Together the Board of Directors, Staff and Partners of the Los Angeles Parks Foundation work together with the City of L.A. Recreation and Parks Department to make our city parks better for all Angelenos. Below, you will find a full directory of the current LAPF board and staff members.

Board of Directors

Jill WernerBoard ChairWerner Family Foundation
Thomas R. MillerVice Board Chair & Audit Committee ChairCity National Bank
David McGowanTreasurerLuna Bay Consultants
Carolyn RamsaySecretary & Executive DirectorLos Angeles Parks Foundation
David NickollDevelopment Committee ChairNational Football League
Carmel SellaFinance Committee ChairWells Fargo Bank
Carlyle HallCommunications Committee ChairAttorney (retired)
Barry A. SandersCo-Founder & Board Chair EmeritusLatham & Watkins LLP
Denise BoothBoardmemberLos Angeles Clippers
Tom GilmoreBoardmemberGilmore Associates
Joe HalperBoardmemberL.A. Board of Recreation & Park Commissioners
Andrew HewittBoardmemberHewitt & Silva Presents
Lindsey KozbergBoardmemberPark & Velayos LLP
Randy PaskalBoardmemberMoviola
Earl PaysingerBoardmemberUniversity of Southern California
Mark RiosBoardmemberRios Clementi Hale Studios
Thomas SafranBoardmemberThomas Safran & Associates
Candy SpellingBoardmemberAuthor, Producer, & Philanthropist
Lucinda StarrettBoardmemberLatham & Watkins LLP
Steve SugermanBoardmemberSugerman Communications Group
Debora VranaBoardmemberCity National Bank


Carolyn RamsayExecutive Director
Aurora ColindresDirector of Development
Emily WilliamsProgram & Project Manager
Chance KawarOperations Manager
Judith KiefferCo-Founder & Special Projects

Partners and Sponsors