Board of Directors
Keith E. Weaver
Executive Vice President of Worldwide Government Affairs, Sony Pictures Entertainment
Mr. Weaver oversees Sony Pictures Entertainment’s government relations and public policy activities, as well as coordinating SPE’s government activities with Sony’s other U.S. operating companies, such as Sony Music, Sony Electronics and Sony Computer Entertainment. Mr. Weaver also supports SPE’s international government relations, particularly initiatives in such nations as China and India. Prior to joining SPE, Weaver served as Staff Director of the California State Senate Redistricting Office, after serving as regional manager of Community and Government Relations for Kaiser Permanente, and on the staff of former State Senator Herschel Rosenthal. Mr. Weaver serves as Chairman of the California State Film Commission, serves on the Board for the Hospital Association of Southern California as well as the Exceptional Children’s Foundation, is on the Advisory Board for the Pat Brown Institute and has served as Vice Chair of the Board of Neighborhood Commissioners for the City of Los Angeles.
Hector Sanchez III
Detective, Los Angeles Police Department
Detective Sanchez has been employed by the City of Los Angeles, Los Angeles Police Department since 1994. He has worked uniform patrol for three years, and investigative assignments for over fourteen, during which time he was assigned to various Vice units for four years, as a sexual assault investigator for approximately two years, a risk management investigator for two years, an Internal Affairs Division investigator/supervisor for five years, and a supervisor/investigator at Detective Support and Vice Division since April 2008. Detective Sanchez has specialized in the illegal sex trade and has conducted and/or been involved in over one hundred investigations involving the commercial sexual exploitation of minors and adults through pimping, pandering, prostitution, and human trafficking.
Attorney, McDermott Will & Emery LLP
Based in the Miami office of the international law firm of McDermott Will & Emery LLP, Mr. Millsaps’ legal practice focuses on health care transactions and health care regulatory and reimbursement matters with additional emphasis on organization and governance, including medical staff and governing body issues for health care entities. Mr. Millsaps has written numerous articles on a variety of healthcare law topics and is a regular contributor to the McDermott, Will & Emery Health Reform Law blog. Prior to joining McDermott Will & Emery, Mr. Millsaps was a member of an international law firm where he specialized in mergers, acquisitions, cross-border transactions, and project finance. He earned his J.D. from The University of Chicago Law School, his A.B. from Duke University, and he is a member of the American Health Lawyers Association.
Director, Tax, KB Home
Mr. Douglass is a Sr. Director of Tax at KB Home (KBH) and has been with KBH since April 2002. As Sr. Director of the tax department, Mr. Douglass spends the majority of his time working on KBH’s tax provisions, numerous compliance requirements and various industry and corporate research projects. In addition, Mr. Douglass provides both Federal and State tax planning for KBH and has been involved in numerous KBH transactions strategically designed to lower the Company’s effective tax rate. Prior to joining KBH, Mr. Douglass worked at KPMG, one of the Big Four professional services firms, in both the tax and audit departments from July 1996 to April 2002.
President, ValRent Corp/Valley Rentals.com
Mrs. Weaver is President of ValRent Corp (VRI), a real estate investment corporation, and it’s subsidiary, ValleyRentals.com. Prior to joining VRI, Mrs. Weaver served as a Hilton family General Manager for Dimension Development (DDC), a real estate holding and property management company. Before working with DDC, Mrs. Weaver worked in various management capacities for Kor Hotel Group (now known as Viceroy Hotel Group).
Co-Founder, Slavery No More
Mrs. White is a member of the LA Metro Task Force Against Human Trafficking Outreach Committee, serves as a Justice Advocate for International Justice Mission. For the past three years, Mrs. White has worked to organize benefits, forums and other events involving law enforcement and the most effective NGOs currently fighting the atrocities of slavery and human trafficking in the U.S. and around the world. She has lobbied in both California and Washington D.C. for human trafficking legislation, organized grassroots state-wide legislative campaigns, held awareness and training seminars and served at an aftercare facility for minors rescued from domestic trafficking and sex slavery all across the United States. During this time Mrs. White has built key alliances with both domestic and international anti-slavery and human trafficking NGOs, local, state and national law enforcement agencies, including LAPD, FBI, ICE, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Department of Justice, as well as the U.S. faith-based community.
Co-Founder, Slavery No More
Mr. White has a background in asset management. Over the last several years Mr. White has co-chaired the Los Angeles benefits for International Justice Mission, participated in numerous forums and events to raise awareness and raise support for the most effective NGOs leading the fight against slavery and human trafficking, participated in state and national legislative campaigns, and is a member of the LA Metro Task Force Against Human Trafficking.