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  • A Conversation With Ford Roosevelt

    How long have you been volunteering in the community? I have been involved in public school education in the Valley since 2001. How long have you been volunteering for The Valley Economic Alliance? Inspired by Bruce Ackerman, I have been involved with The Valley Economic Alliance (TVEA) since 2004. Tell us a little about yourself. […]

  • A Conversation With Carmen Bowen

    How long have you been volunteering in the community? I have been volunteering in the community since I relocated to California in 2005. How long have you been volunteering for The Valley Economic Alliance? I am celebrating 2 years as a member of The Valley Economic Alliance (TVEA). Tell us a little about yourself. For […]

  • A Conversation With Erika Endrijonas

    How long have you been volunteering in the community? I have served as the President of Los Angeles Valley College (LAVC) since August 1, 2014.  Before I even arrived, I was contacted by Dr. Deborah DiCesare, a long-time Dean at LAVC and active The Valley Economic Alliance (TVEA) member, to discuss the various opportunities I […]

  • San Fernando BIZ Fair 2017

  • A Conversation With Tamara Gurney

    How long have you been volunteering in the community? Born and raised in the San Fernando Valley, I’ve spent most of my professional career here and have been actively volunteering for over 30 years. How long have you been volunteering for The Valley Economic Alliance? I have been associated with The Valley Economic Alliance for […]

  • A Conversation With Gloria Pollack

    How long have you been volunteering in the community? I have been volunteering in the community for 20 years. How long have you been volunteering for The Valley Economic Alliance? I have been volunteering for The Valley Economic Alliance (TVEA) since its inception. Jane Boeckmann and Cathy Macguire brought me to the Board and I […]

  • ‘Tis the Season to Jingle & Mingle

    The Valley Economic Alliance hosted a full house at their annual Jingle and Mingle Holiday Party on December 14th. Attendees enjoyed delicious food provided by Lusy’s Mediterranean Food and Grill, drinks, music, and raffle prizes! Guests brought blankets to donate to Love is a Warm Blanket, a blanket drive whose mission is to warm the […]

  • Welcoming Councilmember Herb Wesson

    The Valley Economic Alliance (TVEA) hosted a welcome reception for Herb J. Wesson, Jr. on December 2nd at Blvd Hotels in Studio City, co-sponsored by Blvd Hotels and Spiegel Development. Mr. Wesson has served as the President of the Los Angeles City Council since November 2011 and has represented Council District 10 since 2005.  Since September 2017, Mr. Wesson assumed […]

  • TVEA Board of Governor’s Meeting Recap

    The Valley Economic Alliance Board of Governor’s meeting took place on November 17th at Strength United in Van Nuys. Deputy Chief Bob Green with the Los Angeles Police Department welcomed guests on behalf of meeting host Strength United. Operating through Cal State University, Northridge, Strength United’s mission is ending abuse, empowering families, and developing leaders.  The program included information […]

  • A Conversation With Pamela Corradi

    How long have you been volunteering in the community? I began volunteering at college with my sorority. We served deaf individuals at a local center. I volunteered locally when I became a young wife and mother in local politics. During those early years, I belonged to the Cabrini Literary Guild where our group modeled for […]

  • A Conversation With Randy Witt

    How long have you been volunteering in the community? I moved to the San Fernando Valley in 1984. Having been originally from Chicago, where politics and civics are practically a sport, as popular as the Bears and Cubs, I continued my involvement when I moved here. I started volunteering in Chicago during junior high school […]

  • A Conversation with Robert Scott

    How long have you been volunteering in the community? I began my lifetime commitment to volunteering more than 40 years ago, in the early 1970’s as President of the Van Nuys Jaycees. I went on to become President of the Van Nuys Chamber of Commerce, and somewhat later president of the United Chambers of Commerce, and founding Chairman and […]