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Meet our Board Members

Art- Meet the Board
The HOA (Home Owners Association) Board consists of seven members. There are four officers (president, vice president, secretary, treasurer) and three members at large. Terms last for two years and elections are held every May.

Ken Solomon
- President

Newly elected. More info coming.

Tom Duket
- Vice President

Director at Large. "Retired UCLA computer programmer and LMU Oracle developer, financial systems. Former firefighter and volunteer at Station 69 in Topanga. Moved to Topanga in May of 1988. Built the last house on East Hillside Drive. Moved to Top O'Topanga in the spring of 2008. Second term as a TOT board member. In real estate, it's location, location, location. On Apache, it's good neighbors, good neighbors, good wine...oh wait..."

Peggy Shima
- Secretary

Newly elected. More info coming.

S. Miria Jo
- Treasurer

S. Miria Jo has been a homeowner and resident at Top o' Topanga since 2014. She started the current Top o' Topanga Neighborhood Watch and TCEP Neighborhood Network groups, and served on the Social Committee and other committees before being elected to the Board of TOTCA in 2017. Miria previously worked as a web and software designer at Digitas, Symantec, and Yahoo, and as a freelancer, and she is now a user experience designer at Spirent. Miria loves living here with her family and enjoys being part of the Topanga and Top o' Topanga communities.

Teresa Hames

Director at Large. Teresa Hames has served on the board since 2010. She and her husband have lived in TOT since 2006, starting out as renters before becoming homeowners in 2008. She is a Realtor affiliated with Topanga Properties here in Topanga Canyon, serves on the Board of Directors of the Topanga Historical Society and is a former board director of the Malibu Association of Realtors.

In addition to serving as a TOT Board Member, she has also volunteered on numerous TOT Committees including the Utility Infrastructure Planning, Utility Executive, ARC, LARC, Social, Infrastructure Resources, and various other committees.

She volunteered hundreds of hours as a board member helping to ensure the success of our community's participation in the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) pilot program, the Mobilehome Park Utility Upgrade Program (MHPPUP) which resulted in our community's receiving completely new gas and electrical systems to all of the residences at no cost to our homeowners.

Teresa also volunteered many many hours, prior to her service on the board, working on various projects including the renovation of the Clubhouse & Gym which contributed to their being voted one of the LA Conservancy's Top 10 "Favorite 1960s Buildings," and helping to draft Rules & Regulations updates, etc.

Teresa is committed to our Homeowners Association's being operated and managed as smoothly, efficiently, and responsibly as possible for the purposes of improving our community and making it a safer and more beautiful place for our families and friends.

Andy Parker

Director at Large. "Andy Parker and his family purchased their Top o' Topanga home in 2011. The parkers enjoy the peaceful quality of life and strong sense of community found in Topanga. Andy is grateful for the opportunity to be of service as a board member. He hopes that his many years of experience working as a general building contractor will be useful in helping TOT overcome it's current infrastructure challenges."

Mark Polifka

Director at Large.

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