Board Members

Alan Aklean

Youth Representative

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Douglas Breidenbach

Representative District 1

Doug Breidenbach holds architectural licenses in California and Arizona, has a CA Contractor's license, and has served as a commissioner for the California Architects Board for 14 years.

Joanne D’Antonio

Representative District 1 - Secretary

I am dedicated to working to make Valley Glen a beautiful community to live and work. Valley Glen is a neighborhood on the way up, and I want to make sure that continues to happen.

Maria Denis

Representative District 6

Presently Director of Special Needs at a private school. Previously principal for ten years at a private school and for two years at an elementary public school. Other positions in education include Director of Special Ed, Counselor and educator. Proud mother of a precious daughter.

Carlos Ferreyra

Representative District 2 - President

Carlos Ferreyra is one of the original neighborhood council founding members when it originated in 1998. He has served as President of both the Neighborhood Council and the Valley Glen Neighborhood Association. Service to the community includes work as community representative to the L.A.P.D. CPAB.

Stanley Friedman

Religious Institutions – At Large

Stanley L. Friedman is a former federal prosecutor with the United States Department of Justice and his law practice focuses on white collar criminal defense and complex civil litigation.

Mickey Jannol

At-Large Representative

I’m pleased to re-join GVGC as at-large representative. With my 28-year residency and service in the Valley Glen Neighborhood Association, I hope to make a significant contribution.

Malky Kertis

District 4 Representative

I have been a homeowner in valley glen for the past 14 years, and I am proud to call Valley Glen my home. I am committed and dedicated to constant improving of our neighborhood and empowering the community.

Sloan Myrick

Representative District 5 - Vice President

As a member of the Parks Committee, we have worked with the city to improve and beautify our community park. Our park is in better shape than it has been in years.

Rich Pisani

Representative District 4 /Treasurer

Soon after moving to Valley Glen in 1988, Rich Pisani established himself as a community activist involving himself in his neighborhood and re-establishing the Neighborhood Watch on his block. He is happy to to be a part of the improvement in all of the Greater Valley Glen neighborhood.

Kathleen Schwartz

Representative District 3

We purchased our home as newlyweds and have lived in our amazing multi-cultural / multi-generational neighborhood over 35 years. I am member of the Community and Neighborhood Outreach Committee.

Linda Wehrli

Commercial Property Owner Representative

As an active supporter of the arts and education, I am glad to hear and support ideas and projects that will make our community thrive and flourish.

Robert Sandoval

District 3 Representative

Zev Hurwitz

District 6 Representative

Walter Hall

Community Organization Representative

Jean Chadwick

At-Large Representative

Kendall McCollum

Representative District 2