Canyon Creek Homeowners Association is governed by a board of seven directors. Directors are elected at the annual meeting of homeowners and serve two year, staggered terms. Four directors are elected in odd-numbered years while three directors are elected in even-numbered years. Residents can send email messages to firstname.lastname@example.org to reach all the directors at once.
See below about applying for a board positions.
CCHOA Board Members
Mark Weaver, President
Mark and his wife Andrea have been residents of Canyon Creek since 1996. Mark enjoyed a long career with IBM as an electrical engineer working in all aspects of hardware and software development including project and personnel management. Since retiring in 2012, Mark keeps up with home improvement projects, travels with family and friends, cycles with Andrea on their tandem bike, is a regular volunteer as an electrician for Austin Habitat for Humanity, and is a City of Austin Electric Board member. (Elected 2017. President starting May 2018, Term Expires 2019)
Russ Jakala, Vice President
Russ has lived in Canyon Creek since 2010 with his wife and 2 kids. He is originally from Chicago where he grew up and graduated from Columbia College with a film degree. Post college, Russ worked on film crews for commercial and industrial shoots in the Midwest. He later pursued an opportunity as a member at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange trading derivatives, where he pioneered a successful arbitrage trading strategy. Russ has an active real estate license and invests in residential real estate, managing a portfolio of income properties in Austin and Cedar Park. Additionally, Russ has experience as a director/producer of theater productions and enjoyed working as a radio host. He is an avid dog lover and has volunteered in animal therapy programs with his beloved dog Petey. (Elected 2011, 2013, 2015, 2017. Term expires 2019)
Brett Funderburg, Treasurer
Brett is a native of Austin and resident of Canyon Creek since 2004. He is currently the CEO of Stash, Inc. a financial technology firm developing applications for the cryptocurrency blockchain. He is a former partner and Managing Director at RGM Advisors, a securities trading firm based in Austin where he was in charge of global trading and markets for the firm's non-regulated trading activity. Prior to RGM, he co-founded StoredIQ, a storage technology firm later acquired by IBM. He is active in residential and commercial real-estate investing and finance. Through various entities, he has interests in over 100,000 square feet of commercial retail space in 5 states. (Term expires in 2020)
Cheng Wooster, Secretary
Cheng has lived in Canyon Creek with her family since 2012. She and her husband Nathan moved to Austin from SF Bay Area in 2003. Currently she works as a real estate agent at All Side Realty, where she focuses on residential and investment property. Cheng also volunteers at Central Texas SPCA. She graduated from UC Berkeley studying Architecture and Art History. (Elected 2016, 2018. Term expires 2020)
Jetti Nasrallah, Co-Director of Amenities
Jetti Nasrallah moved to Canyon Creek in 2013 after living in the Middle East for 12 years. She is a stay-at-home mother of four boys and is an active community member. She is currently the PTSA President at Westwood High School, the PTA Vice President at Grisham Middle School, and a home room mom at Canyon Creek Elementary. She recently joined the RRISD Citizen Bond Committee and became a Neighborhood Ambassador to the Austin City Council. This is her second term on the Canyon Creek HOA Board. (Appointed 2015, Elected 2016, 2018. Term expires 2020)
Randy Lawson, Board Member
Randy graduated from UT/Austin in 1970 with a BS degree in Mechanical Engineering and have been active in local community activities since moving back to Austin in late 2004. His previous business experience includes working for three different large U.S. corporations in various management positions including his last 27 years with Caterpillar Inc. (heavy machinery manufacturer) before retiring. Randy has over six years of experience in HOA governance as a board member of the River Place HOA as well as President of the River Place Section 21 HOA Sub-Association. Randy is currently an officer of the 2222 Coalition of Neighborhood Associations (2222 CONA) which is a 501 (C)(3) non-profit organization that is an advocate for neighborhoods in the FM 2222 area (plus FM 620 and Loop 360 areas) when special expertise is requested for city and county projects that involve land use regulations (such as zoning/rezoning & CodeNEXT), environmental issues, traffic impact/safety issues, etc. Randy has a strong desire and commitment to devote his time and effort to helping guide the Canyon Creek community along a path of continuous improvement for the benefit of all our homeowners. (Appointed 2018, Term Expires 2019)
Residents can send email messages to email@example.com to reach all the directors at once.
Becoming a Board Member
You will soon be receiving notice of the Annual Meeting of the Members of Canyon Creek Homeowners’ Association, scheduled for Tuesday, March 12, 2019, at 6:30 p.m., at The Church at Canyon Creek Sanctuary, 9001 N. FM 620, Austin, TX 78726. An Annual Meeting packet containing formal notice of this meeting will be mailed to all owners at a later date. The meeting will be held for the following purposes:
To elect four (4) new Board Members.
To transact any other properly presented business.
During the Annual Meeting, the owners will elect members to the Board. In anticipation of the Annual Meeting, the current Board would like to extend to you the opportunity to nominate yourself for election to the Board.
Nominations are open to any owner and should be made by completing, signing, and submitting the attached form. The Board of Directors, which plays a very important part in the future of our community, is made up of volunteers who serve without any compensation from the Association.
Please submit your Board Member Candidate Profile form to Spectrum Association Management following the instructions on it. The deadline for submitting nominations is Friday, February 22, 2019, by 5:00 p.m. Be advised that the names of individuals submitted via a Board Member Candidate Profile form will be listed on the voting ballot to be handed out at the Annual Meeting.
We encourage your participation in the Association. As you know, the Association has many important functions, including maintenance of common areas and landscaping, budgeting for current and future expenses, communicating with owners, and managing and collecting assessments.
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Spectrum Association Management. We sincerely thank you for your interest in our community and look forward to seeing you at the upcoming Annual Meeting. Your participation makes a difference!
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Page Revision History
2019-02-12 (jmw) Page updated to include “Becoming a Board Member”.