Valley Cultural Centers
Valley Cultural Center
Valley Cultural Center

Our Members

The Valley Cultural Center’s Board of Directors is made up of a diverse group of local business leaders, community supporters, and arts advocates. Our Board helps focus and express our arts mission and outreach programs as well as helps align our fiscal capabilities. We invite members of the community to join us in our future efforts. If you are interested becoming a member of our Board, please contact us at 818.704.1358 or email:

2016 Board of Directors

Gwyn W. Petrick

State Farm Insurance

Chief Financial Officer
Chris Butler

Universal Music Group

Glenda Patton

Community Leader

John Parker
Parker Brown Inc

Jim Brammer
State of the Art Images

Frank Daftari
Ruth’s Chris Steak House

Blayke Esparza
Westfield Topanga, The Village and Promenade

Vicky Gordon
Wells Fargo Bank, Warner Ranch Office

Gina Eskow
Douglas Emmett

Christopher Tang
Union Bank

Chair Emeritus
Les Sumpter

A Rental Connection

Board Member Ex-Officio
Robert Melgoza
Arthur Murray Dance Studio


James W. Kinsey III
James W. Kinsey III
CEO, President and Director of Development

Nora Ross
Nora Ross
Executive Director