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 161.
Leela is a parent of a Valley Village resident. Leela has served on the Valley Village Board of Directors since 2007. She retired as Chief of Staff to the Los Angeles City Attorney in 2022.
Cathy Casas, Vice President
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.
Steve Beilinson, Treasurer
Steve is retired. Steve has served on the Valley Village Board of Directors since 2006.
Thomas Belli, Secretary
Tom Belli works for Bank Leumi USA. He joined the Board in the fall of 2017.
Christina is a Valley Village Parent. Her daughter resides in a Valley Village home. She served on the board previously, and returned in 2023 as a board member.
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.
Janet is a sibling of a Valley Village resident and day program participant. Janet’s family has a long history of supporting Valley Village. Her parents were part of the group that founded the organization in 1971. She joined the Valley Village Board of Directors in the fall of 2022.
Randy is a retired LAUSD Administrator, with connections to CSUN. He joined the board in 2023. He and his wife’s daughter attended the Valley Village Sunland Day Program until her passing. In her honor, they established the Nirvana Haege Memorial Fund in 2015.
Linda is the Informatics Training Manager at UCLA Health. She first learned about Valley Village via VolunteerMatch.org in the summer of 2019 when Valley Village was seeking volunteers for Super Saturday activities. Linda served on Valley Village’s 50th Anniversary and Event Planning Committee in 2021 and 2022. She continues to volunteer at Super Saturday and Community at Large events. She joined the Valley Village Board of Directors in the fall of 2022.
Marla is a parent of a Valley Village resident and is a retired 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 is an experienced CPA and also a parent of a Valley Village resident. Jennifer joined the Board in 2016.
Janice (Jan) is the Past President, two terms at Tierra del Sol Foundation, where she is currently on the Board for the last 12 years. Jan recently retired from Lutheran Social Services after 10 years. She is the past Regional Director for Tri-Valley Special Olympics for 10 years, including fund raising, public speaking, Board involvement and working with special needs children and adults. She is the parent of a Valley Village resident.
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.