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2015 Board of Directors

LEADERSHIP

Chair
Noel Massie
President
UPS, Southern California District 
  First Vice Chair
William Caswell
SVP Operations & COO
Kaiser Permanente  

Second Vice Chair
Thomas S. Sayles

SVP for University Relations
University of Southern
  California   
Immediate Past Chair
Alan l. Rothenberg
Chairman & CEO
1st Century Bank
  
  Treasurer
Michelle Kerrick
Managing Partner
Deloitte
  President & CEO
Gary Toebben
Los Angeles Area
Chamber of Commerce   

COUNCIL CHAIRS

EDUCATION & WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT

 

ENERGY, WATER & ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY

 
  Deane Leavenworth
Regional Vice President, Government Relations – West Region
Time Warner Cable  
  Ronald Gastelum
Board Chair
Water Conservation Partners 
clientuploads/board/DenitaWilloughby.jpg Denita Willoughby
Vice President, Supply Management & Logistics     
Southern California Gas Company, a Sempra Energy utility 
   

GLOBAL INITIATIVES 

GOVERNMENT & FISCAL AFFAIRS

Francisco Uribe
Director, State, Local and
    International Government Relations
The Home Depot 
Jerold Neuman
Partner
Liner Grode Stein Yankelevetz Sunshine Regensteif & Taylor, LLP

HEALTH CARE

 

INNOVATION & TECHNOLOGY

  
  Augustavia J. Haydel
General Counsel
L.A. Care Health Plan 
  Steven Nissen
SVP, Legal & Government 
  Affairs
NBC Universal   

LAND USE, CONSTRUCTION & HOUSING

SMALL BUSINESS

Edward J. Casey
Partner
Alston & Bird LLP  
Brandon F. Shamim
President/Partner
Beacon Management Group

TRANSPORTATION & GOODS MOVEMENT 

 
 
Maureen Hayes
SVP & Regional Development Executive
Parsons Corporation
   
       
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BOARD MEMBERS


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Leticia Aguilar
EVP & Regional President
Union Bank
 

William C. Allen 
President & CEO
Los Angeles County Economic Development

  Mike Aparicio 
Executive Vice President
Skanska

Rod Banks
EVP, Commercial Banking Services
City National Bank  

  John P. Barrett
Resident Managing Director
Aon Risk Insurance Services West, Inc.
 clientuploads/board/ElaineBatchlor.jpg Dr. Elaine Batchlor
Chief Executive Officer
Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Hospital
  Dan Beckerman
President & CEO
AEG
  Nicole K. Baker
Managing Director
Accenture
David L. Borger
Senior Vice President
STV, Inc.
 

Caroline V. Brown
Director, Global Trade & Supply Chain Solutions
Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Elise Buik
President & CEO
United Way of Greater Los Angeles 

 

 

Paul A. Butler
Client Partner
Newleaf Training & Development
Lou Anne Bynum
Member-Board of Harbor Commissioners
Port of Long Beach  
   
   
clientuploads/board/MarioCamara.jpg Mario Camara
Partner
Cox, Castle & Nicholson, LLP
Steven L. Canepa
General Manager Global Media 
IBM
Javier Cano
Vice President & Market General Manager
The Ritz-Carlton, Los Angeles and  
the JW Marriott Los Angeles L.A. LIVE 
William Caswell
SVP Operations & COO
Kaiser Permanente
Edward J. Casey
Partner
Alston & Bird, LLP
Eugene Chi
General Manager, SMB Partner Sales – West Region
Microsoft Corporation   
clientuploads/board/WilliamCovino.jpg Bill A. Covino
President
California State University, 
Los Angeles
Michael Czarcinski
Managing Director
The Westin Bonaventure Hotel & Suites
  Joseph A. Czyzyk
Chairman & CEO
Mercury Air Group, Inc.
Kevin C. Daley
Managing Director
Marsh Risk & Insurance Services
Hal Dash
Chairman & CEO
Cerrell Associates, Inc. 
Lisa Deloney
Managing Director,Market President, Metro 
Southern California Division
Citibank   
Bert Dezzutti
Executive Vice President
Brookfield Office Properties  
LaDonna DiCamillo
Regional AVP, State Government Affairs
BNSF Railway Company 
  Mark DiNapoli
Chief Executive Officer
Suffolk Construction
 clientuploads/board/ChadDonath.jpg Chad Donath
Vice President, Southern California
Walmart Stores, Inc. 
  Kevin E. Dow
Vice President & General Manager,
Turner Construction Company  
Kendra E. Doyel
Vice President, Public Relations & Government Affairs
Ralphs Grocery Company  
  John Q. Duong
Vice President, Real Estate & Public Affairs
Southern California Division
Clear Channel Outdoor, Inc.  
Marcie L. Edwards
General Manager
Los Angeles Department
   of Water and Power 
Donna M. Estacio
Regional Director of State & Local Government Affairs
American Airlines
   Joel Farrier
SVP, Los Angeles Metropolitan Area Manager
AECOM
David Fleming
Senior Advisor
Office of California State Senator Robert M. Hertzberg   
 clientuploads/board/SeanFoley.jpg Sean M. Foley
Executive Vice President & Regional Chairman, Southern California
U.S. Bank
  Jennifer Forkish
Vice President, Communications & Public Affairs
Insomniac
clientuploads/board/SteveForte.jpg Steve Forte
Chief Operating Officer
Virgin America, Inc.
Melinda Yee Franklin
Managing Director, Corporate and Government Affairs,
Western Region
United Airlines  
 clientuploads/board/MartinGallegos.jpg Dr. Martin Gallegos
Senior Vice President of Policy & Communications
Hospital Association of Southern California
James E. Garrison
President
Pacific Federal Insurance Corporation
clientuploads/board/SamuelGarrison.jpg Samuel Garrison
Vice President, Development & Strategic Initiatives
Caruso Affiliated 
  Ronald Gastelum
Board Chair
Water Conservation Partners 
  Josh Gertler
President
Consensus, Inc. 
Rob Gluck
Founder & Managing Partner
High Lantern Group
  Tony Gonzalez
Vice President
   Los Angeles Office Leader
HNTB
  Michelle B. Goodman
Partner
Sidley Austin LLP
 clientuploads/board/RanjanGoswami.jpg Ranjan Goswami
Staff Vice President, West Region
Delta Air Lines, Inc.
Leron Gubler
President & CEO
Hollywood Chamber of Commerce
 clientuploads/board/RobertGumm.jpg Robert Gumm
Partner
PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP
Veronica Gutierrez
Vice President, Local Public Affairs
Southern California Edison 
Xavier A. Gutierrez
Board Director
National Bank of California
clientuploads/board/WillieHagan.jpg Willie J. Hagan
President
California State University, Dominguez Hills
clientuploads/board/DianneHarrison.jpg  Dr. Dianne F. Harrison
President
California State University, Northridge 
  Karen L. Hathaway
President & Managing Partner
The Los Angeles Athletic Club
  Augustavia J. Haydel
General Counsel
L.A. Care Health Plan
  Maureen Hayes
SVP & Regional Development Executive
Parsons Corporation
 clientuploads/board/WilliamHecht.jpg William Y. Hecht
Senior Vice President, U.S. Development
Westfield, LLC
S. Keith Hinkle
SVP for Advancement & Public Affairs
Pepperdine University
  Lewis C. Horne
President 
CBRE  
  Alan Hostrup
President & CEO
YMCA of Metropolitan Los Angeles  
Pilar Hoyos
Vice President Public Affairs
Watson Land Company   
  Fiona J. Hutton
President
Fiona Hutton & Associates  
 clientuploads/board/CarlosIllingworth.jpg Carlos Illingworth
Director, Public Affairs and 
Government Relations
Albertsons, Vons & Pavillions
Fran Inman
Senior Vice President, Corporate Development
Majestic Realty Co.   
  Carol Jackson
Vice President, Government & Public Affairs
Macy’s, Inc.  
  Robert Jernigan
Principal
Gensler
Cary D. Jones
Managing Partner
Snell & Wilmer, LLP  
 clientuploads/board/DanKearney.jpg Dan Kearney
Senior Vice President & Market Manager
CBS Radio, Los Angeles
  Beverly Kenworthy
Executive Director
California Apartment Association of Los Angeles
Michelle Kerrick
Managing Partner, Los Angeles
Deloitte
  Sharon Keyser
SVP, Real Estate, Government & Community Relations
Paramount Pictures 
  George D. Kieffer
Partner
Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP
 
Jeff Kightlinger
General Manager
The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California 
 clientuploads/board/KevinKim.jpg Kevin Sung Kim
Chairman of the Board
BBCN Bancorp, Inc. 
  Maureen A. Kindel
Founder
Kindel Gagan 
  Jenny C. Krusoe
Chief Financial & Operations Officer
AltaSea at the Port of Los Angeles
  John Laco
Partner
O'Melveny & Myers LLP
  Robert J. Lagace
Managing Director and Market Manager
JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. 
Arthur T. Leahy
CEO
Metrolink 
  Deane Leavenworth
Regional Vice President, Government Relations – West Region
Time Warner Cable  
  Barry Levin
Chairman & CEO
Snak King Corporation 
  Hee-Won Lim
Vice President & General Manager
Pacific Palms Resort
  Paul Little
President & CEO
Pasadena Chamber of Commerce
  Michael D. Lizárraga
President & CEO
TELACU Industries 
  John F. Llewellyn
Chairman of the Board
Forest Lawn Memorial-Park Association
  Paul LoNigro
Division Vice President
Jacobs Engineering Group, Inc.
Robert J. Lowe
Chairman & CEO
Lowe Enterprises, Inc. 
Gail Margolis
Vice President, Government, Business and Community Relations
Children's Hospital Los Angeles
  Christopher C. Martin, FAIA
Chairman & CEO
AC Martin Partners 
  Lidia S. Martinez
Manager Community Affairs & Grassroots
Southwest Airlines Co.  
  Randall D. Martinez
Executive Vice President & COO
Cordoba Corporation 
Noel L. Massie
President - Southern California District
UPS
  Timothy McCallion
President - Pacific Region
Verizon
  Jeff McConnell
Partner
Englander, Knabe & Allen
Tammy McGuinness
Partner-in-Charge, Tax - Southwest
KPMG LLP 
 clientuploads/board/TomMcHenry.jpg Thomas J.P. McHenry
Partner
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, LLP 
  Carmen Moch
Senior Group Vice President
Target Corporation
  Bryan Moeller
Senior Vice President Small Business Banking
Wells Fargo Bank 
  Ann Muenster-Nuiry
Vice President, Business Development
Xerox State and Local Solutions 
Jerold Neuman
Partner
Liner LLP
  Patrick J. Niemann
Office Managing Partner
Ernst & Young, LLP    
Steven Nissen
Senior Vice President, Legal & Government Affairs
NBC Universal  
Timothy Noonan
President & CEO
Lockton Insurance 
   Brokers, LLC  
  Eloy Ortiz Oakley
Superintendent-President
Long Beach City College 
clientuploads/board/WilliamOBrien.jpg William H. O'Brien
SVP & Region General Manager, West Region
Coca-Cola Refreshments
clientuploads/board/ChrisPark.jpg S. Christopher Park
Senior Vice President
Hanjin International Corp
 clientuploads/board/KeithParker.jpg Keith S. Parker
Assistant Vice Chancellor - 
  Government & Community Relations
University of California, Los Angeles
  Luis Patino
SVP & General Manager
Univision Communications, Inc.
clientuploads/board/Lisa_Pitney.jpg Lisa Pitney
Vice President, Government Relations
The Walt Disney Company Co.  
  Thomas M. Priselac
President & CEO
Cedars-Sinai Health System  
Lisa Greer Quateman
Managing Partner
Polsinelli 
  Philip R. Recht
Partner
Mayer Brown, LLP 
  Edward J. Reyes
Vice President Agency - Sales
State Farm Insurance Companies   
 clientuploads/board/DennisRodriguez.jpg Dennis Rodriguez
Chief City Executive
Siemens Corporation 
  Dr. Francisco Rodriguez
Chancellor
Los Angeles Community College District
Naomi Rodriguez
Senior Director, External Affairs
Los Angeles Dodgers
  Ron Rogers
President
Rogers Finn Partners 
  Alan I. Rothenberg
Chairman & CEO
1st Century Bank
Michael Rouse
Vice President, Diversity,Philanthropy & Community Affairs
Toyota Motor Sales,
U.S.A., Inc.  
  Mandana Sadigh
SVP & Treasurer
Mattel, Inc.  
Linda Sanazaro
Head of Enterprise Operations
Farmers Insurance Group
Frank M. Sanchez
McDonald's Licensee
McDonald's Corporation  
  Michael M. Savoy
Managing Director
Gumbiner Savett Inc.
  Thomas S. Sayles
Senior Vice President, University Relations
University of Southern California
Emma M. Schafer
Director 
L.A. Current Affairs Forum
  J. Scott Scheeringa
Executive Vice President & Head of Commercial Products
OneWest Bank FSB  
Herb K. Schultz
President & CEO
Eisner Pediatric & Family Medical Center 
  Anthony P. Sciarrino
Senior Vice President & Market Executive
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
  Steven Scott
Vice President & General Manager of Large Group
Anthem Blue Cross  
  Eugene Seroka
Executive Director
The Port of Los Angeles
  Sandra Seville-Jones
Managing Partner
Munger, Tolles & Olson, LLP
Brandon F. Shamim
President & Partner
Beacon Management Group
clientuploads/board/JohnShiner.jpg John R. Shiner
Partner
Bryan Cave, LLP
 clientuploads/board/MikeSilacci.jpg Mike Silacci
Regional Vice President - External Affairs
AT&T
  David Simon
President
Los Angeles Sports Council
Renata C. Simril
Senior Vice President & Chief of Staff
Los Angeles Times Media Group
clientuploads/board/CameronSmith.jpg Cameron Smith
Senior Director, Counsel
Herbalife
clientuploads/board/BrissaSoteloVargas.jpg Brissa Sotelo-Vargas
Public & Government Relations Manager
Tesoro Refining & Marketing, Los Angeles
  R.K. Spackman
Manager, Public & Government Affairs - LA Basin
Chevron Corporation 
  Frank A. Stephan
Senior Managing Director
Clarett West Development  
  Elizabeth Stephenson
Principal
McKinsey & Company, Inc. 
  Christopher Thornberg
Founding Partner
Beacon Economics, LLC
  Matthew A. Toledo
CEO & Publisher
Los Angeles Business Journal  
Francisco Uribe
Director, State, Local, and International Government Relations
The Home Depot
  Lupe Valdez
Director of Public Affairs
Union Pacific Railroad Co.  
  Stuart Waldman
President
Valley Industry and Commerce Association
  Grace Wang
Chief Financial Officer
Green Dot Corporation
Phil Washington
Chief Executive Officer
Metro
  James E. Williams
General Manager
Edelman
 clientuploads/board/DenitaWilloughby.jpg Denita Willoughby
Vice President, Supply Management & Logistics
Southern California Gas Company, a Sempra Energy utility 
 clientuploads/board/ErnestWooden.jpg Ernest Wooden, Jr.
President & CEO
Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board
Kenton C. Woods
President & CEO
SCI California Funeral Services, Inc.   
David E. Wright
President & CEO
DEWright, Inc. 
   Robert A. Wyman
Partner
Latham & Watkins, LLP 
       

 EX-OFFICIO

William C. Allen
President & Chief Executive
  Officer
Los Angeles County 
  Economic Development 
  Corporation 
  Leron Gubler
President & CEO
Hollywood Chamber 
  of Commerce
clientuploads/board/PaulLittle.jpg  Paul Little
President & Chief Executive
  Officer
Pasadena Chamber of 
  Commerce   
clientuploads/board/KenMiranda.jpg  Ken Miranda
Chair
World Trade Week Committee 
Lisa Greer Quateman
Managing Partner
Polsinelli
David Simon
President
Los Angeles Sports Council 
Stuart Waldman
President 
Valley Industry
  & Commerce Association  
clientuploads/board/ErnestWooden.jpg  Ernest Wooden, Jr.
President & CEO
Los Angeles Tourism
  & Convention Board 
       
      *List as of 01.12.15