Board & Staff

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

Our mission it 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.

CHAIR, Kevin Crummy, Douglas Emmett Management, LLC
Dean Abell, Sarah Leonard Fine Jewelers
Peter Clinco, Skylight Gardens
Jessica Dabney, North American Realty
Brad Erickson, UCLA
John Heidt, Heidt Torres Co.
Matt Lavin, TOPA Management
Patrick Nally, Tishman Speyer
Stephen Power, W Los Angeles, West Beverly Hills
Paige Reilly, Artisanal Brewers Collective
Josh Trifunovic, Gayley Family, LLC
Bill Tucker, Tucker Investment Group

WVIA Sub-Committees:

Clean, Safe, & Beautiful Committee
Bill Tucker, Dean Abell, Paige Reilly & Brad Erickson

Parking, Access, & Transportation Committee
Stephen Power & Patrick Nally

Business Attraction & Retention Committee
Dean Abell, Peter Clinco, John Heidt & Jessica Dabney

Executive Committee
Meets as needed
Kevin Crummy, Jessica Dabney & Brad Erickson

Westwood Village Improvement Association (WVIA) Staff

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

Andrew Thomas, Executive Director
Andrew@thewestwoodvillage.com

Megan Furey, Marketing & Communications Manager
Megan@thewestwoodvillage.com

Melanie Emas, Operations & Placemaking Manager
Melanie@thewestwoodvillage.com

Donovan Wilkes, Ambassador Program Manager
DWilkes@blockbyblock.com

Shannon Jones, Outreach Specialist
westwoodoutreach@blockbyblock.com

Westwood Village Improvement Association Management Office:

We’ve moved!

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

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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