hospitality Industry. He is also a Senior Adjunct Professor in the Hospitality Business Department of Nassau Community College, having taught there for 32 years.

VICE-PRESIDENT: Wayne Muscarella, 4 Sandy Court. Dr. Muscarella, an 18- year resident of Garden City is a past CPOA Vice President and Director and a recent member of the CPOA Nominating Committee. He was also a former CPOA representative to the Board of Trustees. Dr. Muscarella maintains a dental practice in Garden City and is a member of the Nassau County Dental Society and the Garden City Dental Club.

TREASURER: Mary Beth C. Tully, 63 First Street. Ms. Tully has lived in Garden City for 20 years and is currently the CPOA Treasurer. She is a former President of the Saint Joseph School Board, a member of the Board of Trustees of Winthrop-University Hospital and the Board of the United Hospital Fund, New York City. She is a long term volunteer for the New York Junior League where she previously served as President. She and her husband Christopher, president of the Preston/Tully Group, are the parents of twin 15 year old daughters.

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DIRECTORS

Elizabeth W. Golden, 56 First Street. Ms. Golden was born and raised in Garden City and is currently a CPOA Director. She formerly worked at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center as both an Employment Recruiter and the Transfusion Service Coordinator. Ms. Golden serves on the Board of Directors of the Garden City Scholarship Fund and is a member of the Board of Regents of Winthrop-University Hospital. Ms. Golden and her husband Jim, also born and raised in Garden City, are the parents of two sons and a daughter

Gary Kahn, 33 Hamilton Place. Dr. Kahn and his wife Jennifer have been residents of Garden City for ten years. Their daughter Laura attends kindergarten in the Garden City schools. He is a Psychologist in the NYC Department of Education, and a consultant to clinics and group homes. Dr. Kahn is currently Vice President of the CPOA, former President of the CPOA, former Chair of the Joint Conference Committee, and a former member of the Citizens Budget Review and Advisory Committee.

Douglas O’Mara, 115 15th St. #B2. Mr. O’Mara is a born and raised village resident for 32 years. This is the second term he is seeking for the position of Director in the CPOA. He is the Owner & President of an Entertainment & Event Planning company on Long Island. Mr. O’Mara is also a two time former Captain & Lieutenant of the Fire Rescue Company in the Garden City Fire Department. He has been a member of the Volunteer Fire Service in Garden City for 14 years.
Michael Pisani, 167 Rockaway Avenue. Mr. Pisani and his wife Lynn are both lifetime Village residents. Mike is a VP/realtor with The Donnelly Group and previously was a U.S. and international corporate lawyer, and a criminal prosecutor. He is a graduate of NYU Law, Boston College, Regis High School and GC’s St. Joseph’s School. Mike has served as a Centennials’ Soccer Trustee, Travel Team registrar and Coach and was co-founder of the Girls Track Team program at St. Anne’s School.

CANDIDATES FOR THE NOMINATING COMMITTEE

The CPOA Board of Directors has submitted the following candidate to be considered for a position on the CPOA Nominating Committee. One Member shall be elected to serve two year terms expiring in May 2016.

Joseph Ortego, 109 Fifth Street. Mr. Ortego, an attorney and Senior Partner at the law firm of Nixon Peabody LLP, has lived in Garden City for 27 years. He is a current member of the CPOA Nominating Committee and is a past CPOA Director. Mr. Ortego also serves as President on the Board of ACLD (Adult and Children with Learning Disabilities).

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RETURNING DIRECTORS
The following CPOA Board members have terms which will expire as indicated:
Joseph J. Leto (2015); Susan Munn (2015); Thomas Paisley (2015); Jane Simpson (2015); Pat Cunningham (2016); Pat DiMattia (2016); Evelyn Fasano (2016) and Ellen McMillin (2016).

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RETURNING MEMBERS OF THE NOMINATING COMMITTEE
The following members have terms which will expire as indicated:
John Pascal (2015) and Thomas Simpson (2015).

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Procedure for Nominating Additional Candidates for Officers, Directors and Members of the Nominating Committee:

Additional candidates may be placed on the ballot in accordance with CPOA by-laws by submitting a written statement by Friday, April 18, 2014 to the Secretary, Brian Plaut, 80 Fourth Street, signed by 15 members expressing a desire that a particular member be declared a candidate for a particular position.
Members are defined as follows: Member means any person who is over the age of 18 holding title to any real property in the Garden City Central Section, or owning shares in a residential cooperative corporation in the Garden City Central Section or any person over 18 who maintains her/his principal residence in the Garden City Central Section.

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The Central Section of Garden City is bounded as follows: On the East, the center line of Franklin Avenue. On the South, the south line of the Village. On the West, the west line of the Village Sewage Disposal Plant, to and along the West and South line of the Village to a point being the projection south of the East line of the lots on the east side of Brompton Road; thence northerly along the East line of the lots on the east side of Brompton Road to the north side of the Long Island Railroad right-of-way; thence easterly along the Railroad right-of-way to the east line of the lots on the east side of Westminster Road; thence northerly along the east line of the lots on the east side of Westminster Road to the north side of Stewart Avenue West; thence westerly along the north side of Stewart Avenue West to the east line of the lots on the east side of Hampton Road; thence northerly along the east line of the lots on the east side of Hampton Road to the center line of Merillon Avenue; thence northwesterly along the center line of Merillon Avenue to the east line of the lots on the east side of Brompton Road; thence northerly along the east line of the lots on Brompton Road to the northeast corner of the property of Garden City Estates; thence west along the north line of the property of Garden City Estates to the east line of the lots on the east side of Whitehall Boulevard; thence north along the east line of the lots on the east side of Whitehall Boulevard to the North line of the Village. On the North, the north line of the Village.