Homelessness in Silver Lake Co-chair Elected SLNC At-large Representative


John Darnell, Department of the Neighborhood Empowerment, administered the oath of office to new At-large Representative Darius Derakshan (right) and recently-elected board members Lee Sherman, Region 3; Melissa Samuels, Region 4; and Kate Hudson, Region 4.

During the SLNC’s February Governing Board meeting, Darius Derakshan was elected to an at-large board seat. Darius is a Silver Lake resident and co-chair of SLNC’s Homelessness In Silver Lake Committee, co-founder of the SELA Neighborhood Homeless Coalition, and volunteers regularly at PATH. “Darius’ leadership as co-chair of the Homelessness in Silver Lake Committee, and his hands-on work to aid those who are experiencing homelessness, demonstrates his commitment to Silver Lake. We are excited to welcome Darius to the Governing Board,” said SLNC Co-chair Anne-Marie Johnson. LEARN MORE