Board of Directors


Our organization is currently governed by an all-volunteer, 29-member board of directors, which includes entertainment industry executives, labor and trade representatives and local community leaders. The following key illustrates individual members’ stakeholder affiliation:

  • Entertainment Industry Members
  • Entertainment Union / Guild Members
  • Community Members

The board’s active committees include board and non-board members and meet regularly to monitor our operations, finances and community relations efforts and make recommendations to the board and its executive committee.

2020 Board Officers

Michael Walbrecht, Chair Warner Bros. Studios
Suzanne Holley, Vice Chair Downtown Center Business Improvement District (BID)
Ilyanne Morden Kichaven,
Immediate Past Chair
Screen Actors Guild – American Federation of Television and Radio Artists
(SAG-AFTRA)
Jean Prewitt, Treasurer Independent Film & Television Alliance (IFTA)
MaryAnn Hughes, Secretary The Walt Disney Company
Judy Frank, Audit Committee Chair Asset Strategies
2020 Members-at-large

Alex Aguilar Jr. Studio Utility Employees, Local 724
Bill Allen Los Angeles Economic Development Corporation (LAEDC)
Jim Bouvet Radical Media
Kristen Cavanaugh Sony Pictures Entertainment
Juan Comacho FOX Corporation
Thom Davis
International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE), Local 80
Ed Duffy
Teamsters, Local 399
Benjamin Everard Grey Matters Productions
Glenn Gainor Sony Pictures Entertainment
Melissa Harman Moss Adams
Eileen Ige-Wong 20th Century Fox Television
John Lynch Amazon Studios
Steve Nissen NBC Universal
Mayra Ocampo Directors Guild of America (DGA)
Anthony Pawluc International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE), Local 44
David Phelps Sherman Oaks Chamber of Commerce
Richard H. Prince Unit Production Manager
Cathy Repola Motion Picture Editors Guild (MPEG), IATSE Local 700
Kim Roberts Community Representative – Baldwin Hills / Film Musicians Secondary Markets Fund
Veronique Vowell Location Manager
Colleen Bell, (Ex Officio) California Film Commission

Upcoming Board Meetings


Meetings of the FilmLA Board of Directors are held four times each calendar year, with public participation available upon request.

To attend as a guest, you must RSVP ahead of time. Requests should be emailed to: csandru@filmla.com

Next FilmLA Board of Directors meeting:

TBD