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Board of Directors, 2020-2021

Board Chair

Robyn Gordon-Peterson, Retired Chief Operations Officer, Long Beach Transit


Debbie Thorpe, Realtor, Coldwell Banker Coastal Alliance

1st Vice Chair, Governance

Kevin Kelly, Principal, Seaward Road

2nd Vice Chair, Development

Jillian Koehring, Development Events Manager, Aquarium of the Pacific

Treasurer, Finance Chair

Brett Bradbury, CPA CFE Supervisor, Onisko & Scholz

Recording Secretary

Nancy Hays, MPH CHC Compliance Officer, Kaiser Permanente

Board Members

Priya Bahl-Sen, Owner & Principal, Bahl-Sen Law
Gina Ballard, Principal, Holthouse, Carlin & Van Trigt, LLP
Pat Ellington, Travel Consultant, Incredible Journey Travel
Lisa Finn, Owner & Travel Adviser, Cruise Planners
Steve Hockett, GM, Private Golf Clubs
Meghan King, Communications Manager, Long Beach City Auditor’s Office
Kevin Lee, Public Affairs Officer, Long Beach Manager’s Office
Gonzalo Medina, Marine Safety Chief, City of Long Beach
Gail Schwandner, Retired Dean of Workforce Development, LBCC
Linda Treffry, Associate, Coldwell Banker Commercial Blair Westmac
Nelinia Varenas, CEO, Breakthrough SEO Marketing