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Megan Chernin - Chair

Chernin Family Foundation
Joined MLA: 2005

Megan Chernin is chair of the board of MLA Partner Schools. A strong advocate for the welfare and education of children, she has served…

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Paul Cummins, Ph.D.

New Visions Foundation
Joined MLA: 2005

Paul Cummins is the Executive Director of New Visions Foundation. Since the Foundation’s inception in 1994, he has been the primary…

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Emilio Diez Barroso

NALA Investments, LLC
Joined MLA: 2008

Emilio Diez Barroso is Chairman and Founder of NALA Investments, LLC a private investment holding company with operations across various…

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Erik Feig

Summit Entertainment
Joined MLA: 2005

Erik Feig is the President of Worldwide Production and Acquisitions at Summit Entertainment. He sources, manages, and oversees all…

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Rick Hess

Creative Artists Agency
Joined MLA: 2005

Rick Hess leads the Film Finance group at Creative Artists Agency (CAA), a talent and literary agency based in Los Angeles, California. …

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Matthew M. Johnson

Ziffren Brittenham
Joined MLA: 2005

Matthew Johnson has been a partner at Ziffren, Brittenham, et al. ('Ziffren') since 1999. Founded over 25 years ago, Ziffren is considered…

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John Kissick - Treasurer

Ares Management
Joined MLA: 2005

John H. Kissick is a founding partner of Ares Management, an independent Los Angeles based investment management firm with over $20.0…

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Frank Marshall

Kennedy/Marshall Company
Joined MLA: 2005

With over fifty films to his credit as a visionary producer who has helped shape American film, Marshall is also an acclaimed director…

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Mike McGalliard - President

MLA Partner Schools
Joined MLA: 2003

Serving LAUSD schools since 1995, Mike McGalliard is a pioneer in public education, consistently utilizing an unconventional approach…

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Brian McNamee

Amgen
Joined MLA: 2008

Brian McNamee joined Amgen as senior vice president, Human Resources in June 2001. Before joining Amgen, McNamee was vice president…

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Teresa Nathanson

Educational Consultant
Joined MLA: 2005

Teresa Fredericks Nathanson is an independent college advisor and community volunteer who has lived and worked in Los Angeles since…

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Alison Rein - Secretary

20th Century Fox
Joined MLA: 2005

Alison Rein is Senior Vice President of Creative Content in the Theatrical Marketing department for Twentieth Century Fox, overseeing…

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Tom Vander Ark

Revolution Learning
Joined MLA: 2008

Tom Vander Ark is a partner in Revolution Learning, a San Diego based private equity investor concentrating on improving formal and…

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