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Board of Directors

The Board meets quarterly, and the officers make up an Executive Committee that meets monthly. Other Board committees include the Advocacy Committee, the Development Committee, and the Finance Committee, each chaired by a Vice President.

Board of Directors 2019-20

Chair of the Board

Alice Carr
Senior Vice President, Community Development Banking, JP Morgan Chase Bank


Eric Needleman
Principal, The Spirited Group LLC


Mike Deasy
Chief Executive Officer, deasy penner podley

Chair of the Advocacy Committee

Linda Brettler 
Principal, Linda Brettler: Architect

Chair of the Development Committee

Joy Forbes
Vice President of Planning & Development, NBCUniversal


Barbara Bestor, FAIA – Founding Principal, Bestor Architecture
David Cocke, S.E. – President, Structural Focus
Jared Franz, PhD – Economist, Capital Group
Luis Hoyos – Professor of Architecture, Cal Poly Pomona College of Environmental Design
Roella Hsieh Louie – City of Los Angeles Cultural Heritage Commission (former)
Anna Jacobson – Senior Preconstruction Manager, Morley Builders
Diane Keaton – Academy Award-winning Actor, Director, Producer, and Author
David Kopple – Motion Picture Literary Agent, Creative Artists Agency
Galina Krivitsky – Partner, Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Kevin Lane – Creative entrepreneur
Jingbo Lou – President, Env Construction, Inc.; President, J Lou Architects
Steven McCall  – longtime Conservancy volunteer
Sophia Nardin – Writer
Raymond Rindone – Senior Vice President of Financial Management, City National Bank
Bill E. Roschen, FAIA – Principal, Roschen Van Cleve Architects
Michiko Shepherd – Senior Vice President, Human Resources, Warner Bros.