Board of Directors

St. Joseph Center prides itself on its board members’ involvement and committed support. All board members participate personally at various Center events, facilitate giving by other individuals and advocate on the Center’s behalf with Foundations and other institutions.

Kevin McCardle
Board Chair
President
St. Monica Catholic Schools

Ryan Wolfe
Board Vice Chair
Deputy Public Defender
Los Angeles County

Steven Lippman
Treasurer
Professor Emeritus
UCLA Anderson School of Management

Karen Van Nuys
Secretary
Senior Research Economist
Precision Health Economics, LLC

Michele Cole
Costume Designer

Hon. Karen A. Gauff
Judge
LA Superior Court

Ariella Gross
Professor of Law and History
USC Gould School of Law

David A. Herbst
Founder and Partner
Vectis Strategies

Ron Kurstin
President Emeritus
Smith-Cooper International

Tony Lee
Managing Partner
Dickerson Employee
Benefits Insurance Services

Ann McElaney-Johnson
President
Mount Saint Mary’s University

Louise Nutt
Litigation Associate
Sklar Kirsh LLP

Patti Reiss
Owner
Reiss Company

Sr. Mary Sevilla, CSJ
Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet

Luke Tabit
Owner
Ashland Hill

Scott Taylor
President & CEO Emeritus
Tarzana Treatment Center

Ruth Wernig
Chief Investment Officer
The California Endowment