Advisory Board

"Opportunities abound for investment in our urban centers. If smart public investments are strategically made in new schools, libraries and health facilities, new private investment and more livable communities will be the result."

Linda Griego
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

David Abel
Chair, Metropolitan Forum Project

Aileen Adams
Former CA Sec. of Consumer Services

Bill Allen
LA County Economic Development Corp.

Steven Bingler
Architect/Planner, Concordia Inc.

Mayor Bill Bogaard
City of Pasadena

Ron Bogle
President American Architectural Foundation

Christopher Cabaldon
President, EdVoice

Maria Casillas President
Families in Schools

Stephan Castellanos
Past President, California AIA & former California State Architect

Frederick S. Edelstein
U.S. Conference of Mayors

Joseph Edmiston
Director, SMMC

Cecilia Estolano
LA City Redevelopment Agency

Mayor Bob Foster
City of Long Beach

Robert Garcia, Esq.
CLIPI & Former Chair, LAUSD Citizens? Bond Oversight Committee

Dr. Neal Halfon, M.D.
UCLA Center for Healthy Children, Family & Youth

Robert Hertzberg, Esq.
Speaker Emeritus of the California Assembly

Dr. Richard Jackson
Former CA. State Health Director

Bill Jones
EPA Region 9, School Liaison

Randall Lewis
Lewis Operating Corp.

Professor Dan Mazmanian
Former Dean, USC SPPD

John Mockler
Former Exec. Secretary, State Bd. of Educ.

Robert Norris
Century Housing

Angela Oh, Esq.
Past Member, President's Initiative on Race

Dr. Terry Peterson
Director of the National Afterschool and Community Learning Network

Connie Rice, Esq.
The Advancement Project

Dr. Darlene Robles

Superintendent, LA County Office of Education

Paul Vandeventer

Community Partners

Vera de Vera
California Community Foundation

Mary Beth Vergara
The Trust for Public Land