Do you have what it takes to lead the Cooper-Young Community Association?

This is an election year for CYCA board president and treasurer. Those roles are currently held by Mark Morrison and Caroline Norris Smart, respectively, both of whom will run again this year. To throw your hat in the ring, submit a nomination at the March CYCA general meeting on Tuesday, March 13, at 6 p.m. at the CYCA office, 2298 Young. If you’d like to submit your nomination earlier, you can also send it to We’ll publish details about each candidate in the April Lamplighter and on

Voting will take place at the CYCA office starting at the opening of business on the day of the annual meeting on Tuesday, April 10, through the close of business the following day.

To run for either position, candidates must be a member in good standing of the CYCA and must live in Cooper-Young. If you’re interested, please reach out to me to hear more about what the positions entail. We also have one at-large board position still open. This is not an elected position; if you’re interested simply reach out to — Stephanie Gonzalez