DCLA Gala 2014 featuring Lisa Richardson '86
Thursday, May 22, 2014 from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM (PDT)
Los Angeles, CA
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
THU, 5/22 @ 6:30PM: DCLA ANNUAL GALA
Featuring Guest Speaker
Lisa Richardson '86
Wilshire Country Club
301 N Rossmore Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90004
Free for 2013-2014 dues-paid* DCLA members and their guests
$25/person for all others
Hors d'oeuvres. Cash bar available to those over the age of 21.
7:30pm - Lisa Richardson '86 speaks on "Transportation: Catalyzing Change in Los Angeles"
Ms Richardson's remarks will be followed by a Q&A with Ms. Richardson and colleagues of hers in the LA County Supervisor's Office, who focus on the issue of public transportation in Los Angeles.
Conclusion of the Q&A will be followed by the DCLA Annual Meeting, including election of officers and at-large board members to the 2014-2015 Board of Directors for the Dartmouth Club of Los Angeles
Lisa Richardson '86, currently serving as Senior Deputy for Communications to LA County Supervisor Mark Ridley Thomas, is an accomplished communications professional whose 24-year career includes 18 years as a journalist with the Los Angeles Times, departing as a member of the Editorial Board.
She has covered education, social services, health care, immigration and written award-winning work on race relations. She also has helped nonprofit organizations, community groups and underrepresented voices gain access to the newspaper by shepherding opinion pieces and letters to publication. A native of Boston, Mass. Lisa received a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Dartmouth College, and studied Spanish art, politics and literature at the University of Granada and the University of Salamanca.
When & Where
Dartmouth Club of Los Angeles
Dartmouth Club of Los Angeles (DCLA) is a non-profit club of Los Angeles based alumni of Dartmouth College. Our mission is to connect Los Angeles alums to each other and to the college, and to encourage talented Los Angeles youth to become members of the Dartmouth family.