Governing Council

Serving as advisors and ambassadors for the Center, the Governing Council meets three times a year to provide strategic direction, program development, and fundraising guidance in support of the Center’s mission, vision, and values.



Louise UklejaLouise Ukleja, Chair
Executive Director
Opportunity Schools

Dr. Chip EspinozaDr. Chip Espinoza
Academic Director, Organizational Psychology
Concordia University Irvine

Drew GagnerDrew Gagner
St. Mary Medical Center Foundation

Steve GoodlingSteve Goodling
President and CEO
Long Beach Convention & Visitors Bureau

Cynthia GraffCynthia Stamper Graff
President and CEO
Lindora, LLC

Mark GuillenMark Guillen
Director, Civic Engagement
and Government Contracts
Molina Healthcare, Inc.

CJ HarmatzCJ Harmatz
Lean Fellow
MemorialCare Health System

David MaggardDavid Maggard
Assistant Chief of Police
Office of Operations
Los Angeles World Airports

Dr. Dan O'ConnorDr. Dan O'Connor
Interim Associate Dean
College of Liberal Arts
California State University, Long Beach

Debra Montalvo RussellDebra Montalvo Russell
Business Development and Community Relations
Signal Hill Petroleum, Inc.

Dana Schuller Dana Schuller
Chief Administrative Officer
SchoolsFirst Federal Credit Union

Tim SelchauTim Selchau
Vice President and Team Leader
California Bank & Trust


Ex-Officio Members

Dr. Jane ConoleyDr. Jane Close Conoley
California State University, Long Beach

Marvin FloresMarvin Flores
President and CEO, Associated Students, Inc.
California State University, Long Beach

Jane RoederJane Roeder
Interim Director
Ukleja Center for Ethical Leadership