Board of Directors

SCLN is led by a dynamic, engaged Board of Directors, which has fiscal responsibility and directs the strategy of the organization.


Dave Barthmuss
SCLN Board Chair; Development & Marketing Committee Co­Chair; Liaison to L.A. Area Chamber Board
Paige Serden
Vice Chair
City National Bank
Senior Vice President & Regional Manager, Real Estate Division
Benjamin Stilp
Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce
Vice President of Finance & Administration and Chief Financial Officer
Jenna Watkinson
Albertsons | Vons | Pavilions
Manager, External Communications and Community Relations


Javier Angulo
Walmart Stores, Inc.
Director, Public Affairs & Government Relations
Betsy Berkhemer-Credaire
Berkhemer­Clayton, Inc.
Retained Executive Search
Brandy Chappell
Alumni Council Representative
Certified Planning & Public Affairs
Managing Partner
Darin Chidsey
Southern California Association of Governments
Derek Cotton
TelePacific Communications
Manager of Talent Acquisition and Operations
David Eads
Governance Committee Chair
Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce
Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer
Diana Halper
Kaiser Permanente Southern California Region
Vice President – Integrated Branded Communications
Terri Hernandez Rosales
NBC4 Southern California/NBC Universal
Vice President Communication/Community Affairs
James Herr
Immediate Past Chair
Karen Hill
Michael Huynh
Southern California Edison
Account Director, Local Public Affairs
Hyepin Im
Korean Churches for Community Development
President & CEO
Marilyn McCullough
Anthem, Inc.
Vice President, Commercial & Specialty Marketing
Jim McDonnell
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department
Shani Moore Weatherby
NBC Universal Television
Senior Counsel of Legal Affairs
Kevin Ober
Program Committee Chair
The Boeing Company
Community Investor
Scott Pansky
Allison + Partners
Senior Partner and Co-Founder
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Janet Schulman
Executive Consulting for nonprofit organizations
Marta Segura
Grassroots Organizational Leadership & Development (GOLD), LLC
Rob Six
Avery Dennison
Global Communications Strategist
Gary Toebben
Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce
President & CEO
Susan Trigueros
Southern California Gas Company
Regional Public Affairs Manager
Keri Watson
Capital Group
Corporate Contributions Coordinator
Margie Wheeler
Metropolitan Water District of Southern California
Executive Strategist