Board of Directors

Valley Village

Valley Village Governance

Valley Village is governed by a Board of Directors made up of dedicated volunteers. If you are interested in serving on a committee or on the Board of Directors and would like to learn more, please contact our office at (818) 587-9450, extension 120.

Board of Directors

Leela Kapur, President
Leela is Chief of Staff to the Los Angeles City Attorney and the parent of Valley Village resident. Leela has served on the Valley Village Board of Directors since 2007.
Steve Beilinson, Vice President
Steve is our Audit Committee Chairman and is the Senior Vice President and Chief Regional Credit Officer at Bank Leumi. Steve has served on the Valley Village Board of Directors since 2006.
Judi Prejean, Treasurer
Judi is the Senior Vice President & Regional Manager at Bank of the West. Judi has served on the Valley Village Board of Directors since 1999 and is also the President of the Valley Village Foundation Board of Directors. She is the Chairman of the Finance Committee.
Diana Cunningham, Secretary
Diana is an attorney in Los Angeles. Diana serves on the Strategic Planning Committee and joined the Valley Village Board of Directors in 2014.
Leslie Addy
Leslie works for AMGEN in IT. Les has volunteered for Valley Village since 2013 and has been instrumental in raising matching funds for the organization. He joined the Board in the fall of 2015.
Cathy Casas
Cathy is the Executive Director, retired, of Kaiser Permanente Woodland Hills Medical Center. Cathy has served on the Valley Village Board of Directors since 2010.
Margarita Clement
Margarita is a Research RN PhD with the Department of Veterans Affairs. Margarita has served on the Valley Village Board of Directors since 2008.
Larry Diamond
Larry is a parent of a Valley Village resident and is a retired CPA. He serves on the Finance Committee. Larry has served on the Valley Village Board of Directors since 1999.
Marla Kort
Marla is a parent of a Valley Village resident and is a Clinical Licensed Scientist at Los Robles Medical Center. Marla has served on the Valley Village Board of Directors since 2007. Marla has adopted our Archwood House.
Jennifer Marquardt
Jennifer is an experienced CPA and also a parent of a Valley Village resident. Jennifer joined the Board in 2016.
Matthew Pondella
Matthew is the Principal of Arroyo Insurance Services where he specializes in business insurance. Matthew joined Valley Village’s Board of Directors in April 2011.
Carson Schreiber
Carson is retired from Disney Music and is the founder of the Kiwanis Entertainment Industry Group. Carson has served on the Valley Village Board of Directors since 2006.