Board of Governors: Officers

Barbara Saltzman

President

Co-Founder, The Jester & Pharley Phund
Palos Verdes Estates, CA

Joe Saltzman

Vice President

Professor, USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism
Los Angeles, CA

Allan C. Jones, D.D.S.

Vice President

Dentist & Children’s Health Advocate
Torrance, CA

Liz Mitchell

Secretary

Writer/Producer
Studio City, CA

Amy Forte

Treasurer

Director of Administration,
Office of the Chancellor
California State University
Long Beach, CA

Board of Governors: Members

Ernie Arboles

President, JASEC Consulting
South Pasadena, CA

Craig R. Fox

Harold Williams Professor of Management
Anderson School of Business, UCLA
Los Angeles, CA

Mandaar Gokhale, M.D.

Emergency Physician/Medical Consultant
Fullerton, CA

Mauricio Heilbron Jr., M.D.

General, Trauma and  Vascular Surgeon
Long Beach, Lakewood and Fort Bragg, CA

Belma Johnson

Film and Television Producer/Writer
Santa Barbara, CA

Divya-Devi Joshi, M.D., M.M.M.

Physician Executive
Tampa Bay Area, FL

Beth Kleid

Educational Advocate/College Access Counselor
Los Angeles, CA

Jennifer Glimpse Saltzman

Educator
Los Angeles, CA

Michael Saltzman

Film and Television Writer/Producer
Los Angeles, CA

Mark Wiedenmann

Special Assistant to the Director of Advancement
Chadwick School
Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA

Deborah Zwelling

Children’s Health Advocate
Santa Monica, CA

Board of Advisors

Rebecca Avila

Assistant Dean, School of Social Work
UC Irvine, CA

Wendy Bar

Co-President, The Saul & Leslie Bernstein
Family Foundation
Highland Park, NJ

Bob Berg

Distinguished Fellow, The Stimson Center
Chair, Plan for Peace, London
Washington, D.C.

Jonathan Bernstein, M.D.

Associate Professor, Pediatrics
Pennsylvania State University
State College, PA

Dan Birman

Professor of Professional Practice of Journalism,
USC Annenberg School for
Communication and Journalism
President, Dan. H. Birman Productions, Inc.
Los Angeles, CA

Katy Castagna

United Way, President & CEO
Monterey County, CA

Dana Chinn

Lecturer, USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism
Los Angeles, CA

Emma Course

Reach Out and Read Coordinator
American Academy of Pediatrics
Orange County, CA

Dorothy Courtney

Former Executive Director
Richstone Family Center
Hawthorne, CA

Wendy Fachon

Producer, “Story Walking Radio Hour” East Greenwich, RI

Jeff Fellenzer

Member, Board of Directors, Long Beach Education Foundation, LBUSD
Professor of Professional Practice:
Sports, Business, Media
USC Annenberg School for
Communication and Journalism
Los Angeles, CA

Rita Goshert

Director, Child Life Department
Miller Children’s Hospital
Long Beach, CA

Belma Michael Johnson

Founder, Black Factual Entertainment
Writer-Director-Producer
Santa Barbara, CA

Ralph Martinez

Former Regional Senior Vice President, Comcast
Houston, TX

Jeff Miller

Principal, Door Two Consulting
Long Beach, CA

Sean Phipps, Ph.D.

Emeritus Member
Dept. of Psychology
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
Memphis, TN

Hanan Thornton

Assistant Superintendent, Education
Magnolia School District
Anaheim, CA