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CLA Staff & Board


San Francisco Bay Area

Alma Robinson, Executive Director

Keegan Royal-Eisenberg, Associate Director / Staff Attorney 

Jill Roisen, Senior Program Manager, Arts and Community Development Program

Jessica Yeh, Arbitration Administrator 

Midori Kimata, Program Coordinator 

Ze Qin Lei, Bookkeeper


Jody Prunier, Associate Director 

Dina Howard, Program Director, Arts Arbitration and Mediation Services (AAMS) & Sacramento Mediation Center 

Lisa Camhi, Program Director, Education, Public Relations & Outreach 

Vallene Hardman, Program Director, Youth Mediators in Schools 

Emily Patterson, Programs Analyst, Arts Arbitration and Mediation Services (AAMS) & Sacramento Mediation Center 

Teresa Owens, Civil Harassment Court Program Coordinator 

Southern California

Gloria Oster, Southern California Director

Aaron Larks-Stanford, AAMS Program Coordinator  

Renée ReizmanDevelopment and Education Program Coordinator  

Toyin Moses, Special Projects Manager and Accessibility Coordinator

Diana Cervera, Program Manager 

Sara Gonzalez, Special Projects Coordinator

Board Officers

Steven A. Hirsch, President; Attorney, Keker & Van Nest LLP

M.J. Bogatin, Vice-President; Attorney, Bogatin, Corman and Gold

Gerry Bryant, Vice-President; Musician/Attorney, KCET

John (Jack) J. Davis, Vice-President; Attorney, Davis, Cowell and Bowe, LLP

Benjamin A. Kimes, Secretary; Attorney, Lowenstein Sandler LLP

Darren Presher, Treasurer; C.P.A., Delagnes, Mitchell and Linder

Amelia Sargent, Assistant Treasurer; Attorney, Willenken Wilson Loh & Delgado LLP

Alma Robinson, Executive Director, CLA

Board Members

Barbara Benish, Artist, Director, ArtMill, Center for Sustainable Creativity, Czech Republic

Grace Bergen, Musician/Attorney

Teresa Carey, Mediator/Attorney

Stuart Carroll, Attorney

Eric Chun, Musician, ​Professor, American River College

Eugene H. Clark-Herrera, Attorney, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe

Keith Cooper, Attorney, Morrison Rothman

Peter Dickinson, Attorney, Bush Gottlieb

Gary Goldberger, Attorney

Maria Gomez Rodriguez, Attorney, Netflix

Daniel Grover, Attorney, Creative Artists Agency

Kimberly Hancock, Attorney, Saltzman and Johnson

Eric Hayashi, Film Producer

Edward (Ned) R. Hearn, Attorney, Past Board President

Stephanie G. Herrera, Attorney, Munger, Tolles & Olson, LLP

Marisa Johnson, Attorney

Joseph S. Lewis III, Artist/Professor, Claire Trevor School of the Arts, UC-Irvine

Christopher Marchese, Attorney, Fish & Richardson

Erik Metzger, Senior Legal Counsel, NVIDIA

Uduak Oduok, Attorney, Ebitu Law Group, P.C.

Michael Parme, Attorney, Haight, Brown & Bonesteel, LLP

Aaron Rubin, Attorney, Morrison & Foerster

Corey Salsberg, Attorney, Novartis International AG

Michael Solomon, Attorney/Artist

Jennifer Burke Sylva, Attorney

William Turner, Attorney/Art Dealer, William Turner Gallery

Andrew Turney, Attorney, Amgen, Inc.

John B. Wong, Financial Advisor, Boxer Group

Emeritus Board Members

Stephen J. Camber, President Emeritus

Consuelo S. Woodhead, Attorney



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