Building Communities. Fulfilling Dreams

Board Officers

   

                                          

 
Juliana Diaz- Smith   Juan Muñoz   

President

Educator and bilingual reading specialist, retired from a teaching career with the Desert Sands Unified School District.

  Vice President

Employed by the Riverside County Department of Public Social Services, Juan Muñoz also serves on the Las Palmeras Homeowners Association board of directors.

 



 
 
       
     
Julie Bornstein   Richard Levine   

Secretary

Current Executive Director, Julie Bornstein is a former California Assemblywoman and former State Director of Housing and Community Development. She has served on numerous public boards and commissions dealing with affordable housing.

  Treasurer

Dick Levine was appointed to the Board of Directors in 2012. He is a retired commercial bank executive officer. Dick has forty years experience with national and community banks. His banking career was spent in the Inland Empire and the Coachella Valley.


 
 

 

Board Members

                                                  
Michael J. Brabo   Sylvia Montenegro     
Board Member

Managing Partner and Founder of Brabo & Carlsen, LLP, Michael Brabo specializes in accounting, tax consulting and forensic, estate and professional trustee services.

 

Founding Board Member 

Devoted to community, this homemaker has served as City of Coachella Mayor and Council Member, Coachella Valley Girls Club Board Member and Coachella Valley Unified School District Trustee 
 

 

 

 

 

         
Scott Darrell 
  Stuart L. Leviton, Esq.     
Board Member

An Adjunct Associate Professor at the University of Southern California School of Social Work where he teaches social policy, advocacy, coaching, and professional leadership courses.

  Board Member

An attorney in Palm Springs and Los Angeles whose practice focuses on civil litigation, business advice and counsel (primarily employment law, real estate, and contracts), and basic estate planning

 

 

 


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Dr. Inez Suarez, DDS

 

Angela Young

   

Board Member 

Founder of Del Pueblo Dental Office, a general dental practice devoted to Coachella Valley families and residents. Dr. Suarez is a CVHC Mutual Self-Help homeowner.

 

Board Member 

Surgical Dental assistant with a Palm Desert dental practice and Mutual Self-Help homeowner.