Christopher Chorba, President of the Board, Gibson-Dunn, Attys. At Law, Partner

Jennifer Waltzer, Vice President of the Board, CPA, Esmond & Associates

Maribel Arias, Secretary of the BoardAssistant Vice President, Chubb Group of Insurance Companies

Lee Allison, Market Data Services Manager, Capital Group

Stephen Endelman, Grammy Nominated Composer

Kathy Hanks, Director, Contracts & Grants, Los Angeles County Department of Health Services

Ray Hernandez, President, Barron Transworld Trading

Michael Markarian, The Resource Group

Eduardo Perry Jr. President, United Pumping Service, Inc.

Heather Richardson, Gibson-Dunn, Attys. At Law, Partner


The Board of Directors meets ten times a year at the Shelter's administrative office. Here's a list of the standing committees -

  • Public Relations & Development
  • Finance
  • Board Recruitment
  • Buildings and Grounds