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 WernerChairWerner Family Foundation
Carolyn RamsayExecutive DirectorLos Angeles Parks Foundation
David McGowanTreasurerLuna Bay Consultants
Jonathan Y. ThomasFinance Committee ChairSaybrook Capital, LLC
David NickollDevelopment Committee ChairNational Football League
Thomas R. MillerAudit & Personnel Committee ChairCity National Bank
Carlyle HallCommunications Committee ChairAttorney (retired)
Judith KiefferCo-Founder & Executive Director EmeritusLos Angeles Parks Foundation
Barry A. SandersCo-Founder & 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
Thomas SafranBoardmemberThomas Safran & Associates
Carmel SellaBoardmemberWells Fargo Bank
Candy SpellingBoardmemberAuthor, Producer, & Philanthropist
Lucinda StarrettBoardmemberLatham & Watkins LLP
Steve SugermanBoardmemberSugerman Communications Group


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

Partners and Sponsors