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Board of Directors


Westside Regional Center’s Board of Directors meets typically on the first Wednesday of every month(meeting dates are subject to change, please check this website periodically). The meetings begin at 6:00 PM and the public is welcome. There are several advisory committees to the Board of Directors. These committees include the Finance Committee, Client Services Committee, Vendor Advisory Committee, Consumer Advisory Committee, and the Political Action and Outreach Committee.

If you are interested in joining any of these committees, please contact Vanessa Arauza at 310-258-4201 or by email at

Announcement:   The Nominating Committee has completed the application process to fill the available open seats on the Board of Directors for Fiscal Year 2017-2018.  We are always actively looking for potential applicants throughout the year.  Interested individuals are encouraged to apply.  You may download the application by clicking here.  Please fill it out and email it to:

Board of Directors
Coastal Developmental Services Foundation
July 2017 – June 2018

Joseph Allen
Richard Breen
Nilo Choudhry
Ben Davidson
Austin Dove
Cammy Starks DuPont
Elizabeth Espinosa
Zoe Adams Giesberg
Sandra E. Gonzalez
Philip Jackson
Mayra Mezquita
Betty Pearson-Grimble
Todd Rubien
Larry P. Ryan
Alejandro Soschin
Maria Soto
Bob Steiner
Russell Tanner
David Wyles


Nilo Choudhry – President
Alejandro Soschin– Vice-President
Cammy Starks DuPont — Treasurer
Larry Ryan – Co-Secretary
Richard Breen – Co-Secretary

Executive Staff (attending meetings):

Denise Fernald
Danny Franco
Cesar Garcia
Danise Lehrer
Erica Reimer Snell
Liz Spencer
Mary Lou Weise-Stusser

Executive Director:

Carmine Manicone



6:00 PM


The Board Meeting is being held on Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at 6:00PM at Westside Regional Center 5901 Green Valley Circle, Mike Danneker Boardroom on the 3rd Floor, Culver City, CA 90230

To view the agenda for the meeting click here.

pdf-icon Board of Directors Meeting Agenda September 13, 2017

All Board Meetings Take Place At Westside Regional Center, 3rd Floor, Mike Danneker Board Room.
Everyone from the community are welcome. Committee’s meet in different conference rooms.  Please click here for more information

Up coming meeting dates are as follows:

January 11, 2017
March 1, 2017
May 3, 2017
June 7, 2017
July 12, 2017
September 13, 2017
November 1, 2017



pdf-icon Special Closed Board of Directors Meeting Agenda August 1, 2017

pdf-icon Board of Directors Meeting Agenda July 12, 2017

pdf-icon Board of Directors Meeting Agenda June 7, 2017

pdf-icon Board of Directors Meeting Agenda May 3, 2017

pdf-icon Board of Directors Meeting Agenda March 1, 2017

pdf-icon Board of Directors Meeting Agenda January 11, 2017

pdf-icon Board of Directors Meeting Agenda November 2, 2016

pdf-icon Board of Directors Meeting Agenda October 5, 2016

pdf-icon Board of Directors Meeting Agenda September 14, 2016

pdf-icon Board of Directors Meeting Agenda July 7, 2016


pdf-icon Agendas for Fiscal Year 2015-2016

pdf-icon Agendas for Fiscal Year 2014-2015

pdf-icon Agendas for Fiscal Year 2013-2014

pdf-icon Agendas for Fiscal Year 2012-2013



pdf-icon 8-1-17 Special Board Meeting Minutes

pdf-icon 7-12-17 Board Meeting Minutes

pdf-icon 6-7-17 Board Meeting Minutes

pdf-icon 5-3-17 Board Meeting Minutes

pdf-icon 3-1-17 Board Meeting Minutes

pdf-icon 1-11-17 Board Meeting Minutes

pdf-icon 11-2-16 Board Meeting Minutes

pdf-icon 10-5-16 Board Meeting Minutes

pdf-icon 9-14-16 Board Meeting Minutes

pdf-icon 7-6-16 Board Meeting Minutes


pdf-icon Fiscal Year 2015-2016 Minutes

pdf-icon Fiscal Year 2014-2015 Minutes

pdf-icon Fiscal Year 2013-2014 Minutes

pdf-icon Fiscal Year 2012-2013 Minutes