Date: Wednesday, February 26, 2019
Time: 12:00 p.m.
Location: LAFD West Bureau
Committee Room
Present: Oscar Winslow, President
Josh Geller, 1st Vice President
Ann Rosenthal, Secretary
Nick Lauber, Treasurer
Christina Checel, Proprietary Director
Matt Schonbrun, Criminal Director
Patrick Hiscocks, Criminal Director
Karine Philips, Criminal Director
Syndi Hoa Driscoll, Civil Director
Counsel: Kevin Flaut

1. Request for Endorsement and Financial Support

Jack Kayajian requested the endorsement of LACAA in his bid for City Council District 12. There are currently 24 candidates in the race. He is an Administrative Coordinator / Outreach Specialist in the City Attorney’s Office, first in the Neighborhood School Safety program, and then in the Neighborhood Justice program. He was appointed to Executive Committee of EAA as Secretary, and was on the Bargaining Team for MOU 1. EAA is associated with IBEW.

Motion: By Winslow, to endorse Jack Kayajian for City Council District 12. Second: Hiscocks. In favor: Unanimous.

Motion Passed

2. Liz Greenwood for LACERS Board

Greenwood currently works as a DCA in Police Litigation. She is the incumbent in the race and has been on the Board for 10 years. Ballots for the Election are expected to be available March 22nd.

3. Meet & Greets for the members

Monday, March 11: Westchester / West LA Area
Tuesday, March 12: Sherman Oaks
Wednesday, March 13: Downtown area

It is anticipated that we would have to guarantee a certain number of people for each restaurant. Discussed trying to get RSVPs, but we may not know how many people would show up. Approx. $35 / person, including gratuities. Requesting Board approval for a certain amount of spending.

Motion: By Geller: Authorize Checel and Geller to negotiate for the three events at a total cost not to exceed $5,000. Second: Hiscocks

In favor: Unanimous.

Motion Passed


On February 10, 2020 the Board appointed 1st V.P. Josh Geller to the position of President of LACAA, under Article 3, Section 5 of the Bylaws.

If you are interested joining the LACAA Board, please contact LACAA Secretary Ann Rosenthal at aneemal@sbcglobal.net.

The Board is pleased to announce that LACAA has retained the law firm of MASTAGNI, HOLSTEDT, AMICK, MILLER & JOHNSEN as General Counsel.