Board of Governors

 

 

The LAEDC Board of Governors is comprised of leaders from LA County businesses, government, and education. Our Meetings feature our economists at LAEDC’s Institute for Applied Economics and keynote speakers who present on critical organizational issues and  regional information.

 

To see our current list of Board Members click here.

 

Chair and Vice Chair of the Board 

Jodie Lesh, SVP, Strategic Planning & Design at Kaiser Permanente
Jodie Lesh, SVP National Delivery System Strategy, Planning and Design for Kaiser Permanente, leads the national program’s delivery system strategy and innovation efforts, including the development of capital projects in excess of $3 billion per year designed to ensure adequate clinical and administrative capacity.  Additionally, Jodie leads and supports, through her Innovational Consultancy, Sidney Garfield Center and Strategic Design functions, initiatives designed to achieve Kaiser Permanente’s Total Health objectives.

Eric V. Rowen, Principal Shareholder, Greenberg Traurig LLP
Eric Rowen focuses his practice on litigation involving real estate, real estate financing, commercial real estate leasing, real estate related bankruptcies, and trusts holding vast real estate assets. Mr. Rowen has tremendous experience with litigation and pre-litigation counseling involving securitized loan portfolios, bond financings, loan and loan portfolio workouts and restructurings, construction financing, partnership and joint venture disputes, complex eminent domain, lease disputes, entitlements (including CEQA), title issues, title insurance, and real property related environmental matters (such as federal and state superfund and private cost recovery actions). He has extensive bench and jury trial, law and motion and deposition experience in matters handled by federal (including bankruptcy), state, and appellate courts, and via arbitration and other alternative dispute resolution arenas.

 

2017 – 2018 Board Meeting Schedules

Date Time Location
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 7:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. California Club, 2nd Floor Dining Room
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 7:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. California Club, 2nd Floor Dining Room
Wednesday, January 17, 2018 7:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. California Club, 2nd Floor Dining Room
Tuesday, March 21, 2018 7:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. California Club, 2nd Floor Dining Room
Wednesday, April 18, 2018 7:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. California Club, 2nd Floor Dining Room
Wednesday, June 20, 2018 7:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. California Club, 2nd Floor Dining Room

Register here for the next meeting.   *Please note: This meeting is open to LAEDC Members only. To learn more on how to become a member, please contact Elsa Flores, Vice President of Strategic Relations at 213-236-4815 or at [email protected]