Advisory Board

Julie Gutman Dickinson – Co-Chair

Julie Gutman Dickinson

Julie Gutman Dickinson has devoted her career to public service, advocating for the rights of workers, immigrants and underserved communities. She is …read more.

Scott Pascucci – Co-Chair

Scott Pascucci

Scott Pascucci is Managing Director of Concord Music Group (Paul McCartney, Rush, Ben Harper, Rounder Records and the catalogues of Fantasy Records, …read more.

David E. Altschul


  A graduate of Amherst College and Yale Law School, David Altschul has been an activist since his college days when he …read more.

Diane Asselin Baer

Diane Asselin Baer

Diane Asselin Baer is currently a mediator for employment and workplace disputes. She recently served Los Angeles County as coordinator and moderator …read more.

Antoinette Bill


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Nancy Cotton

Nancy Cotton

Nancy Cotton graduated from Harvard University with a degree in Art History. She has worked in the television industry for more than …read more.

Jeff Farmer

Jeff Farmer

Jeff Farmer is the Director of Organizing for the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, a union representing more than 1.4 million members throughout …read more.

Clifford P. Goldstein

Clifford Goldstein

Mr. Goldstein is a Founder of and Managing Partner at GPI. With over 30 years of experience in the real estate industry, …read more.

Tracy Gray

Tracy Gray

Tracy is Managing Director at The 22 Capital Group. Previously, she was Senior Advisor of International Business and Marketing for Mayor Antonio …read more.

Lynn Greenberg


I’ve always been an activist.  In Milwaukee in ’55, I marched for fair housing; in Berkeley in ’65 while becoming a psychotherapist, …read more.

Frank Gruber


Frank Gruber has practiced entertainment law for over 30 years. He’s also been an activist in Santa Monica since the early …read more.

Michelle Jenab

Michelle has practiced corporate law since 2000, starting out in Wall Street law firms in New York City. She received a B.A. …read more.

Robinne Lee

Robinne Lee

The daughter of Jamaican parents (of African, Chinese, British and Arawak Indian descent), Robinne Lee was born and raised in Westchester County, …read more.

Suzy Marks


Born and raised in Los Angeles, Suzy Marks has devoted her life to community activism. With her husband, Wally Marks, she worked …read more.

Beth Meltzer


Beth Meltzer, currently retired, worked for more than 50 years as a social worker, psychotherapist and child psychologist. She is Founder, President …read more.

David Nahai

David Nahai

David Nahai is the President of David Nahai Consulting Services, LLC, which advises public and private entities in the renewable energy, energy …read more.

Cathy O’Neill


Cathy O'Neill is a wife and the mother of two girls, ages 12 and 5.  She feels privileged to have been …read more.

Anne Richardson


Anne Richardson is the Associate Director of Public Counsel Opportunity Under Law, a project aimed at eliminating economic injustice on behalf of …read more.

Vivian Rothstein


Vivian is a development consultant for Los Angeles Alliance for a New Economy (LAANE). She has a long history as a community …read more.

Jyoti Sarda


Jyoti Sarda currently serves as Vice President of Marketing at Paramount Home Media International. Since 2011, she has led all facets of …read more.

Hope J. Singer


Hope J. Singer has been a practicing labor lawyer since 1980.  She joined her current law firm in 1987 and has been …read more.

Gary Stewart

Gary Stewart

Gary Stewart has a 35-year background in the entertainment industry working at Rhino Entertainment (the industry's premier archival label) building a culture …read more.

Laurie Traktman


Laurie has been a member of the firm of Gilbert & Sackman since 1993. Laurie is a partner and shareholder with …read more.

Robert Vinson


Robert Vinson’s passion is building affordable single family housing and community facilities in the greater Los Angeles area. Today, his company, …read more.

Brenda Vogel


Brenda Vogel currently serves as Vice President of Development at Groundswell Productions, overseeing film and television development for the company. Prior to joining Groundswell, …read more.

Andrea Weiss


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Past Advisory Board

Joyce Appleby


Professor of History Emerita, UCLA

Lara Bergthold


Principal, Griffin|Schein

Councilmember Mike Bonin

Mike Bonin

Councilmember, 11th District, City of Los Angeles

Judith Bustany


Teacher, writer, former President - Americans for Democratic Action

Ayodele Carroo


Legal Affairs Counsel, NBC Universal

Emily Cummins


Social Worker

Todd Flora


Director of Business Development, EcoMotion  

Jorge Flores


Vice President, Marathon Communications

Richard Foos


Chief Executive Officer, Shout Factory

Catherine Geanuracos


Founder/CEO, New Economy Campaigns, Kuradi

Laura Genao


Manager of Regulatory and Legislative Affairs, Renewable and Alternative Power, Southern California Edison

Jeff Good


Regional Uniserv Director, CTA

Beth Leder-Pack


Activist/Founding Member of SMART

Barbara Maynard


President, Maynard Consulting Services  

Maria McKenna


Head of Project Management & Production, Meat & Potatoes Design & Advertising Agency

Amy Elaine Wakeland

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First Lady of Los Angeles/Advisory Board Co-Chair

Thomas G. Wilhelm

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President, Caisson Advisors