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2019-2020 Officers of the Executive Board

Richard Montgomery
President
Manhattan Beach
Sean Ashton
President-Elect
Downey
Göran Eriksson
Vice President
Culver City
Nils Nehrenheim
Treasurer
Redondo Beach
Lisseth Flores
Secretary
Bell Gardens
Mark Henderson
Past President
Gardena

Directors

Maria Belen Bernal
South Gate
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Gary Boyer
Glendora
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Peter Chan
Monterey Park
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Dr. Julian Gold
Beverly Hills
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Jack Hadjinian
Montebello
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Jess Talamantes
Burbank
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Stacey Armato
Hermosa Beach
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Roberto Uranga
Long Beach
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Staff

ICA Interim-Exec Director Sam
Olivito
Sam is formerly the Executive Director of the California Contract Cities Association for over 32 years representing 75 of the contracting cities statewide. He managed a highly skilled professional staff of legislative, communications and public relations experts. Olivito was also engaged by the Western Carwash Association for over 25 years. They represented twelve (12) Western States with a 1,000 members with over 5,000 full and self-service Car Wash operators. Olivito provides the same level of client service in the Administrative, Legislative, Communications and Public Affairs field to a variety of audiences.

Olivito provided management and administrative expertise in governmental relations, public affairs, public relations, financial planning and allocation of fiscal resources. He has comprehensive experience in analyzing legislation, fiscal appropriations, event planning, programing educational sessions for elected and appointed officials and their effects on the public and private sectors.

Olivito has effectively applied his professional expertise, political sensitivity to providing a unified voice for all local governments. Olivito through his close relationships with all levels of government developed over 50 years, keeps the focus on education among cities relative to the provision of the most efficient delivery of municipal services

Olivito has made his primary purpose and goal to serve cities and expand their collective voice with public and private entities and to enable networking for problem solving on pertinent issues affecting local governments.

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Greg Spiker
Public Relations & Fundraising Consultant
Mr. Spiker has extensive experience in working with similar governmental agencies. He has served as a management consultant and General Manager to the Independent Cities Risk Management Authority (ICRMA) (31 cities) from 1990 to 2002, as a management consultant and General Manager to the Big Independent Excess Pool (BICEP) (6 large cities) from 1991 to 2015, and as a consultant to the Alameda Corridor East-Construction Authority (ACE) from February 2001 to the present.

Mr. Spiker also manages and represents the interests of various private sector clients, including currently serving as the Executive Director to the Los Angeles Parking Association, which consists of the largest private parking operators in the United States, the Retired City of Los Angeles Employees, Inc. which consists of over 7,000 retired city employees, and as the Vice President – Corporate Relations for BORDERPOL a global organization focused on the sharing of knowledge and expertise amongst the border, customs and immigration sectors.

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Past Presidents

Mark Henderson
Gardena
2018-2019
Robert Gonzalez
San Fernando
2017-2018
Vivian Romero
Montebello
2016-2017
Marie Fellhauer
El Segundo
2015-2016
Laura Friedman
Glendale
2014-2015
Maria A. Guerra
Downey
2013-2014
Juventino Gomez
El Monte
2012-2013
David R. Gutierrez
San Gabriel
2011-2012
Richard Montgomery
Manhattan Beach
2010-2011
Peter Yao
Claremont
2009-2010
Kevin Stapleton
Covina
2008-2009
Mike McCormick
Vernon
2007-2008
Dennis Zine
Los Angeles
2006-2007
Frank Venti
Monterey Park
2005-2006
Kelly Mcdowell
El Segundo
2004-2005
Joyce Streator
Pasadena
2003-2004
Steve Napolitano
Manhattan Beach
2002-2003
Mark Paulson
Alhambra
2001-2002
Bob Bartlett
Monrovia
2000-2001
Mary Cammarano
San Gabriel
1999-2000
Jim Gragin
Gardena
1998-1999
Barbara Riley
Downey
1997-1998
Bob Holbrook
Santa Monica
1996-1997
Barbara Messina
Alhambra
1995-1996
Jo Anne Darcy
Santa Clarita
1994-1995
Steve Barnes
Manhattan Beach
1993-1994
Paul Richards
Lynwood
1992-1993
John Ferraro
Los Angeles
1991-1992
Warren Harwood
Long Beach
1990-1991
Nancy Manners
West Covina
1989-1990
Jim Roberts
Huntington Park
1988-1989
Jeanne E. Parrish
San Gabriel
1987-1988
Bruce U. Smith
Ingelwood
1986-1987
Ted R. Shaw
South Pasadena
1985-1986
Dr. Forest Tennant
West Covina
1984-1985
E. Daniel Remy
Burbank
1983-1984
Robert Farrell
Los Angeles
1981-1982
Charles E. Gilb
Arcadia
1980-1981
Stephen A. Nordeck
Manhattan Beach
1979-80
Phillip M. Ramos
Montebello
1978-1979
Blake P. Sanbron
Whittier
1987-1979
William L. Cox
Gardena
1976-1977
Clarence H. Knechtel
Bell
1975-1976
Henry Liewer
Lynwood
1974-1975
J. Frank Haven
Covina
1973-1974
David K. Hayward
Redondo Beach
1972-1973
Orin P. Johnson
Torrance
1971-1972
Monte Wicker
Whittier
1970-1971
Adelina Gregory
Baldwin Park
1969-1970
Dr. Thomas J. Clark
Long Beach
1968-1969
Frank Clapp
Beverly Hills
1967-1968
John P. Kearney
Maywood
1966-1967
Oscar G. Yaeger
Covina
1965-1966
Charles E. Compton
Burbank
1964-1965
Harry C. Shepherd
Montebello
1963-1964
Gordon W. Mcginley
San Gabriel
1961-1963