Board of Governors

General Manager & Vice President Advertising
Daily News
Bill Allen
Vice Chair
Los Angeles Economic Development Corporation
Director, Field Operations
California Manufacturing Technology Consulting
Javier Angulo
Director of Community Affairs, Public Affairs
Walmart
Interim Chief Executive Officer
New Horizons
Chair Emeritus
Aszkenazy Development, Inc.
Mayor
City of San Fernando
Ronald Belczyk, DPM
Harvey Berg
Berg Consulting Group
Daniel Blake
Professor Emeritus
California State University, Northridge
Bert Boeckmann
Owner/ President
Galpin Motors, Inc.
Carmen Bowen
Vice Chair
Concorde Career College
Campus President
Zedar Broadous
Publisher
Chronicle Business Group
Kathleen Burke
President
Los Angeles Pierce College
Community Relations Manager
Valley Presbyterian Hospital
Director
Crystal and Company
Barry Cohn
President & CEO
Really Great Employee Benefits
Martin M. Cooper
President
Cooper Communications
Pamela Corradi
Owner
Whole Person Concepts
Winnie Davis
Executive Sales Director
Coldwell Banker
Jeannie DeLaura
Senior Vice President
Bolton & Company
Deborah diCesare
Economic Development Dean
Los Angeles Valley College
Jeff Edelstein
President
SOS Survival Products
Jim Ezell
Realtor
Park Regency
Councilmember
City of San Fernando
Vice President
Keyboard Concepts
David Fleming
Chair Emeritus
Senator Robert Hertzberg Office
Associate Director of Government & Industry Relations
Cedar Sinai
Don Franken
Executive Director
Franken Enterprises
Emily Gabel-Luddy
Councilmember
City of Burbank
Mayor Pro Tem
City of Calabasas
President
Pacific Federal, LLC
Executive Director
American Institute of Architects
Vartan Gharpetian
Mayor
City of Glendale
Larry Green
Senior Vice President
Westfield Group
Kim Guard
Secretary
Express Employment Professionals
Tamara Gurney
Vice Chair
Mission Valley Bank
President and CEO
President
California State University, Northridge
Consultant
Founding CEO
BizFed
Executive Director
Los Angeles Economic Development Corporation
Les Himes
Insurance Broker
Phillipp & Associates Insurance Services, Inc.
David Honda
U.S. Department of Commerce
Founder & CEO
Ross Hopkins & Associates
Janel Huff
Realtor
Rodeo Realty
Assistant Vice President
Neighborhood Housing Services
Marian Jocz
Executive Director
United Chambers of Commerce
Mannon Kaplan
Managing Partner
Miller, Kaplan, Arase & Co., LLP
Chairman Emeritus
Richard Katz Consulting
Cindy Keitel
Community Relations Coordinator
California Lutheran University
Vice President, San Fernando Valley District Manager
US Bank
Chris Kimball
President
California Lutheran University
Coby King
President & CEO
High Point Strategies, LLC
Stephen Landsman
Senior Manager
Squar Milner
William Van Laningham
Marketing Director
Daily News
Vice President
MAXIMUS
Mark Levinson
Attorney at Law
Mark L. Levinson Family Law
Jonathan Levy
Principal
Beezley Management
Rebecca Lienhard
Chief Executive Officer
Tierra del Sol
Vice Mayor
City of San Fernando
David LoPresti
Senior Business Development Executive
Goodwill of Southern California
Patti MacJennet
Senior Vice President
Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board
Director of Trade Development
Port of Los Angeles
Chief Operating Officer
ProHealth Medical Group
Ramella Markarian
Vice President, Business Development & Physician Relations
Glendale Adventist Medical Center
Mayor
City of Calabasas
Keith McPherson
Head Nerd in Charge
A Cool Nerd
Executive Director
Hollywood Burbank Airport
Senior Vice President of Corporate Development
Bobrick Washroom Equipment
VP, Private Banker
Union Bank Private Bank
Eric Nishimoto
Associate
Lee & Associates
Architect
American Institute of Architects
Scott Ochoa
City Manager
City of Glendale
Destination Sales Director
Los Angeles Tourism and Convention Board
Senior Manager, Tax and Accounting Services
Squar Milner, LLP
CPA
Miller Kaplan Arase & Co. LLP
Paul Palkovic
Vice President
Bolton & Company
Vice-Chair of the Board
Sherman Oaks Hospital
John Parker
Executive Officer & Co-Founder
Parker Brown Inc.
Heath Patton
Business and Consumer Marketing
The Merchant Source
Vice Chair
Los Angeles Valley College
Monte Perez
President
Los Angeles Mission College
Vice President, Government Relations
The Walt Disney Company
Gloria Pollak
Community Liaison
The Gelb Group
President and Chief Executive Officer
Cedars-Sinai Health System
President
Ignite Strategic Communications
Mike Quiroga
President
Mike's Roofing & Building
Robert Rodine
Principal/ Consultant
The Polaris Group
Mayor
City of Burbank
Ford Roosevelt
President & CEO
Project GRAD-Los Angeles
Louie Sadd
Owner
Datastream
Senior Account Executive
Pacific Federal, LLC
Diana Sanchez
Public & Community Relations Director
Van Nuys Airport
Deputy Director
City of Glendale
Kaiser Permanente Health Plan and Hospitals
Kaiser Permanente Health Plan and Hospitals
Executive Director
Mulholland Institute
Councilmember
City of Calabasas
General Manager
Republic Services
Jane Skeeter
Founder & CEO
UltraGlas, Inc.
Treasurer
Thomas R. Soule, CPA
Chairman
Southland Regional Association of Realtors
President
Woodbury University
James Stewart
Principal
Mister Parliamentarian
Winston Stromberg
Partner
Latham & Watkins, LLP
Dale Surowitz
Chief Executive Officer
Providence Tarzana Medical Center
International Account Executive
UPS
VITA Co-Chairperson
Jan Swinton
Dean, Workforce Development
Glendale Community College
Jess Talamantes
Councilmember
City of Burbank
Kevin Tamaki
Director, External Affairs
AT&T
Brett Tarnet
Owner
Brett Tarnet Insurance Services
VITA Co-Chairperson
Tony Tartaglia
Regional Public Affairs Manager
Southern California Gas Company
Principal
IMT Capital
Michael Tou
Manager
Providence Health & Services
Darnell Tyler
Vice Chair
NBCUniversal
Director of Real Estate Planning & Community Relations Development
Gina Uzunyan
President
Southland Regional Association of Realtors
Director of Government and Community Relations
California State University, Northridge
President
Valley Industry & Commerce Association
Dennis Washburn
Associate Director
Resource Conservation District
President Elect
Southland Regional Association of Realtors
Vice Chair
Los Angeles Department of Water and Power
Candice Weber
Executive Director
CallSource
Chairman
Randy Witt Productions
William Wolf
Managing Partner
Squar Milner