Board of Directors


Denita Willoughby

Board Chair

Vice President, Supply Management; Chair
Southern California Gas Company, a Sempra Energy utility; UNITE-LA, Inc.

Raul A. Anaya

First Vice Chair

President – Greater Los Angeles, Pacific Southwest Region Executive, Global Commercial Banking
Bank of America

Jerry Neuman

Immediate Past Chair


Michael Savoy


Gumbiner Savett Inc.

Maria S. Salinas


President & CEO
Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce

Board Member

Martin L. Adams

General Manager
Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP)

Celeste Alleyne

Director, US Citizenship & Public Affairs - West Region
Microsoft Corporation

Lee Alman

Executive Vice President, Head of Corporate & Public Affairs, SoCal

Mike Aparicio

Executive Vice President

Christopher J. Barton

Executive Vice President, Development & Capital Investments
Hudson Pacific Properties

Elaine Batchlor

Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Hospital

Kim Belshé

Executive Director
First 5 LA

Richard L. Benbow III

Senior Executive Director, Government and Community Relations
University Of California, Los Angeles

Kelli Bernard

Chief Executive, Los Angeles Metro+ Region

Tyrone D. Bland

Vice President, U.S. State and Local Government Affairs
Herbalife Nutrition

Claudia Bodan

Executive Vice President, Los Angeles, Market President
Commercial Bank of California

David L. Borger

Senior Vice President
STV Incorporated

David Brown

Interim Senior Vice President – University Relations
University of Southern California

Elise Buik

President & CEO
United Way of Greater Los Angeles

Maria Camacho

Government Affairs
Los Angeles Rams

Mario Camara

Cox, Castle & Nicholson LLP

Javier Cano

Vice President & Market General Manager
The Ritz- Carlton, Los Angles & JW Marriott Los Angeles, L.A. Live

Marlene Canter

National Board Chair
Green Dot Public Schools

David Carey

President, Los Angeles/Nevada Market Unit
Reyes Coca-Cola Bottling

Edward J. Casey

Chair, Land Use, Construction & Housing Council

Alston & Bird LLP

William Caswell

SVP Operations & COO, Southern California Region
Kaiser Permanente

Mario Cordero

Executive Director
Port of Long Beach, California

Shawn A. Covell

Senior Vice President of Government Affairs
Paramount Pictures

Bill Covino

President & CEO
California State University, Los Angeles

Brennon Crist

Region Manager, Los Angeles Middle Market Banking
JPMorgan Chase

Joseph Czyzyk

Chairman & CEO
Mercury Air Group, Inc.

Trevor Daley

Cerrell Associates, Inc.

Dana Debel

Managing Director, State and Local Government Affairs
Delta Air Lines Inc.

Lisa Deloney

Managing Director, Market President, Division Manager California/Nevada
Metro Southern California Division, Citibank N.A.

Bert Dezzutti

Executive Vice President
Brookfield Office Properties

Tony Digiovanni

President & CEO
Claremont Lincoln University

LaDonna DiCamillo

Regional Assistant Vice President, State Government Affairs
BNSF Railway Company

Gaurav Diwan

Managing Director, Health and Human Services

Tom Donohue

President & General Manager, Los Angeles
Suffolk Construction Company, Inc.

John Q. Duong

Vice President, Real Estate & Public Affairs, Southern California Division
Clear Channel Outdoor, Inc.

Joshua Englander

West Division's Government Relations Director
HNTB Corporation

Christine Essel

President & CEO
Southern California Grantmakers

Donna Estacio

Regional Director of State & Local Government Affairs
American Airlines

Jeff Etherington

Director Sales & Community Marketing
Alaska Airlines

Stephen Finnegan

Government and Community Affairs Manager
Automobile Club of Southern California (AAA)

David Fleming

Senior Advisor
Office of California State Senator Robert M. Hertzberg

John Forgione

Managing Director, Head of FX Sales
MUFG Union Bank

James Garrison

Pacific Federal, LLC

Josh Gertler

Consensus Inc.

Gregg T. Geyer


Larry Green

Senior Vice President US Development
Westfield, LLC

George W. Greene


Dianne F. Harrison

California State University, Northridge

Karen Hathaway

President & Managing Partner
The Los Angeles Athletic Club

Taylor Hathaway-Zepeda

Corporate Attorney
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP

Augustavia Haydel

Chair, Health Care Council

General Counsel
L.A. Care Health Plan

S. Keith Hinkle

Senior Vice President for Advancement & Public Affairs
Pepperdine University

Lewis C. Horne

CBRE Group Inc.

Alan Hostrup

President & CEO
YMCA of Metropolitan Los Angeles

Maria Pilar Hoye

Latham & Watkins LLP

Fiona J. Hutton

Fiona Hutton & Associates

Vincent Iacopella

Executive Vice President Growth and Strategy
Alba Wheels Up International Inc.

Fran Inman

Senior Vice President, Corporate Development
Majestic Realty Co.

Robert Jernigan

Regional Managing Principal

Trini Jimenez

Vice President, Public Affairs
Watson Land Company

Cary D. Jones

Managing Partner
Snell & Wilmer LLP

Beverly Kenworthy

Executive Director
California Apartment Association Los Angeles

Michelle Kerrick

West Region Market Leader, Los Angeles Managing Partner
Deloitte LLP

George D. Kieffer

Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP

Jeff Kightlinger

General Manager
The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California

Maureen A. Kindel

Kindel Gagan

John Laco

O'Melveny & Myers LLP

Janet Lamkin

President, California
United Airlines

Deane Leavenworth

Leavenworth Endeavors

Jennifer L.H. Li

President and Founder
Novotech Nutraceuticals, Inc.

Devorah Lieberman, PH.D.

University of La Verne

Hee-Won Lim

Vice President & General Manager
Pacific Palms Conference Resort

Joaquin Lippincott

CEO & Founder
Metal Toad

Michael D. Lizarraga

President & CEO

John F. Llewellyn

Forest Lawn Memorial Park Association

Mark Louchheim

CEO & President
Bobrick Washroom Equipment, Inc.

Robert Lowe


Anna Magzanyan

Publisher & CEO
Los Angeles Business Journal

Christopher C. Martin

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
AC Martin, Inc.

Randall D. Martinez

Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer
Cordoba Corporation

Victor J. Martinez

Vice President

Lisa Maurath

Los Angeles Infrastructure Lead

Jeff McConnell

Englander Knabe & Allen

Deryl McKissack

Chairwoman & CEO
McKissack & McKissack

Gregory McWilliams

Regional President

Bryan Moeller

Senior Vice President, Director of Small Business Banking
Wells Fargo

Daniel Montplaisir

Vice President of University Advancement
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

Ernesto Morales

Partner and Chief Executive Officer
Biltmore Group

Ann Muenster-Nuiry

Vice President, Business Development

Edward Munoz

Board Member

Dan Murphy

Voting Solution for all People Engagement Director

Patrick J. Niemann

Managing Partner, Greater Los Angeles
Ernst & Young LLP

Steve Nissen

SVP, Legal & Government Affairs

Timothy Noonan

President & Chief Executive Officer
Lockton Insurance Brokers LLC

Whitney O'Neill

Senior Director, Government Relations
Charter Communications

Gerard Orozco

Senior Vice President

Dr. Thomas Parham

California State University, Dominguez Hills

Kristen Parsons

Regional Commercial Executive, Southern California

Luis Patiño

Senior Vice President & General Manager
Univision Communications, Inc.

Ken Pilgrim

Managing Director
The Westin Bonaventure Hotel & Suites

Lisa Pitney

Vice President, Government Relations
The Walt Disney Company

Thomas M. Priselac

President & CEO
Cedars-Sinai Health System

Lourdes I. Ramos

President and CEO
Museum of Latin American Art

Phillip R. Recht

Chair, Government & Fiscal Affairs Council

Mayer Brown LLP

Dennis Rodriguez

Chief City Executive - LA/SF/SD
Siemens Corporation

Francisco Rodriguez

Los Angeles Community College District

Naomi Rodriguez

Vice President of External Affairs
Los Angeles Dodgers

Paul Rohrer

Loeb & Loeb LLP

Alan Rothenberg

Chairman and CEO
1st Century Bank

Ali Sahabi

Real Estate Developer General Engineering Contractor Sustainability & Seismic Resilience Center
Optimum Seismic, Inc.

Frank Sanchez

McDonald's Licensee
McDonald's Corporation

Miguel A. Santana

President and CEO
Los Angeles County Fair Association

Emma Schafer

Los Angeles Current Affairs Forum

Eugene D. Seroka

Executive Director
Port of Los Angeles

Brandon F. Shamim

Chair, Small Business Council

Beacon Management Group

Fern Shaw

President, South California District

Steve Shearer

Vice President and General Manager of Small Market
Blue Shield of California

Sarah Paulson Sheehy

Senior Director, Government & Public Affairs
Hollywood Burbank Airport

John R. Shiner

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP

Mike Silacci

Chair, Innovation & Technology Council

Regional Vice President, Greater Los Angeles - External Affairs
AT&T Services, Inc.

Jerry Silverman

Head of Real Estate & Support Services
Farmers Group, Inc.

Nicole J. Simonian

Crowell & Moring LLP

Timothy Law Snyder

Loyola Marymount University

Brissa Sotelo-Vargas

Chair, Energy, Water & Environmental Sustainability Council

Director, Community Relations & Government Affairs
Valero Energy Corporation

R.K. (Rod) Spackman

Manager, Public & Government Affairs-LA Basin
Chevron Corporation

A.G. Spanos

President of Business Operations
Los Angeles Chargers

Frank A. Stephan

Senior Managing Director
Clarett West Development

Christopher Thompson

Vice President, Local Public Affairs
Southern California Edison

Christopher Thornberg

Founding Partner
Beacon Econmics, LLC

Francisco Uribe

Director, State, Local, and International Government Relations
The Home Depot

Cat-Uyen Vo

Senior Counsel
Los Angeles Times

John Votava

Director, Corporate Relations

Cary Walker

Senior Vice President and Director, Corporate Communications
City National Bank

Phillip Washington


Russell “Rusty” Weiss

Sidley Austin LLP

Stephanie Wiggins

Southern California Regional Rail Authority (Metrolink)

Kenton Woods

SCI California Funeral Services Inc.

Ellen Zaman

Executive Director, External Affairs
Children's Hospital Los Angeles


Cindy Allen

2020 World Trade Week Chair

Vice President, Regulatory Affairs and Compliance
FedEx Logistics

William C. Allen

President & Chief Executive Officer
Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation

Rana Ghadban

President & CEO
Hollywood Chamber of Commerce

Paul Little

President & Chief Executive Officer
Pasadena Chamber of Commerce

Aram Nadjarian

Chairman of the Board

Paige Serden

SCLN Board Member

Senior Director

David Siegel

Los Angeles Sports Council

Stuart Waldman

Valley Industry & Commerce Association

Ernest Wooden Jr.

President & CEO
Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board