Board members are volunteers representing all areas of the community.
Ron is a 25-year veteran of the public relations industry and currently serves as Chief Program Officer of the USC Center for Public Relations at the Annenberg School for Communications and Journalism. Ron has previously worked with global brands Mattel, Nestle, Amazon, Disney, and LEGO.
Dave is a member of JCA Resources Team, a real estate development, international trade and marketing company serving Japan, China, and the Americas. In addition to his corporate experience, David serves on the Parks, Recreation and Marine Commission and has served on a number of boards providing community support.
Kathy holds a MBA and a BS in Business Administration with an emphasis in Accounting and Marketing and is a CPA. Her accounting experience reveals more than 30 years’ experience. Kathy is currently the Treasurer of Pop and a member of the 1997 class of Leadership Long Beach.
Mark is Director of Parks and Recreation for the City of Hawthorne and is active in Kiwanis and the Poly HS Cross Country and Track Booster Clubs. Mark oversees the board of a non-profit that raises money for Hawthorne’s Recreation Department and will be retiring this spring. He is a resident of Bixby Knolls.
Trina Schoonmaker is a Cruise & Vacation Specialist with Expedia CruiseShipCenters, the travel agent division of the powerful worldwide Expedia brand.Trina has 40 years experience in the travel industry, primarily in travel publishing for market-leading publishers.
Lillian Parker is a 22-year civilian employee of LAPD. She is an active community volunteer having served on the Citizen Police Complaint Commission, Central Project Area Committee, Central Neighborhood Advisory Committee; as well as serving on the Youth Gang Violence Task Force.
Ericka has been a resident of Long Beach for over three decades. She received her BA in Spanish from CSU Fullerton, after transferring from LBCC with an AA in French. She held a position as an Instructional Assistant for the Business Administration Department and currently serves as the Financial Aid Specialist.