Board of Directors

The goal of the Seward Neighborhood Group is to make Seward a better place to live, work and play.

We do this by:

  • Fostering a vibrant, safe, healthy community
  • Supporting a successful business district
  • Celebrating the diversity of our neighborhood
  • Creating opportunities to connect with our neighbors

Board Members

Note: there are currently eight vacant board positions and nominations are open for election to the SNG Board of Directors on July 28, 2021. Current members are below:

  • Anne Kent
  • Alexandra Lopez-Rivera
  • Shihab Mohammed
  • Kieran Morris
  • Faysal Osman
  • Matt Plummer
  • Marcel Thompson
  • Tiger Worku

Get to know them better by reading their bios HERE. Visit the shared drive HERE for more information.

*Due to Covid-19, our meetings are all held via Zoom this year. The meeting code is published each month along with that meeting’s agenda.

2021 Meeting Dates

Every 4th Wednesday of the month at 6:30pm

January 27th, 2021
February 24th, 2021
March 24th, 2021
April 28th, 2021
May 26th, 2021
June 23rd, 2021
July 28th, 2021
August 25th, 2021
September 22nd, 2021
October 27th, 2021
November 24th, 2021
No December Board Meeting

2020 Meeting Dates

January 29, 2020
February 26, 2020
March 25, 2020
April 29, 2020
May 27, 2020
June 24, 2020
July 29, 2020
August 26, 2020
September 23, 2020
October 28, 2020
November 18, 6PM, 2020 (Annual Meeting watch HERE start at 16′ password: xN7fbH.*)
No December Board Meeting

Click here to find minutes from meetings.

Board member responsibilities:

  • Attend board meetings regularly
  • Understand and provide oversight of the activities and finances of the organization
  • Become aware of and take initiative to lead on issues that are important to the community
  • Make decisions and vote, consciously weighing personal opinions and the sentiment of the neighborhood in decision-making
  • Influence decisions and activities of the City of Minneapolis
  • Participate on at least one committee (see website for details)
    • Community Development
    • Community Building
    • Environment
    • Communications (design, social media, PR, marketing)
    • Neighborhood History
    • Seward Art Crawl
    • Fundraising / Event Planning
  • Participate in or volunteer for SNG and community activities/events
  • Participate in and prepare for meetings. Ask questions, offer opinions, etc.
  • Contribute financially to SNG each year (any contribution is welcome)
  • Mentor and guide new board members

Time commitment:

  • The Board meets for 90 minutes on the last Wednesday of each month – or as otherwise noted on the website or in pre-meeting communication
  • Committees meet once a month or less as needed
  • Average number of volunteer hours per month: 5 – 10

If interested in learning more about becoming a Seward Neighborhood Group Board member, please contact SNG Board President, Tiger Worku at

Click here to see a history of SNG’s Board Presidents to date.