Board of Directors

DAN POSEL
BOARD Co-CHAIR

Past Board Member, Big Picture Schools California, Inc.; Former Internship Program Director, Highline Big Picture High School

BELEN VARGAS
BOARD CO-CHAIR

Senior Director of Los Angeles County Programs, Harbor Freight Tools for Schools

LAURIE OWYANG
VICE CHAIR

Community Volunteer; Retired Founder, Humanasaurus, human resources consultants

GABRIELA TOVAR, Esq.
SECRETARY

Director of Operations at Law Offices of Abogada Nancy

NICOLE WILLIAMS
TREASURER

Vice President, Commercial Banker, J.P. Morgan Chase Bank

JANICE BEA

USC – Special Projects and Grants; UC Berkeley Library Advisory Board; Former Pasadena Arts & Culture Commissioner

LIZA BEARMAN, Ed.D.

Director, Wildwood Institute for Social Leadership

ROBERT E. DENHAM, Esq.

Senior Partner, Munger, Tolles and Olson

DAVID FUHRMAN

President, Dan Murphy Foundation

KRISTEN KAPLANIS McGREGOR, Ed.D.

USC– Senior Lecturer/Professor; Retired K-12 Chief Academic Officer; Administrator; Teacher

LOUISE NELSON

General Counsel, April Housing

MARY BETH WEST

Retired International Lawyer and Diplomat

 
EMILY C. WILLIAMS

CEO, UCAAN UCLA Department of Pediatrics, David Geffen School of Medicine

Advisory Council

ANDREW BOGEN, Esq.
FOUNDING CHAIR

Retired Partner, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher

BRENDA FREIBERG
PAST  CHAIR

Retired Executive in Satellite Communications, Healthcare, Government; Community Volunteer

KAREN E. BERTERO
IMMEDIATE PAST CHAIR

Retired Partner, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher

DAVID A. ABEL

Founder, New Schools Better Neighborhoods

WIN RHODES

Community Volunteer

BELINDA SMITH WALKER

Founding Board member, Los Angeles Women’s Foundation and California Women’s Foundation; Founding Executive Director, Girls and Gangs

BARBARA WAGNER

Executive Director, The Country Day School Headmasters’ Association; Former Head, Marlborough School

In loving memory  Mike Babcock was a beloved member of the New Village Board for ten years. He was a mentor and an inspiration to many of us. He will be deeply missed.