About Us

Board and Staff


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
Dean Abell, Sarah Leonard Fine Jewelers
Peter Clinco, Skylight Gardens
James Wroblewski, W Hotel Los Angeles
Kifishia Kawachi, Sepi’s & Flame Brolier
Josh Weisman, J.S. Rosenfield
Bill Tucker, Tucker Investment Group
Michael Beck, UCLA
Denise Garcia, Clarion Partners

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

Jessica Dabney, Jim Brooks, Kifishia Kawachi and Dean Abell

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

Bill Tucker, James Wroblewsk and Michael Beck

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

Executive Committee
Meets as needed

Jessica Dabney, Jim Brooks and Patrick Nally

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

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

A four-person management team directs the day-to-day operation of the organization.

Andrew Thomas, Executive Director

Megan Furey, Marketing & Communications Manager

Niki Svara, Operations Manager

Michael Gonzalez, Ambassador Program Manager

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