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2014 Board of Directors

LEADERSHIP

clientuploads/board/Noel_Massie.jpg Chair
Noel Massie
President
UPS, Southern California District 
  First Vice Chair
William Caswell
SVP Operations
Kaiser Permanente  

Immediate Past Chair
Alan l. Rothenberg
Chairman & CEO
1st Century Bank

  
  President & CEO
Gary Toebben
Los Angeles Area
Chamber of Commerce  
   

COUNCIL CHAIRS

EDUCATION & WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT

 

EMERGING COMMERCE

 
  Alberto Mier y Terán
Senior Vice President & General Manager
Univision 
  Steven Nissen
VP, Legal & Government 
  Affairs
NBC Universal 

ENERGY, WATER & ENVIRONMENT 

GLOBAL INITIATIVES

Ronald R. Gastelum
Board Chair
Water Conservation Partners
Francisco Uribe
Director, State, Local and
    International Government Relations
The Home Depot 

GOVERNMENT & FISCAL AFFAIRS

 

HEALTH CARE

  
  Jerold Neuman
Partner
Liner Grode Stein
   Yankelevitz Sunshine
   Regenstreif & Taylor LLP
  Augustavia J. Haydel
General Counsel
L.A. Care Health Plan   

LAND USE, CONSTRUCTION & HOUSING

SMALL BUSINESS

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

TRANSPORTATION & GOODS MOVEMENT 

 
 
Maureen 'Mo' Hayes
Regional Development Executive
Parsons Corporation  
       
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BOARD MEMBERS


View a pdf of Board Members (as of 03/2013)

Leticia Aguilar
SVP & Market President
Union Bank
Yun Au
SVP & General Counsel 
Nestlé USA, Inc.
  Rod Banks
Executive Vice President
City National Bank  
  John Barrett
Resident Managing
  Directory
Aon Risk Services, Inc.
  of Southern California
clientuploads/board/ElaineBatchlor.jpg  Elaine Batchlor
CEO
Martin Luther King, Jr.
   Community Hospital
  Dan Beckerman
President & CEO
Anschutz Entertainment
  Group   
Alice Bisno
SVP Public Affairs
Automobile Club of 
  Southern California
  Elise Buik
President & CEO
United Way of Greater 
  Los Angeles 
  David Burcham
President
Loyola Marymount University
   
  Luis Maria R. Calingo
President
Woodbury University 
clientuploads/board/MarioCamara.jpg  Mario Camara
Partner
Cox, Castle & Nicholson, LLP.
  Javier Cano
General Manager
The Ritz Carlton, Los Angeles and  
  JW Marriott Los Angeles L.A. LIVE 
  Eugene Chi
General Manager SMB Sales -
  West Region
Microsoft Corporation    
 
clientuploads/board/WilliamCovino.jpg Bill A. Covino
President
California State University, 
   Los Angeles
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, Southwest 
   Partnership Leader
Marsh Risk & Insurance Services 
Hal Dash
Chairman & CEO
Cerrell Associates 
clientuploads/board/FrankDeLima.jpg Frank de Lima
Government Relations Director
HNTB
Lisa Deloney
Managing Director,
   Market President, 
   Metro Southern California
Citibank   
clientuploads/board/MichaelDePallo.jpg  Michael P. DePallo
CEO
Metrolink
LaDonna DiCamillo
Director of Government Affairs
BNSF Railway Company 
clientuploads/board/ChadDonath.jpg  Chad Donath
Vice President
Walmart Stores, Inc. 
Kevin E. Dow
Vice President & General Manager
Turner Construction 
  Company  
  Kendra Doyel
Group VP, Public Relations
   & Government Affairs
Ralphs Grocery Company  
clientuploads/board/DougDrummond.jpg Doug Drummond
President
Board of Harbor Commissioners
Port of Long Beach
John Duong
VP, Real Estate & Public Affairs
   Southern California Division
Clear Channel Outdoor, Inc.   
Harvey Englander
President
Englander Knabe & Allen  
clientuploads/board/AnthonyFerruccio.jpg Anthony Ferruccio
President
Jacobs Engineering Group, Inc.
David Fleming
Of Counsel
Latham & Watkins LLP  
clientuploads/board/SeanFoley.jpg  Sean M. Foley
Executive Vice President
   & Regional President
California Commercial Banking
U.S. Bank
clientuploads/board/JenniferForkish.jpg Jennifer Forkish
VP Communications & Public Affairs
Insomniac
clientuploads/board/SteveForte.jpg Steve Forte
Chief Operating Officer
Virgin America, Inc.
  Melinda Yee Franklin
Managing Director for
  Corporate and Government
  Affairs
United Airlines  
clientuploads/board/ReneeFraser.jpg  Renee White Fraser
President & CEO
Fraser Communications
clientuploads/board/MartinGallegos.jpg Martin Gallegos
SVP of Public Policy & 
  Communications
Hospital Association of 
  Southern California
James Garrison
President
Pacific Federal Insurance
   Corporation
clientuploads/board/SamuelGarrison.jpg Samuel Garrison
Vice President of Civic Initiatives
Caruso Affiliated Holdings
Josh Gertler
President
Consensus, Inc. 
clientuploads/board/JerryGivens.jpg Jerry Givens
SVP, Area Manager & Project
  Principal-in-Charge
Parsons Brinckerhoff, Inc.  
clientuploads/board/RanjanGoswami.jpg  Ranjan Goswami
Managing Director - National Sales
   West Region
Delta Air Lines, Inc.
clientuploads/board/RobertGumm.jpg Robert Gumm
Partner
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
  Veronica Gutierrez
VP 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 L. Hathaway
President & Managing Partner
LAACO, LTD./Los Angeles Athletic Club
clientuploads/board/WilliamHecht.jpg  William Y. Hecht
SVP, U.S. Development
Westfield Corporation, Inc.
clientuploads/board/RichardHeim.jpg Richard Heim
President & CEO
Clark Construction

  S. Keith Hinkle
SVP for Advancement & 
   Public Affairs
Pepperdine University
Alan Hostrup
President & CEO
YMCA of Metropolitan Los Angeles  
  Pilar Hoyos
Vice President Public Affairs
Watson Land Company  
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, External Affairs
Macy’s West  
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, Los Angeles
Michael Kelley
Partner
Sidley Austin, LLP   
  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
BBCN Bancorp, Inc. and
  BBCN Bank 
Maureen A. Kindel
Kindel Gagan 
clientuploads/board/NicoleKnell.jpg  Nicole M. Knell
Managing Director
Accenture
  Robert J. Lagace
President Middle Market
   Banking Los Angeles
JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. 
Art Leahy
CEO
Metro 
Deane Leavenworth
Regional Vice President – 
   Government Relations – 
   West Region
Time Warner Cable  
  Barry C. Levin
Chairman & CEO
Snak King Corporation 
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
President & CEO
Forest Lawn Memorial 
  Park & Mortuaries
  Robert J. Lowe
Chairman & CEO
Lowe Enterprises, Inc. 
clientuploads/board/KyleMabry.jpg  Kyle M. Mabry
Managing Director
Passenger Sales & Global Sales
American Airlines
Gail Margolis
Vice President, Government,
   Business and Community Relations
Children's Hospital Los Angeles
Christopher C. Martin
CEO
AC Martin Partners 
  Lidia S. Martinez
Manager Community Affairs 
   & Grassroots
Southwest Airlines Co.  
  Timothy McCallion
President, Pacific Region
Verizon
clientuploads/board/TammyMcGuinness.jpg  Tammy McGuinness 
Partner-in-Charge, Tax
KPMG LLP   
clientuploads/board/TomMcHenry.jpg Thomas J.P. McHenry
Partner
Gibson, Dunn 
  Bryan Moeller
SVP, Director of Small
  Business Banking
Wells Fargo Bank  
clientuploads/board/GaryLeeMoore.jpg  Gary L. Moore
Interim Executive Director
Port of Los Angeles
John-Paul Motley
Partner
O'Melveny & Myers, LLP
Ann Muenster-Nuiry
VP, Operations,
  Municipal Services
ACS, A Xerox Company 
  Ron Nichols
General Manager
Los Angeles Department
   of Water & Power 
  Patrick J. Niemann
Partner
Ernst & Young, LLP    
Timothy Noonan
President & CEO
Lockton Insurance 
   Brokers, LLC  
clientuploads/board/WilliamOBrien.jpg  William O'Brien
Senior Vice President & 
   Region Manager, West Region
Coca-Cola Refreshments
Eloy Ortiz Oakley
Superintendent-President
Long Beach City College 
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
clientuploads/board/Lisa_Pitney.jpg  Lisa Pitney
VP, Government 
  Relations
The Walt Disney 
  Company  
Thomas M. Priselac
President & CEO
Cedars-Sinai Health 
  System      
  Philip R. Recht
Partner
Mayer Brown LLP 
  Edward J. Reyes
VP - Agency
State Farm Insurance
   Companies   
clientuploads/board/DennisRodriguez.jpg  Dennis Rodriguez
Chief City Executive
Siemens Corporation 
Ron Rogers
President
Rogers Ruder Finn  
Stephen D. Rountree
President
Music Center of Los Angeles  
Michael Rouse
VP, Philanthropy &
   Community Affairs
Toyota Motor Sales,
   U.S.A., Inc.   
   
Mandana Sadigh
SVP & Treasurer
Mattel, Inc. 
  Frank Sanchez
Owner/Operator
McDonald's Corporation  
Michael Savoy
Managing Director
Gumbiner Savett Inc.
  Thomas S. Sayles
SVP for University Relations
University of Southern
  California     
J. Scott Scheeringa
Executive Vice President
    & Head of Commercial
    Banking Group
OneWest Bank  
  Anthony Sciarrino
SVP & Market Executive
Bank of America 
  Steven Scott
Vice President
Anthem Blue Cross   
  John H. Semcken, III
Vice President
Pacific Palms Resort  
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/RenataSimril.jpg Renata C. Simril
SVP, External Affairs
Los Angeles Dodgers, Inc.   
clientuploads/board/CameronSmith.jpg  Cameron Smith
Senior Director WW Regulatory,
  Government and Industry Affairs and
  Intellectual Property
Herbalife, Ltd.
clientuploads/board/BrissaSoteloVargas.jpg  Brissa Sotelo-Vargas
Public & Government Affairs
  Representative
Tesoro Refining & Marketing,
  Los Angeles Refinery
R.K. (Rod) Spackman
Manager, Public & 
  Goverment Affairs-
  LA Basin
Chevron Corporation 
  Frank Stephan
Senior Managing Director
Clarett West Development  
Elizabeth Stephenson
Principal
McKinsey & Company, Inc. 
Christopher Thornberg
Principal
Beacon Economics 
Matthew Toledo
President & Publisher
Los Angeles Business Journal  
Lupe Valdez
Director of Public 
  Policy
Union Pacific 
  Railroad Co.  
  Robert Wagner
Senior Client Partner
Korn/Ferry International 
James L. Williams
General Manager
Edelman  
clientuploads/board/DenitaWilloughby.jpg Denita Willoughby
Regional Vice President 
    External Affairs     
Southern California Gas Company, 
    a Sempra Energy utility 
  Jared Wolff
President Los Angeles
  Region
Pacific Western Bank  
Kenton C. Woods
President & CEO
SCI California Funeral Services Inc.   
  David Wright
Vice President
Plains All American Pipeline, L.P.
  Robert A. Wyman
Partner
Latham & Watkins LLP 
     
 

 EX-OFFICIO

William C. Allen
President & CEO
Los Angeles County 
  Economic Development 
  Corporation 
  Leron Gubler
President & CEO
Hollywood Chamber 
  of Commerce
clientuploads/board/PaulLittle.jpg  Paul Little
President & CEO
Pasadena Chamber of 
  Commerce   
clientuploads/board/KenMiranda.jpg  Ken Miranda
Chair
World Trade Week 
Lisa Greer Quateman
Boardmember
Southern California
  Leadership Network
David Simon
President
Los Angeles Sports Council 
Stuart Waldman
President & CEO
Valley Industry
  & Commerce Association  
clientuploads/board/ErnestWooden.jpg  Ernest Wooden, Jr.
President & CEO
Los Angeles Tourism
  & Convention Board 
 
       
      *List as of 01/30/14