CPO 15 Leadership


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CPO 15 Steering Committee

The CPO 15 Steering Committee is made up of volunteers who live in and/or own a business or property in the Blooming and Fern Hill communities. They are elected by their fellow community members (see Elections below) to stay on top of the issues, deliver informative community meetings and events, and represent their communities at public hearings, neighborhood meetings, public events, etc.


Steering Committee Members:

  • Gwyn Blanton - Co-Chair

  • Margaret Jane Harris - Co-Chair

  • Anna Jesse - Co-Chair

  • Paul Johnson - Steering Committee Member, CCI Rep

  • Peggy Harris - Steering Committee Member

  • Char Prohaska - Steering Committee Member

  • Betty Rose - Steering Committee Member

    Email the CPO 15 Steering Committee

Open Positions
CPO 15 has one representative on the CCI and needs a second. The Steering Committee needs additional volunteer support to help plan meetings and events. When problems or issues arise in Blooming and Fern Hill, CPO 15 is a vital link to keeping community members well informed. Consider joining the CPO 15 team so that your local CPO can continue to do the great work it does in the communities of Blooming and Fern Hill!


Steering Committee Elections
CPO 15 Steering Committee elections are held every year at the October community meeting. Nominations are usually accepted during the two-month period prior to the meeting. If you are interested, contact one of the CPO 15 Co-Chairs Gwyn Blanton, Margaret Jane Harris, Anna Jesse or Community Engagement Manager Amanda Garcia-Snell. Find out more about the CPO 15 Steering Committee requirements and functions in the CPO 15 Bylaws



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Interested in becoming a CPO 15 leader?

Being involved in your local CPO on a leadership level is a rewarding experience that offers many opportunities and perks.     MORE INFO


Make a difference! Find out first hand about all of the issues affecting the Blooming and Fern Hill communities. Get the personal satisfaction of helping to improve your community.

Connect! Build relationships with community members and leaders.

Develop and use your skills! Practice leadership skills such as meeting facilitation, community engagement methods, public policy development. Gain a better understanding of how government operates and the mechanisms to influence policiy.


For CPO Leaders Resources for CPO Leaders
CCI Chair Kathy Stallkamp Letter to CPO Leaders on COVID-19