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ALICE DESOBRY BOWENS

Alice has over 40 years of experience as an educator. She has performed services as an educational consultant, consulting television producer, and adjunct professor. She is the executive director of Platinum Development Associates, which provides consulting for educational professional development, … Read More

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LISE QUINTANA

Lise is the C.E.O. and founder of Narrative Technologies, which uses interactive and hypertext narrative tools to publish new kinds of literature. She joined the AULA Board of Trustees in February of 2014. She was formerly the editor-in-chief of Lunch … Read More

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JASON OCLARAY

Jason is managing director of Algonic Partners, LLC, overseeing the investment strategy and leading the management of a Los Angeles-based family office. From 2007 until 2012, Jason was vice president of Greendale Capital, LLC, where he established and ran the … Read More

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ANDY BALES

Andy is CEO of the Union Rescue Mission in Downtown Los Angeles, which houses, feeds and provides services to 810 previously homeless guests. He purchased and opened a Family Life Center Housing facility which houses previously homeless mothers and children. … Read More

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LAURIE PETERSEN

Laurie is the owner and administrator of Un Mundo de Amigos Preschool, providing free preschool and kindergarten-ready programs to over 120 children per year. After a long and rewarding career in health care and professional sports production, Laurie made the … Read More

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DANNELLE-MIMI PHAN, TREASURER

Dannelle is audit unit manager for the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California.  She serves as a member of the Board of Governors of the Institute of Internal Auditors, Los Angeles Chapter, and is its past president.  She also serves … Read More

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TEX BOGGS, PhD

Tex has served as the president of Antioch University Los Angeles since July of 2011, having previously served as interim provost and vice president for Academic Affairs since July of 2009. Prior to that, Tex was president of Western Wyoming … Read More

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SUSAN D. ANDERSON

Susan is curator of “Collecting Los Angeles” in UCLA Library’s Special Collections and is responsible for making new acquisitions, developing in-house collections, and building partnerships to preserve, interpret, and make accessible UCLA Library materials documenting the remarkable multiplicity of cultures … Read More

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SUSAN COLE HILL

Susan is an independent business consultant. She is the former vice president of Global Human Resources & Organizational Development for the Walt Disney Company, which she joined in 1994. She has served on the AULA Board of Trustees since September … Read More

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ROLAND PALENCIA

Roland is the community benefits director at L.A. Care Health Plan, a $1.3 billion public health plan and the largest in the nation. He is the former executive director of Equality California, an organization dedicated to achieving equality and to … Read More

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