Board Of Trustees


    Senior Vice President
    Arizona State University


    Board Chair

    Culture Projects

  • David W. Blight

    Sterling Professor of History and Director of the Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition
    Yale University

  • Bryan Bowles

    Founding Principal
    Bryor Media


    Chairman and CEO
    The Gerrity Group

  • John Gray

    Former Director
    Smithsonian National Museum of American History

  • Naima Keith

    Vice President, Education and Public Programs
    Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA)

  • David Lai

    CEO and Creative Director
    Hello Design

  • Amber Martinez

    Vice President of Development
    LA’s BEST

  • Karla Diaz Sayles

    Director of Public Affairs
    Warner Bros. Entertainment

  • Suman Sorg

    Founder and CEO
    A Complete Unknown

  • Margita Thompson

    Former CA Gubernatorial Press Secretary

  • Dulce Vasquez

    Director of Strategic Partnerships in the Office of the President
    Arizona State University

  • Antonio Villaraigosa

    Former Mayor of Los Angeles


    Visiting Fellow, Kellogg College, Oxford;
    Retired Partner, Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors LP

  • Betsy Weisman

    Principal Planner
    Weisman Consulting

  • Michael Woo

    Dean Emeritus, College of Environmental Design, Cal Poly Pomona
    Former Member, Los Angeles City Council

  • Zev Yaroslavsky

    Director, Los Angeles Initiative, UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs;
    Former Member, Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors

  • Reza Zaidi

    Manager, C-17 Structural Design
    The Boeing Company