Board & Staff

The Westwood Village Improvement Association (BID) is a non-profit organization.

Our mission is to make Westwood Village a clean, safe, and friendly place for the community through maintenance, security, and enlivening programs. The WVIA shall lead the District by taking positions on district-wide short and long-term opportunities and considering matters such as city planning and zoning, parking, events, and other services that promote increased tenant recruitment and retention, business, values, and investment.

Westwood Village Improvement Association Board of Directors

A 13-member Board of Directors, consisting of property owners, merchants, and a UCLA representative administer the management of the Westwood Business Improvement District.

Board Chair, Kevin Crummy, Douglas Emmett Management, LLC
Board Vice-Chair, Renee Fortier, UCLA Transportation
Board Treasurer, Peter Clinco, Skylight Gardens
Secretary, Matt Lavin, TOPA Management

Dean Abell, Sarah Leonard Fine Jewelers
Jessica Dabney, North American Realty
John Heidt, Heidt Torres Co.
Damien Hirsch, W Los Angeles – West Beverly Hills
Patrick Nally, Tishman Speyer
Dana Slatkin, Violet Bistro, Shop & Cooking School
Josh Trifunovic, Gayley Family, LLC / Rocco’s Tavern
Bill Tucker, Tucker Investment Group
Jeremy Wolf, Wolf Commercial

Westwood Village Improvement Association (WVIA) Staff

A three-person management team directs the day-to-day operation of the organization.

Andrew Thomas, Executive Director

Megan Furey, Marketing & Communications Manager

Michael Gonzalez, Ambassador Program Manager

Westwood Village Improvement Association Management Office:

10866 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 360
Los Angeles, CA 90024
Office: (310) 470-1812
Fax: (310) 474-2414

WVIA Hours of Operation:
Monday – Friday 8:30am – 5:00pm

Westwood Ambassador Program Office:
10887 Weyburn Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90024
Hotline: (213) 294-0899

Maintenance Ambassadors Hours of Operation:
7 days a week from 5:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Safety Ambassadors Hours of Operation:
Sunday through Thursday from 6 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Friday and Saturday from 6 a.m. – 11 p.m.







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