Robert Greenwald

Mr. Greenwald is an award-winning producer and director of more than 60 features, television movies and miniseries. His work has garnered awards from organizations including the ACLU and Physicians for Social Responsibility, in addition to an Office of the Americas Activist in the Trenches award, a Liberty Hill Upton Sinclair Award, the Robert Wood Johnson Award, and a Peacemaker Award from The Los Angeles Chapter of the National Lawyers Guild.

Irene Romero

Irene Romero heads the Board for DreamCatchers. She is a veteran banker with over twenty years experience servicing the financial and banking needs of the entertainment industry. She has managed the Entertainment Divisions for Wells Fargo Bank, City National Bank, Mercantile National Bank and Republic Bank California. In addition she serves on the board of LA Leadership Academy (charter school) and in actively involved in Turning Point Temporary Housing Programs.

Marlene Share

Ms. Share is one of the original 23 female stockbrokers at a time when women were not allowed on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.  She has been a financial adviser for over 40 years and specializes in Socially Responsible Investing, and investing for College and Retirement.  An original member of Another Member for Peace, Ms Share is also a member of Valley Dems, PJA, Valley Erev Shabbos Discussion Group (for 40 years), and National Partnership for Women & Families and was on the Board of Directors at Valley Cities Jewish Community Center where she ran Public Affairs Programs.

Katrina vanden Heuvel

Ms. vanden Heuvel has been editor of The Nation since 1995. She is an accomplished author and the recipient of numerous awards for public service from numerous groups, including The Liberty Hill Foundation, The Correctional Association and The Association for American-Russian Women.

Roger Lowenstein

Roger Lowenstein was a prominent criminal defense attorney in New Jersey before moving out to Los Angeles to write for television (L.A. Law, any show with a lawyer or cop). In 2001, he founded the Los Angeles Leadership Academy, a K-12 public charter school in Lincoln Heights serving some of the poorest families in California. He also servers on the Board of the ACLU of Southern California, The Center for the Study of Political Graphics, and is a Trustee of Southwestern Law School. 

Shepard Fairey

Shepard Fairey is an American contemporary graphic designer and illustrator. He first became known for his “Andre the Giant Has a Posse” sticker campaign, which evolved into the “Obey Giant” campaign, which has grown via an international network of collaborators replicating Fairey’s original designs. His work is included in the collections at The Smithsonian, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the Museum of Contemporary Art in San Diego, the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, and the Victoria and Albert Museum in London. Fairey also serves on the Board of Directors for Reaching to Embrace the Arts and the Music is Revolution Foundation.   

David Bryan

Mr. Bryan was born in New York City.  He attended the State University of New York at Stony Brook (BA, Social Science Interdisciplinary, 1974), the University of California at Los Angeles (MS, Kinesiology, 1978), and the State University of New York at Buffalo (JD, Law, 1982; Ph.D., Communication, 1985).  In 1989 he moved to Los Angeles, where he taught briefly in the LA Unified public school district,  and then for six years at Crossroads School for Arts & Science where he taught and  and served as the Dean of Human Development.  In 1995 he became the President,  founding Head of School, and a teacher at New Roads School, a position he held until July 2013.  Under his leadership New Roads grew from a small independent middle school in Santa Monica to include grades Kindergarten through 12  on four campuses in Los Angeles and Santa Monica, CA.