Our Board and Staff

NLG Los Angeles Board and Staff Meeting

The Executive Board of NLG-LA, elected each year by NLG-LA’s membership, is responsible for fundraising and governing the finances, operations, and programmatic work of the organization.  The Executive Board meets monthly to discuss the organization’s business and programs, and communicates on a regular basis through an email list serve. The Executive Board, at its first meeting of the year, elects an Executive Committee comprised of two co-Presidents, a Secretary, and Treasurer.

Many of our Board members are members of the organizations and associations we work with, or are members of the communities of color that are most impacted by our country’s systems of injustice.  Our board members participate in the Guild’s programmatic work through their membership on committees or on special projects.

List of Board Members:


  • Morgan Ricketts & Gilbert Saucedo
  • James Lafferty
    Interim Executive Director
  • Dickran Sevlian


Cynthia Anderson-Barker
Grace Carson
Erin Darling
Jorge Gonzalez
Maria Hall
Daniel Huang
Betty Hung
Jim Lafferty
Pasquale Lombardo
Samuel Martinez
Nathaly Medina
Stephano Medina
Victor Narro
Ben O’Donnell
Morgan Ricketts
Bijan Roboubi
Mariliz Romero de Aquino
Gilbert Saucedo
Gary Silbiger
Ira Spiro
Rachael Steinback
Dan Stormer
Laurie Traktman             


Una Lee Jost
Sri Panchalam
Morgan Ricketts
Rachel Steinback