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CLA Staff & Board


Alma Robinson, Executive Director

Kyle Kate Dudley, Assistant Director

Jody Prunier, Associate Director (Sacramento)

Rebecca Ruschell, Associate Director and AAMS Program Director (Southern California)

Jill Roisen, Senior Program Manager, Arts and Community Development Program (San Francisco Bay Area)

Lisa Camhi, Program Director, Education, Public Relations & Outreach (Sacramento)

Jessica Yeh, Arbitration Administrator (San Francisco Bay Area)

Vallene Hardman, Program Director, Youth Mediators in Schools (Sacramento)

Dina Howard, Program Director, Arts Arbitration and Mediation Services (AAMS) & Sacramento Mediation Center ​(Sacramento)

Emily Patterson, Programs Analyst, Arts Arbitration and Mediation Services (AAMS) & Sacramento Mediation Center ​(Sacramento)

Jahnna Morehouse, Program Coordinator, Youth Mediator in Schools

Teresa Owens, Civil Harassment Court Program Coordinator (Sacramento)

Renée ReizmanDevelopment and Education Program Coordinator (Southern California)

Aaron Larks-Stanford, Program Coordinator (Southern California)

Midori Kamata, Client Services Specialist (San Francisco Bay Area)

Toyin Moses, Special Projects Manager 

Diana Cervera, Program Manager (San Diego)

Ze Qin Lei, Bookkeeper

Board Officers

Grace Bergen, Co-President; Musician/Attorney

Steven A. Hirsch, Co-President; Attorney, Keker & Van Nest LLP

M.J. Bogatin, Vice-President; Attorney, Bogatin, Corman and Gold,

Gerry Bryant, Vice-President; Musician/Attorney, KCET

John (Jack) J. Davis, Vice-President; Attorney, Davis, Cowell and Bowe, LLP

Benjamin A. Kimes, Secretary; Attorney, Lowenstein Sandler LLP

Darren Presher, Treasurer; C.P.A., Delagnes, Mitchell and Linder

Amelia Sargent, Assistant Treasurer; Attorney, Willenken Wilson Loh & Delgado LLP

Alma Robinson, Executive Director, CLA

Board Members

Barbara Benish, Artist, Director, ArtMill, Center for Sustainable Creativity, Czech Republic

Teresa Carey, Mediator/Attorney

Stuart Carroll, Attorney

Eric Chun, Musician, ​Professor, American River College

Eugene H. Clark-Herrera, Attorney, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe

Keith Cooper, Attorney, Morrison Rothman

Peter Dickinson, Attorney, Bush Gottlieb

Gary Goldberger, Attorney

Maria Gomez Rodriguez, Attorney, Netflix

Daniel Grover, Attorney, Creative Artists Agency

Kimberly Hancock, Attorney, Saltzman and Johnson

Eric Hayashi, Film Producer

Edward (Ned) R. Hearn, Attorney, Past Board President

Stephanie G. Herrera, Attorney, Munger, Tolles & Olson, LLP

Joseph S. Lewis III, Artist/Professor, Claire Trevor School of the Arts, UC-Irvine

Christopher Marchese, Attorney, Fish & Richardson

Erik Metzger, Senior Legal Counsel, NVIDIA

Uduak Oduok, Attorney,

Ebitu Law Group, P.C.

Michael Parme, Attorney, Haight, Brown & Bonesteel, LLP

Aaron Rubin, Attorney, Morrison & Foerster

Corey Salsberg, Attorney, Novartis International AG

Michael Solomon, Attorney/Artist

Jennifer Burke Sylva, Attorney

William Turner, Attorney/Art Dealer, William Turner Gallery

Andrew Turney, Attorney, Amgen, Inc.

John B. Wong, Financial Advisor, Boxer Group

Emeritus Board Members

Stephen J. Camber, President Emeritus

Consuelo S. Woodhead, Attorney



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