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About Us

Board & Staff

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The Westwood Village Improvement Association (BID) is a non-profit organization.

Our mission it is to make Westwood Village a clean, safe and friendly place for the community through maintenance, security and enlivening programs. The WVIA shall lead the District by taking positions on district-wide short and long term opportunities, and considering matters such as city planning and zoning, parking, events and other services that promote increased tenant recruitment and retention, business, values and investment.

Westwood Village Improvement Association Board of Directors:
A 13-member Board of Directors, consisting of property owners, merchants, and a UCLA representative administer the management of the Westwood Business Improvement District.

CHAIR, Jessica Dabney, North American Realty
VICE CHAIR, Jim Brooks, TOPA Management
TREASURER, Patrick Nally, Tishman Speyer
SECRETARY, Kifishia Kawachi, Sepi’s & The Flame Broiler
Dean Abell, Sarah Leonard Fine Jewelers
Peter Clinco, Skylight Gardens
James Wroblewski, W Hotel Los Angeles
Josh Weisman, J.S. Rosenfield
Bill Tucker, Tucker Investment Group
Michael Beck, UCLA
Denise Garcia, Clarion Partners
John Heidt, Heidt Torres Co.
Kevin Crummy, Douglas Emmett Management, LLC

WVIA Sub-Committees:
Clean, Safe, & Beautiful Committee
Meets on the second Monday of the month at 10:30am

Jessica Dabney, Jim Brooks, Kifishia Kawachi & Dean Abell

Parking, Access, & Transportation Committee
Meets on the first Wednesday of the month at 8:30am

Bill Tucker, James Wroblewsk & Michael Beck

Business Attraction & Retention Committee
Meets on the first Wednesday of the month at 10:30am
Jessica Dabney, Jim Brooks, Kevin Crummy Peter Clinco, Denise Garcia & Josh Weisman

Executive Committee
Meets as needed

Jessica Dabney, Jim Brooks, Kifishia Kawachi & Patrick Nally

Westwood Village Improvement Association (WVIA) Staff:
A four-person management team directs the day-to-day operation of the organization.

Andrew Thomas, Executive Director
Andrew@thewestwoodvillage.com

Megan Furey, Marketing & Communications Manager
Megan@thewestwoodvillage.com

Niki Svara, Operations Manager
Niki@thewestwoodvillage.com

Michael Gonzalez, Ambassador Program Manager
MGonzalez@blockbyblock.com

Westwood Village Improvement Association Management Office:
10880 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 117
Los Angeles, CA 90024
Office: 310-470-1812
Fax: 310-474-2414
info@thewestwoodvillage.com

WVIA Hours of Operation:
Monday – Friday 8:30am – 5:00pm

Westwood Ambassador Program Office:
10887 Weyburn Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90024
Hotline: 213-294-0899

Maintenance Ambassadors Hours of Operation:
7 days a week from 5:30am - 5:30pm

Safety Ambassadors Hours of Operation:
Sunday through Thursday from 6am - 10pm
Friday and Saturday from 6am - 11pm

So who are we and what do we do for Westwood Village? And what are some of our accomplishments of the past year? Watch this video to learn more about the WVIA.

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