Staff

Margot Bennett, MBA
Executive Director

Board of Directors

Chair Emeritus
Ann Reiss Lane
Founder, Women Against Gun Violence

Chair
Laurie Saffian
Partner, Bedrock Strategies

Rabbi Aaron Alexander
Associate Dean, Ziegler School
American Jewish University

Hollye Dexter
Author and Community Activist

Jackie Elkins
Community Activist 

Donna Finkelstein
Retired High School Counselor
Gun Violence Survivor

Rhonda Foster
Case Manager
Community Build & Gang Reduction Youth Development Program
Los Angeles Mayor’s Office
Gun Violence Survivor

Diana Georger, MA
Teacher and Therapist
Cheerful Helpers Child and Family Services

Sheila Goldberg
Community Activist

Deputy Chief Debra McCarthy
Professional Standards Bureau
Los Angeles Police Department

Peggy Moore
Community Activist

Roberta G. Schiller, MSPH
Community Activist

Josh Stepakoff
College Student
Gun Violence Survivor

Board of Advisors

Sheriff Lee Baca
Chief Charlie Beck
Bishop Charles E. Blake
Frieda Rappoport Caplan
Bill D’Elia
Ernestine S. Elster, PhD
Hon. Michael Feuer
Hon. Eric Garcetti
Rabbi Laura Geller
Sandy Gooch
Jackie Gottlieb
Hon. Wendy Greuel
Hon. James K. Hahn
Sweet Alice Harris
Marilyn Hudson
Katherine Hennigan Ohanesian
Hon. Paul Koretz
Hon. Paul Krekorian, Esq.
Hon. Abbe Land
Eleanor Montaño
Luis Montes, MD
Hon. Bernard C. Parks
Charlie K. Parsons
Hon. Joy Picus
Dr. George Regas
Nancy Morgan-Ritter
Jan Ross
Carmel Sella
John Torres, ATF
Sayre Weaver