Board of Directors

The agency is fortunate to have a diverse and committed Board of Directors to oversee the agency’s finances, establish policies, review programs and evaluate progress.


Board Chair
Juliet Musso, PhD
Flournoy Professor of State Government,
USC Sol Price School of Public Policy


Vice Chair
David Placier, MBA
Child Advocate


Joseph M. Costa
CEO, Hillsides


Matthew Haefner, MBA
Vice President, Oakwood Capital Management


Chief Executive Officer
Andrew A. Bridge
Southern California Foster Family & Adoption Agency


Brooke Kaufman Halsband
Associate, Hilton & Hyland


James R. Negele
Negele & Associates


Barbara Polsky
Partner, Manatt Phelps & Phillips, LLP


Sean Reese
Vice President
District Manager
Wells Fargo Bank


H. Eric Schockman, Ph.D.
Chair & Associate Professor,
Organizational Leadership Dept., Woodbury University


Jocelyn Tetel
Vice President, Advancement
Skirball Cultural Center

Heather Jane Wells


Charles White
Senior Vice President, Boston Private Bank & Trust Co.


Rosanne Ziering
Entrepreneur, Activist and Philanthropist



Paula Carroll

Lazer Cohen

Alan Kumamoto

Kikanza Nuri-Robins