Board of Directors

Brianne Palmer
Vice President, Branch Manager, Union Bank

Linda Ruffer
Political Consultant, Private Practice

Jason Strzelczyk
Owner/Of Counsel, Law Offices of Jason C Strzelczyk/Guerin Law Firm

Rochelle Witharana
Chief Financial Officer, The California Wellness Foundation


Board Emeriti

Rochelle Lindsey

Cynthia Sears

Elaine Tumonis

Mike Bayless, President
Vice President, Corporate and Community Engagement, 21st Century Fox

Dawn Bey, Treasurer
Account Executive, Bills & Stoll, LLP

Ronda Haralson, Secretary
Manager, Global Title Management, Global Media Operations Comcast, Comcast NBCUniversal

Ron Burkhardt
Managing Director, Newmark Knight Frank

Mayanka Melville
Director, Capital Group



Advisory Board

Laura Harrison
CSO/CISO, Interscope Partners

Leah Aldridge, M.F.A, PhD.
Film Professor at Loyola Marymount; co-author, In Touch With Teens, Peace Over Violence’s nationally recognized youth-violence prevention initiative.

Marco Loera, M.F.A.
Director of Technology and Online Organizing, National Day Laborer Organizing Network

Martha Gonzalez, PhD.
Assistant Professor, Intercollegiate Department of Chicana/o Latina/o Studies at Scripps/Claremont College, Chicana Artivista (artist/activist) musician, feminist music theorist and musician, QUETZAL


Maya Jupiter
Musician/Activist, Founder, ARTIVIST


Michelle Santucci
Vice President, Keenan Insurance Services

Natalie White
Certified Council Trainer, Center for Council's Social Justice Council Project

Nick Moghadassi
Owner and CEO - Universal AVIT


Dr. Nooshin Valizadeh, PhD.
Adjunct Professor and Community College Specialist, USC, LACCD


Pam Palmer, ESQ.
Commercial Litigation Practice Group, Pepper Hamilton LLP


Paul Gonzales
Manager, Public Affairs, Metrolink


Rebecca Isaacs, ESQ.
Executive Director, Equality Federation


Sandra Henriquez, M.A.
Executive Director, CALCASA


Sharon Shelton
Vice-President, YWCA Greater Los Angeles 


Sheila Kuehl, ESQ.
Supervisor, Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors


Sherisa Dahlgren
Chief Wellbeing Officer, Inherent Wellbeing


Stan Gorbunov
Compliance Specialist, Capital Group

Suzi Dunkel-Soto
Realtor, West San Gabriel Valley 

Alison Grabell, Esq.
Attorney, MarkStarLaw

Alyce Laviolette, M.S, M.F.T.
Long-term practitioner/therapist/advocate for battered women, Private Practice, Professor at California University, Long Beach

Betsy Butler
Executive Director, The California Women’s Law Center

Billie Weiss, M.P.H.
Violence Prevention Specialist. Former Executive Director and Founder, Violence Prevention Coalition of Greater Los Angeles

Britni Soto Macintosh
Client Manager, Swell Creative Group

Christina Mauro,

Christine Hershey
Founder, Hershey Cause Communications

Deborah Kagan
Mentor / Speaker / Author, Rock Your Mojo

Debra Nakatomi
President, Nakatomi & Associates

Elaine Tumonis, ESQ.
Deputy Attorney General (Retired), Statewide Child Abduction Coordinator, CA Attorney General's Office

Elena Christopoulos
Commissioner, City of Santa Monica

Ellen Ledley, LCSW
Trauma Therapist, Private Practice

Jehan Agrama
Co-founder of GLAAD, Current principle at Harmony Gold, a film distribution company, Commissioner, City of Los Angeles, Human Relations Commission

Joan Crear
Deputy of Special Projects, Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors

Kellie Hawkins, M.A.
COO, National Health Organization

Kent Kiesey
Branch Manager, Union Bank 




National Advisory Board

Steve LePore, Los Angeles, CA
Founder/Former Executive Director, 1in6

Jan Morris, Sarasota, FL
Vice President in Public Relations – Retired,  Verizon


Esta Soler, San Francisco, CA
Founder and President of Futures Without Violence


Susan B. Sorenson, PhD., Philadelphia, PA
Professor of Social Policy and of Health & Societies, University of Pennsylvania, School of Public Policy, Director, The Evelyn Jacobs Ortner Center on Family Violence


Laney M Vazquez, Bakersfield, CA
Corporate Supervising Senior Counsel, Chevron Corporation


Maile Zambuto, Honolulu, HI
Former CEO, Joyful Heart Foundation







Kibi Anderson, Sherman Oaks, CA
Strategy and Business Development Executive


Matthew Ennis, Springfield, MO
President and CEO, 1in6

Eve Ensler, New York, NY
Tony-winning playwright; performer; author, The Vagina Monologues; Founder, One Billion Rising


Jackson Katz, PhD, Boston, MA
Founder and Director, MVP Strategies, an anti-sexist activist and expert on violence, media and masculinities.


Debbie Lee, San Francisco, CA
Senior Vice-President at Futures Without Violence