Join one of the most influential advocacy and educational organizations in California.

Membership Benefits

The Los Angles Business Council represents over 500 influential businesses across every industry.

Chairman’s Circle
Membership

$5,000 ANNUAL FEE

Membership Benefits
  • Provides membership for up to three individuals from your company
  • Eligible to serve on LABC Board or Committees
  • Advance notice of upcoming events; eligible for members-only breakfast series, “Chairman’s Circle” and “Executive” member-only events
  • Eligible to propose legislative policy recommendation
  • VIP seating at all LABC events
  • Member discount on all LABC events
  • Corporate name listed on LABC letterhead
  • Special recognition in marketing materials and special events

Executive
Membership

$2,000 ANNUAL FEE

Membership Benefits
  • Provides membership for up to three individuals from your company
  • Eligible to serve on LABC Board or Committees
  • Advance notice of upcoming events; eligible for members-only breakfast series
  • Eligible to propose legislative policy recommendation
  • Invitations to member-only events including legislative forums, receptions, and dinners
  • Member discount on all LABC events

Government / Nonprofit
Membership*

$500 ANNUAL FEE

Membership Benefits
  • Provides membership for up to three individuals from your company
  • Eligible to serve on LABC Board or Committees
  • Advance notice of upcoming events; eligible for members-only breakfast series
  • Eligible to propose legislative policy recommendation
  • Member discount on all LABC events
*AVAILABLE TO NON-PROFITS WITH LESS THAN 20 EMPLOYEES

LABC Committees

Our members are invited to join committees representing their areas of interest and expertise.

Architectural

The Architectural Planning Committee works together to plan and execute our annual Architectural Awards. The committee helps recruit strategic keynote speakers, works to enhance the content and quality of the program and ensures that the awards are celebrating teams and projects that have successfully enhanced the urban fabric of Los Angeles County and beyond.

Committee & Jury Co-Chairs

Joe DeTuno, DeTuno Consulting

Jan Karl, Vice President, Project Development, Morely Builders

Leo Marmol, Managing Partner, Marmol Radziner

Saundra Price, Associate Director of Business Development, W.E O’Neil Construction

Energy & Environment

The goal of the Energy & Environment Committee is to convene diverse enterprises concerned with energy issues. Their activities include:

  • Convening utilities, green advocacy groups, alternative technology developers, government, and business and industry leaders for discussion and issue resolution relevant to efficiency and environmental concerns.
  • Informing the planning of the annual LABC Sustainability Summit, environmental forms and related events.
  • Monitoring pending legislation/regulation and educating members and business leaders on energy related issues.

Committee Co-Chairs

Carolann Alt, Director of Government Affairs + ESG, Valta Energy

Christine Frey, Principal Government & Regional Affairs Representative Metropolitan Water District of Southern California
Gina Goodhill, Director of Government Affairs Clean Power Alliance
Jonathan Port, President, PermaCity- Division of Catalyze
Joseph Marfi, Senior Sustainability Specialist, Turner Construction

Housing & Transportation

The Housing and Transportation Committee studies regional issues as they relate to sustainability and housing availability & affordability. Their activities include:

  • Meeting with developers, legislators, real estate lenders, housing administrators and transportation planning experts
  • Providing information and recommendations to the board of directors and general membership.
  • Organizing the annual Mayoral Sustainable Housing and Transportation Summit.
  • Hosting meetings and events designed to provide information about financing, public vs. private development and other issues as they affect the region’s business community and quality of life.

Committee Co-Chairs

Jen McElyea, Managing Partner, ETHOS Real Estate
Joss Tillard-Gates, Director of Community Affairs, Clark Construction Group
Phil Recht, Partner, Mayer Brown
Sara Tsay, Senior Vice President of Business Development, Abode Communities

Legislative Affairs

The Legislative Affairs Committee represents a cross-section of many other committees of the LABC, as it is involved in issues affecting all facets of the community. This committee is responsible for:

  • Recommends action on pending legislation to the executive committee and the board of directors of the LABC for their approval and ratification. 
  • Studying and providing information to members on current ballot initiatives.
  • Focusing on current policy campaigns currently being undertaken by the LABC. 
  • Planning and sponsoring member trips to Washington and Sacramento to confer with representatives in the national and state legislatures.

Committee Co-Chairs

Thomas Flintof, Principal, Kindel Gagan, Inc.
Stephanie Graves, CEO, Lee Andrews Group, Inc.
George Mihlsten, Partner, Latham & Watkins LLP
Claudette A. Moody, Vice President, Government Relations & Civic Engagement – SoCal-Nev District

Programs & Membership

The Programs & Membership Committee works to coordinate the LABC’s regular and special events.  Their activities include:

  • Recruiting strategic speakers, panelists and special guests that enhance the content and quality of each event.
  • Developing and approve new program ideas for breakfast events, roundtables, forums and summits that advocate for positive change in the Los Angeles region.
  • New member recruitment and existing member retention and maintaining the strength of the base membership of the LABC.
  • Nominating the annual slate of LABC Officers and Committee Chairs for presentation to the Executive Board.

Committee Co-Chairs

David Nahai, Chair, LABC
Saundra Price, Associate Director of Business Development, W.E O’Neil Construction
Brooke Walbuck, Senior Director, Business Development, Webcor

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