Bio

Dickran M. Tevrizian, Jr. was a judge for the United States District Court for the Central District of California, a position he has held since 1986. He is the first Armenian-American to have served as a Federal Judge in the history of the United States....

RICHARD DROOYAN is a partner in the Los Angeles firm of Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP. After graduating from law school, Mr. Drooyan joined the law firm of Kadison, Pfaezler, Woodard, Quinn & Rossi in November 1975 as a litigation associate. From October 1978 to September...

Alex Busansky is President of the National Council on Crime and Delinquency ("NCCD"). He joined NCCD as President in 2010. Alex also currently serves on the Los Angeles County Commission on Jail Violence. Alex is a former prosecutor who began his career at the Manhattan District...

Following graduation from Florida A & M University, Cecil L. "Chip" Murray spent 10 years on flying duty in the United States Air Force as a radar intercept officer in the two seated jet fighter in the Air Defense Command, and as navigator in the...

Jim McDonnell was appointed 25th Chief of Police for the Long Beach Police Department (LBPD) in March 2010. Chief McDonnell is responsible for a department consisting of 1,500 employees and a $200 million budget. During his first year with the LBPD, a number of innovative technologies...

Hon. Lourdes G. Baird (Ret.) served with distinction in the federal and state courts and enjoys a reputation as an intelligent, fair, and approachable arbitrator and mediator. Following her previous appointments as a United States Attorney and as a judge in the Los Angeles Superior...

Miriam Aroni Krinsky is the Executive Director of Los Angeles County's Citizens' Jail Commission on Jail Violence. She also serves as a Lecturer at the UCLA School of Public Policy, an Adjunct Professor at Loyola Law School, and a policy consultant on youth violence prevention...

Carlos R. Moreno is Of Counsel at Irell. Prior to joining Irell, he served as an Associate Justice of the California Supreme Court for a decade. Justice Moreno began his career as a deputy city attorney with the Los Angeles City Attorney's office, prosecuting criminal...

Robert C. Bonner is counsel to Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher and the senior principal of the Sentinel HS Group, LLC, a Washington, D.C.-based homeland security consulting firm that provides strategic advice regarding homeland and border security issues. In September 2001 Mr. Bonner was appointed Commissioner...