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.
Parking, Access, & Transportation Committee
Meets on the first Wednesday of the month at 8:30am
Bill Tucker, James Wroblewsk and Michael Beck
Business Attraction & Retention Committee
Meets on the first Wednesday of the month at 10:30am
Jessica Dabney, Jim Brooks, Peter Clinco, Denise Garcia and Josh Weisman
Meets as needed
Jessica Dabney, Jim Brooks, Kifishia Kawachi and 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
Megan Furey, Marketing & Communications Manager
Niki Svara, Operations Manager
Michael Gonzalez, Ambassador Program Manager
Westwood Village Improvement Association Management Office:
10880 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 117
Los Angeles, CA 90024
WVIA Hours of Operation:
Monday – Friday 8:30am – 5:00pm
Westwood Ambassador Program Office:
10887 Weyburn Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90024
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