ADVOCACY
CITY LEADERS BREAKFAST SERIES
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For more than fifteen years, the AIA|LA City Leaders Breakfast Series has connected AIA|LA members to elected officials, policy makers, developers, institutional clients and others who are key to transforming the Los Angeles region.


For small to mid-size firms, these small-group/roundtable meetings may serve as an introductions to elected officials, institutional clients or policy experts. For firms of all sizes, they provide opportunities to influence the built and natural environment, and learn more about the viewpoints of regional leaders.

Topics may include economic development, energy and water conservation, open space, architecture, urban design and land-use policy. Though originated for members, all stakeholders interested in the built environment are welcome. Past speakers include the Mayor of Los Angeles, Los Angeles Council Members, California State Senators, Assembly Members, General Managers, Deputy Mayors, School Superintendents and leading Developers among many notable others.


10.03.19
María Elena Durazo
State Senator - 24th District, California
10.22.19
Wendy Carrillo
Assemblymember, State of California, District 51
11.14.19
Linda Dishman
President & CEO, Los Angeles Conservancy

12.06.19
Dana Goodyear
Staff Writer, The New Yorker
12.12.19
Christina Lee
Vice President, Trammel Crow Company

PAST CITY LEADERS BREAKFAST SERIES
02.22.19
Tunua Thrash-Ntuk
Executive Director, Los Angeles Local Initiative Support Corporation
03.08.19
Maria S. Salinas
President & CEO, LA Chamber of Commerce
03.21.19
Samantha L. Millman
President, Los Angeles Planning Commission
04.05.19
Roxana Tynan
Executive Director, LAANE
04.26.19
Kate Gordon
Director, Governor's Office of Planning & Research
04.26.19
Julia Turner
Deputy Managing Editor, Arts & Entertainment, Los Angeles Times

05.31.19
Monique King-Viehland
Executive Director, Community Development Commission
08.02.19
Karen Mack
CEO, LA Commons
08.22.19
Jimmy Gomez
U.S. Congressional Representative, District 34
09.20.19
Ziba Ghassemi, AIA
Vice President of Design - Airports, Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield

THE 2019 CITY LEADERS BREAKFAST SERIES IS SPONSORED BY: