Board of Directors

Our all-volunteer board works together to develop the Westside's best dialogue on livability issues specific to the Westside. If you are interested in joining our board, please contact president at westsideurbanforum.com to to introduce yourself. We'd be happy to speak with you.

  • Josh Stephens, California Planning & Development Report, Board President
  • Elisa Paster, Partner, Glaser Weil Fink Jacobs Howard Avchen & Shapiro LLP, Immediate Past President
  • Adam Christian, Senior Vice President at Ernst & Young
  • David Ewing, Community Activist
  • Patricia Diefenderfer, Senior Planner, City of Los Angeles
  • Anat Grant LEED AP BD+C, WELL AP, Senior Associate, DLR Group
  • Anthony Fonseca, Masters of Urban Planning candidate at UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs
  • Ellen Isaacs, Co-Chair, Chai Village LA
  • Matt Isken, Associate Director, Tribune Real Estate Holdings
  • Wells Lawson, Senior Director, Joint Development, Los Angeles Metropolitan Transportation Authority
  • Sirinya Matute, Transit Marketing Coordinator, Santa Monica Big Blue Bus
  • Michele McGrath, Planner, City of Beverly Hills (retired)
  • Greg Rodgers, Marketing Manager, JERDE
  • Tibby Rothman, Director, Marketing and Public Relations at AIA Los Angeles

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