Board of Directors

Downtown Santa Monica, Inc. is governed by a 13-member Board of Directors. Six members are appointed by the Santa Monica City Council, six are directly elected by property owners within the district, and one is the Santa Monica City Manager or his/her designee.

Barry Snell
Chair
Barry Snell
Accounting Firm of Barry A. Snell
Juan Matute
Secretary/Treasurer
Juan Matute
Deputy Director, UCLA Lewis Center and the Institute of Transportation Studies
Julia Ladd
Vice Chair
Julia Ladd
Vice President of Property Management, Macerich
Rob Rader
Vice Chair
Rob Rader
General Counsel, Ovation, LLC
Eric Sedman
Vice Chair
Eric Sedman
Independent Real Estate Professional
Peter Trinh
Vice Chair
Peter Trinh
Entertainment Industry Executive (Agent) and Hospitality Industry Investor | Proprietor
Michele Aronson
Board Member
Michele Aronson
Senior Vice President, Douglas Emmett
Tara Barauskas
Board Member
Tara Barauskas
Executive Director, Community Corp. of Santa Monica
Joshua Gilman
Board Member
Joshua Gilman
Walter N. Marks, Inc.
Anuj Gupta
Board Member
Anuj Gupta
Deputy City Manager, City of Santa Monica
Ericka Lesley
Board Member
Ericka Lesley
Resident
Scott Schonfeld
Board Member
Scott Schonfeld
Principal at Linwood Ventures
Johannes Van Tilburg
Board Member
Johannes Van Tilburg
Principal, Van Tilburg, Banvard & Soderbergh, AIA
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