Board of Directors

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Douglas Walker

Member of the Board and President

Email: jondouglaswalker@gmail.com

Tel: 773-991-5177

Douglas Walker is the Board Chair of the East Hollywood Los Feliz Homeless Coalition (EHLF) and works full time as the Outreach Coordinator for the Center at Blessed Sacrament, a non-profit agency dedicated to ending isolation and homelessness in Hollywood. He is also a participating member of Hollywood 4WD, a collaborative which focuses on solutions for the most acutely vulnerable homeless individuals. Originally from Chicago, as a business and property owner he also worked as a programmer and event producer for Public Media Institute, a community based arts and culture non-profit in the Bridgeport neighborhood. Douglas currently lives in Los Feliz Village with his wife and family. 

      

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Liz Sanford

Member of the Board and Secretary

 

Email: lizliz.sanford@gmail.com

 

Tel: 323-813-1947

 

Liz is the Associate Director of Homeless Services at the Center at Blessed Sacrament. She also serves as the SPA 4 Matcher for the Greater Los Angeles Coordinated Entry System. As a Bruin, the mother of two Franklin Elementary students, and a third generation Angeleno, she is deeply committed to the city of Los Angeles and its residents . She has lived in East Hollywood and Los Feliz with her children since 2006, and has a passion for the under served communities in these neighborhoods.

 

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Jeff Zarrinnam

Member of the Board and Treasurer

Email: jeff@hollywoodhotel.net

Tel: 323-208-2267

Jeff Zarrinnam is a founding board member of the East Hollywood Los Feliz Homeless Coalition.  Jeff was born in East Hollywood at Kaiser Permanente Hospital over 50 years ago and makes his home in Hollywood.  Jeff also works in the East Hollywood district of Hollywood. Jeff is the President and CEO of Zarco Hotels Inc. which owns the Hollywood Hotel .  Jeff’s current hotel project is restoring the 31 suite Chateau Celeste Boutique Hotel in Hollywood, California which was originally built in 1927. 

Jeff graduated from the University of San Diego with a Bachelor of Administration degree in Accounting and has been a Certified Hotel Administrator since 1988. Jeff’s position and true passion of the hotel industry has given him the opportunity to give back to an industry that has given him so much. Jeff is an active Business Representative board member of the East Hollywood Neighborhood Council and Chair of its Business Committee.  Jeff is the currently Board Chair of the East Hollywood Business Improvement District which he co-founded in 2006, a board member of the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce,  and a board member of the Los Angeles City College Foundation.  Work to improve the East Hollywood area is never done and Jeff is also the Steering Committee Chairman of the Proposed Hollywood Route 66 Business Improvement District and the Hollywood Western Business Improvement District.

 In his leisure time, Jeff enjoys spending time with his wife, Mandy and his twin boys, Alex and Aiden.

 

 

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