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2015 Board of Directors

LEADERSHIP

Chair
William Caswell
SVP Operations & COO
Kaiser Permanente  

 

 

First Vice Chair
Thomas S. Sayles
SVP for University Relations
University of Southern California   

  Second Vice Chair

clientuploads/board/Noel_Massie.jpg Immediate Past Chair
Noel Massie
President
UPS, Southern California District 
  
  Treasurer
Tammy McGuinness
Partner-in-Charge, Tax
KPMG LLP 
  President & CEO
Gary Toebben
Los Angeles Area
Chamber of Commerce   

COUNCIL CHAIRS

EDUCATION & WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT

 

ENERGY, WATER & ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY

 
      Ronald Gastelum
Board Chair
Water Conservation Partners 

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 'Mo' Hayes
Senior Vice President,
    Regional Development Executive
Parsons Corporation  
   
       
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BOARD MEMBERS


View a pdf of Board Members (as of 04/2014)

Leticia Aguilar
EVP & Regional President
Union Bank
 

Mike Aparicio 
Executive Vice President
Skanska

  Rod Banks
EVP, Commercial Banking
City National Bank  
  John Barrett
Resident Managing Director
Aon Risk Insurance Services West, Inc.
clientuploads/board/ElaineBatchlor.jpg  Dr. Elaine Batchlor
CEO
Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Hospital
  Dan Beckerman
President & CEO
AEG
Alice Bisno
SVP Public Affairs
Automobile Club of 
Southern California
 

David Borger
Senior Vice President
STV

 

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

 

 

Elise Buik
President & CEO
United Way of Greater Los Angeles 
  David Burcham
President
Loyola Marymount University
   
  Paul A. Butler
Client Partner
Newleaf Training & Development
   
  Lou Anne Bynum
Member-Board of Harbor Commissioners
Port of Long Beach  
Luis Maria R. Calingo
President
Woodbury University 
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  
JW Marriott Los Angeles L.A. LIVE 
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 Czyzyk
Chairman & CEO
Mercury Air Group, Inc.
clientuploads/board/JimDAgostino.jpg Jim D'Agostino
Executive Vice President
Suffolk Construction Company, 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 
clientuploads/board/ChadDonath.jpg  Chad Donath
Vice President
Walmart Stores, Inc. 
Kevin E. Dow
Senior Vice President & General
Manager, Southern California
Turner Construction Company  
  Kendra E. Doyel
Group VP, Public Relations & Government Affairs
Ralphs Grocery Company  
John Q. Duong
VP, Real Estate & Public Affairs
Southern California Division
Clear Channel Outdoor, Inc.  
Marcie Edwards
General Manager
Los Angeles Department
   of Water and Power 
  Donna Estacio
Regional Director of State & Local Government Affairs
American Airlines
  Rachel Etherington
CEO
AltaSea
  Joel Farrier
Los Angeles Metropolitan Area Manager
AECOM
  David Fleming
Of Counsel
Latham & Watkins LLP  
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
Melinda Yee Franklin
Managing Director, Corporate and Government Affairs,
Western Region
United Airlines  
clientuploads/board/MartinGallegos.jpg 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 
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.
 clientuploads/board/RobertGumm.jpg Robert Gumm
Partner
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
Veronica Gutierrez
Vice President of Local Public Affairs
Southern California Edison 
 clientuploads/board/WillieHagan.jpg Willie J. Hagan
President
California State University, Dominguez Hills
clientuploads/board/DianneHarrison.jpg  Dianne F. Harrison
President
California State University, Northridge 
  Karen Hathaway
President & Managing Partner
The Los Angeles Athletic Club
clientuploads/board/WilliamHecht.jpg William Y. Hecht
SVP, U.S. Development
Westfield Corporation, Inc.
  S. Keith Hinkle
Senior VP 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
Vons, a Safeway Company 
Fran Inman
SVP, Corporate Development
Majestic Realty Co.   
Gilbert F. Ivey
Assistant GM/Chief Administrative Officer
Metropolitan Water District of Southern California   
  Carol Jackson
VP, Government & Public Affairs
Macy’s Inc.  
  Robert Jernigan
Principal
Gensler
 clientuploads/board/DarrylJohnson.jpg Darryl F. Johnson
Chairman of the Board
Kinecta Federal Credit Union
Cary D. Jones
Partner
Snell & Wilmer, LLP  
clientuploads/board/DanKearney.jpg Dan Kearney
Senior Vice President & Market Manager
CBS Radio
  Beverly Kenworthy
Executive Director
California Apartment Association of Los Angeles
  Michelle Kerrick
Managing Partner
Deloitte
Sharon Keyser
SVP, Real Estate, Government & Community Relations
Paramount Pictures
 
George D. Kieffer
Partner
Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP
 clientuploads/board/KevinKim.jpg Kevin Sung Kim
Chairman of the Board
BBCN Bancorp, Inc. 
  Maureen A. Kindel
Kindel Gagan
 clientuploads/board/NicoleKnell.jpg Nicole M. Knell
Managing Director
Accenture
  John Laco
Partner
O'Melveny & Myers LLP
  Robert J. Lagace
President Middle Market Banking Los Angeles
JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A.
Arthur T. Leahy
CEO
Metro 
  Deane Leavenworth
Regional Vice President, Government Relations – West Region
Time Warner Cable  
  Hee-Won Lim
Vice President & General Manager
Pacific Palms Resort
Gina Marie Lindsey
Executive Director
Los Angeles World Airports
clientuploads/board/MichaelLinton.jpg  Michael Linton
Enterprise Chief Marketing Officer
Farmers Insurance Group of Companies
  Michael D. Lizárraga
President & CEO
TELACU Industries 
  John F. Llewellyn
Chairman of the Board
Forest Lawn Memorial-Park Association
  Paul LoNigro
Principal
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
Chief Executive Officer
AC Martin Partners 
  Lidia S. Martinez
Manager Community Affairs & Grassroots
Southwest Airlines Co.  
  Randall D. Martinez
Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer
Cordoba Corporation 
  Timothy McCallion
President - Pacific Region
Verizon - Southern California
Jeff McConnell
Senior Vice President
Englander, Knabe & Allen
clientuploads/board/TomMcHenry.jpg Thomas J.P. McHenry
Partner
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, LLP 
Bruce Mills
President & Chief Executive Officer
PROAMERICA BANK
  Bryan Moeller
Director of Small Business Banking
Wells Fargo Bank 
Ann Muenster-Nuiry
Vice President, Business Development
Xerox State and Local Solutions 
Patrick J. Niemann
Office Managing Partner
Ernst & Young, LLP    
Timothy Noonan
President & CEO
Lockton Insurance 
   Brokers, LLC  
  Eloy Ortiz Oakley
Superintendent-President
Long Beach City College 
clientuploads/board/WilliamOBrien.jpg William O'Brien
SVP & Region General Manager, West Region
Coca Cola Refreshments
clientuploads/board/ChrisPark.jpg S. Christopher Park
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
VP, Government Relations
The Walt Disney Company Co.  
Thomas M. Priselac
President & CEO
Cedars-Sinai Health System     
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
  Ron Rogers
President
Rogers Finn Partners 
  Michael Rouse
VP, Philanthropy & Community Affairs
Toyota Motor Sales,
U.S.A., Inc.  
Mandana Sadigh
SVP & Treasurer
Mattel, Inc.  
Frank Sanchez
McDonald's Licensee
McDonald's Corporation  
  Michael Savoy
Managing Director
Gumbiner Savett Inc.
  Emma M. Schafer
Owner 
L.A. Current Affairs Forum 
J. Scott Scheeringa
Executive Vice President
OneWest Bank FSB  
  Herb K. Schultz
President & CEO
Eisner Pediatric & Family Medical Center 
Anthony Sciarrino
SVP & Market Executive
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
  Steven Scott
General Manager & VP Large Group
Anthem Blue Cross  
  Eugene Seroka
Executive Director
The Port of Los Angeles
  Sandra Seville-Jones
Managing Partner
Munger, Tolles & 
  Olson LLP
clientuploads/board/JohnShiner.jpg John Shiner
Partner
Bryan Cave LLP
clientuploads/board/MikeSilacci.jpg  Mike Silacci
Vice President - External Affairs,
    Greater Los Angeles
AT&T
clientuploads/board/CameronSmith.jpg Cameron Smith
Senior Director, Regulatory, Government & Industry Affairs &
Intellectual Property
Herbalife, Ltd. 
clientuploads/board/BrissaSoteloVargas.jpg Brissa Sotelo-Vargas
Public & Government Relations Manager
Tesoro Refining & Marketing, Los Angeles Refinery
  R.K. (Rod) Spackman
Manager, Public & Government Affairs - LA Basin
Chevron Corporation 
  Frank A. Stephan
Senior Managing Director
Clarett West Development  
Elizabeth Stephenson
Principal
McKinsey & Company, Inc. 
  Mike Tannourji
Executive Vice President, Advertising
Los Angeles Times
  Christopher Thornberg
Founding Partner
Beacon Economics  
  Matthew Toledo
President & Publisher
Los Angeles Business Journal  
Lupe Valdez
Director of Public Affairs
Union Pacific Railroad Co.  
Robert Wagner
Senior Client Partner
Korn/Ferry International 
  James Williams
General Manager
Edelman  
clientuploads/board/DenitaWilloughby.jpg Denita Willoughby
Regional Vice President, External Affairs     
Southern California Gas Company, a Sempra Energy utility 
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