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The LA Conservation Corps Announces New Board President.

Bryan LeRoy will take over as the Board President of the LA Conservation Corps

Long-serving board member Bryan LeRoy ascends to leadership position.

LOS ANGELES, CA, USA, July 2, 2018 / --

Los Angeles, CA-----July, 2018-----The LA Conservation Corps proudly announces the appointment of Bryan LeRoy to the position of President & Chair of the Board for the LA Conservation Corps. Bryan will take the role recently vacated by Jimmie Cho.

Bryan has served as a Board Member for the LA Conservation Corps since 2010, most recently as the Chair of the Program Committee where he was instrumental in shaping training programs and Corpsmember development for the organization. His broad experience as well as long tenure passionately serving the Corpsmembers makes Bryan LeRoy an excellent choice to fill this role. Bryan is a Los Angeles partner at the law firm of Nixon Peabody where he specializes in land use, real estate, and environmental compliance matters. Bryan advises public and private entities regarding the processing of land use permits and other approvals for development, energy, and infrastructure projects, as well as strategies to manage environmental concerns and other project impacts.

Wendy Butts, the CEO of the LA Conservation Corps stated: “Bryan and I have worked together with the Board of Directors for many years. I’m pleased that we have someone with his experience and intuition at the helm of our Board. I’d also like to extend our heartfelt thanks to Jimmie for his service and his passion for and dedication to our young people.”
Exiting Board Chair Cho is the Senior Vice President of Customer Services and Gas Distribution for Southern California Gas Company (SoCalGas). This role carries a great responsibility and Jimmie will be spending his time and energy building on it for now.

Cho stated: “The LA Conservation Corps has had such a profound impact on me. It’s with sadness that I step down from this position but know I’m leaving it in great hands with Bryan LeRoy.”

“I’m honored to take over for Jimmie and continue to serve our Corpsmembers and the Corps in this important role,” said Bryan LeRoy. “For many years, I have been drawn to the unique mission of the Corps to create transformative job opportunities for disadvantaged youth in our region. I look forward to helping the remarkable leadership team at the Corps and every Corpsmember move this mission forward in my new role.”

In his new position, Bryan LeRoy will chair the governing board, help the Corps raise funds for various programs and serve as active advocate and ambassador for the organization.

About the LA Conservation Corps
The LA Conservation Corps is an environmentally-focused youth development organization. We transform the lives of youth from disadvantaged communities through work and education. Work projects improve the quality of life for our communities and protect the environment for future generations.


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