TETNA annual meeting set for April 26 at Cranky Al’s

Christina Piel

Then-President Christina Piel speaks at the 2016 annual meeting at Cranky Al’s.

Tosa East Towne Neighborhood Association will hold its annual meeting at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 26, at Cranky Al’s, and everyone who lives in the neighborhood is invited to meet fellow residents, learn about what’s happening locally and enjoy some of of Cranky’s famous pizza.

Aldermen Joel Tilleson, left, and Bobby Pantuso spoke at our 2016 annual meeting and are schedule to be back on April 26.

Aldermen Bobby Pantuso and Joel Tilleson are scheduled to attend to give an update on developments at the city level and answer constituent questions. Wauwatosa Police Officer Tracy Burbach, the school resource officer assigned to Longfellow Middle School and our local elementary schools, also will speak at this year’s annual meeting. And we’ll introduce the Tosa East High School senior who is recipient of this year’s TETNA scholarship.

The annual meeting also is a time for the TETNA board to present our annual budget, and we will electing a new slate of officers and board members. Any TETNA member is welcome to join the board, which requires attending our monthly meeting and helping with our neighborhood events as you are able. Email board president David Paulsen at for info or find out more at the annual meeting.

And if you are new to the neighborhood, attending the annual meeting is a great way to get up to speed on everything that is happening locally. We hope to see you at Cranky Al’s on April 26.

Annual Meeting

Thursday, April 21st, 2016
6:30 pm – 8:30pm
Cranky Al’s
6901 W North Ave

Join us for our Annual Meeting on Thursday, April 21st at 6:30 pm at Cranky Al’s. All members are welcome to hear updates from our Aldermen, the Police Department, and our Board about our neighborhood and city. We will also be looking for new members of the board for the year – if you are interested in being part of the leadership of TETNA – be sure to attend. Pizza will be provided!

Annual Meeting

April 22, 2015
6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Cranky Al’s, 6901 W. North Avenue

Please join us at the 2015 TETNA Annual Meeting. Come to learn about all the exciting events and new businesses coming to our neighborhood. It’s a great way to meet your neighbors and get involved.

TETNA will be providing pizza for attendees.


The Annual Meeting will cover:

  • Alderman Update: Fifth District alderman, Bobby Pantuso and Joel Tilleson have been invited to speak about the city’s plans for our area.
  • Police Update
  • Financial Report
  • Activities and Programs
  • Request for volunteers
    • Run Tosa Run
    • Senior Representative
    • Advertising Committee
    • Board members
  • Scholarship Award
  • Election of Officers and Board. All volunteer positions are open and members are encouraged to participate for the one-year term from May 1, 2015 through April 30, 2016.

2013 TETNA Annual Meeting

April 17, 2013
6:30 p.m.
Cranky Al’s


The Tosa East Towne Neighborhood Association invites all neighbors to its Annual Meeting, Wednesday April 17, at 6:30 pm.  The meeting will be held at Cranky Al’s, 6901 W. North Ave.

Fifth District Aldermen, Bobby Pantuso and Joel Tilleson, have been invited to speak about the city’s plans for our area.  We also look forward to hearing from our community officer, Don Semega, of the Wauwatosa Police.

Another purpose of this meeting is to elect officers and a board of directors.  These are volunteer positions for a one-year term from May 1, 2013 through April 30, 2014.  All members are encouraged to participate.

The following positions are to be filled at the meeting:

  • Officers (also serve on the Board of Directors): President, Vice-President, Secretary & Treasurer
  • Board of Directors: Five positions

Those interested in filling any of these positions should contact Jason Odrzywolski at (414)708-4891 or by April 10.  All candidates must be association members and be present at the Annual Meeting.  For those that did not sign up during the annual membership drive in October, the 2012/2013 Household membership form can be found on the website.

Members wishing to add an item to the agenda should contact Jason prior to April 10.  Please come to the annual meeting and consider playing an active role in your neighborhood.

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The best job in Tosa East Towne is to be a TETNA officer or board member. Impress your friends and influence people with your East Towne title. Get your name in the neighborhood newsletter. Attend meetings. Say “yay” or “nay” to things that impact your neighborhood. Express your opinions and have a drink with us afterwards at Walters!

If you’d be willing to do these things for your neighborhood this year, please contact Sarah Hunt-Frank and attend the annual meeting on Wednesday. Click here for more information.

Current Officer and Board Candidates:


  • President – Jason Odrzywolski
  • Vice President – Brian Holtz
  • Secretary – Nancy Hall
  • Treasurer – Barb Blaney
  • Past President – Sarah Hunt-Frank

  1. Bobby Pantuso
  2. TR Yow
  3. Tiger Beyer
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