Board members past and present
Paul A. AlbrechtVice President, Executive Dean and Professor of Management, Claremont Graduate School.Prolific writer, scholar and consultant to educational organizations and commissions. Chair, Haynes Foundation’s Committee on Research and Grants. Died 1994.
Ray S. Avery . Founder, Avery Denison Corporation. Benefactor of many cultural organizations such as The Huntington Library, the Claremont Colleges, the Los Angeles County Music Center, and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Died 1997.
Louis Bartlett. Original Haynes Trustee, friend and political ally of John R. Haynes. Attorney and Mayor of Berkeley, California. Framed the Foundation’s trust document. Died 1951.
Remsen D. Bird . President, Occidental College. Professor of Theology, San Francisco Theological Seminary. Died 1971.
Harold A. Black . Leading lawyer and President, Los Angeles County Bar Association. Died 1970.
President, Bekins Van and Storage. President, Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce, philanthropist and champion of civil rights. Died 1976.
United States Commissioner of Indian Affairs, Executive Director, American Indian Defense Association, Founder, Institute of Ethnic Affairs in Washington, DC. Friend of John R. Haynes. Died 1968.
Professor of Economics, Dean and President, Occidental College. Key organizer of California’s higher education system. Died 1970.
Professor of Government and Dean, School of Social Sciences, Stanford University. Mayor and City Councilman, Palo Alto, California. Directed research program for Haynes Foundation. Died 1953.
Professor of Political Science and Director, Bureau of Government Research, UCLA. Author of many works on state and local government. Later received Haynes grants for government studies. Died 1998.
Vice Chairman of the Board of Coldwell, Banker and Company, served on Los Angeles Real Estate Board and Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce. Died 1970
Trustee Emeritus, former First Vice-President and Chair, Finance Committee of the Haynes Foundation. A leading businessman and academic in Los Angeles for many decades, he retired from active service on the Board in 2003. Died 2013.
Original Trustee. City Manager of Cincinnati, Ohio, Professor of Political Science and Provost, UCLA, served on Los Angeles Board of Water and Power Commissioners, friend of John R. Haynes. Died 1950.
Current Trustee. Chairman Emeritus of the Board of Directors of Mattel, Inc., former President and CEO of Kraft Foods, Inc., and member of the distinguished Boards at several for-profit and non-profit organizations and institutions.
Partner, O’Melveny & Myers, President, Town Hall of California, and director of organizations such as Occidental College, Pacific Mutual Life Insurance Company, and the Los Angeles Bar Association. Died 1973.
Current Trustee. A photographer, speaker, and television consulting producer since 2002. He has published six photo books, gives speeches and presentations on his photography and on career change, and has been the consulting producer for television shows, The Closer and The D.A. Previously served as the Los Angeles County District Attorney for eight years and was a member of that office for 32 years. He was President of the Los Angeles City Ethics Commission for four years.
Original Trustee. Friend of the Founders, active in political and social reform movements, including women’s suffrage. Died 1930.
Professor of Political Science and Constitutional Law at UCLA. President, American Political Science Association. Died 1948.
Current Trustee. Former Chair and CEO of Carter Hawley Hale Stores, he is the recipient of numerous business and academic awards. Mr. Hawley is trustee emeritus of the Huntington Library and Art Gallery, the University of Notre Dame and the California Institute of Technology.
Current Trustee. Mr. Enrique Hernandez, Jr. is President and CEO of Inter-Con Security Systems, Inc. Headquartered in Pasadena, CA, Inter-Con is a provider of security services to local, state, federal and foreign governments, as well as major corporations on four continents.
Original Foundation Trustee. John R. Haynes’s closest political advisor; early progressive strategist in Sacramento, and writer and editor for Santa Clara newspaper. Died 1963.
Chairman and CEO, Southern California Edison Company. Director and trustee at Stanford University and the University of Southern California. Served on 1966 Los Angeles City Charter Commission. Died 1990.
MIT-trained architect who withdrew from private practice to devote himself to slum clearance and urban redevelopment. Died 1952.
Early progressive and friend of John R. Haynes. San Jose lawyer and state senator. Led Progressive Party in California State Legislator. Died 1969.
Current Trustee. Executive director of Reboot, Senior Advisor for the Annenberg Retreat at Sunnylands, and chair of the Board of Trustees of Pitzer College. Former Chief of Staff to both Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa (2005-09) and Mayor Richard Riordan (1993-97).
Former Chairman and CEO of Northrop Grumman. Prior to joining Northrop Grumman, Mr. Kresa served with the United States Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency. Mr. Kresa serves on the boards of directors of the Fluor Corporation, the W.M. Keck Foundation, the Music Center Foundation and other non-profit organizations. Mr. Kresa also serves on the Board of Trustees of the California Institute of Technology.
Chairman of the Board, Security Pacific National Bank. Director of Getty Oil and other companies and cultural organizations in Los Angeles. Died 1984.
Original Foundation Trustee. Sister of John R. Haynes, mother of Francis Haynes Lindley and grandmother of F. Haynes Lindley, Jr. Died 1949.
Original Foundation Trustee and Foundation President, 1937-1977. Deputy City Attorney and lawyer in private practice. Died 1987.
President Emeritus of the Foundation, Mr. Lindley is the grand-nephew of the Founders. He worked as a litigator for the Department of Trial Counsel of the State Bar of California and as a Deputy Public Defender in Los Angeles County before shifting to private practice as a lawyer and investor. Mr. Lindley has served on the Board of Directors of the Marin Agricultural Land Trust and as a Trustee of the Claremont Graduate University. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Family and Children’s Law Center in Marin County. Died 2011.
President, Pomona College, Professor of History at Pomona and Colgate University. Prolific writer, involved in many educational organizations and concerns. Served as Chair, Committee on Research and Grants for many years. Died 1989.
Original Trustee. Early friend of Founders. City Attorney for Los Angeles and attorney for Department of Water and Power. Died 1931.
Current Trustee and Professor of Policy, Planning and Development at USC. A leading scholar and publisher in the fields of American politics, environmental policy and policy implementation, he held posts at the University of Michigan, the Claremont Graduate School, Pomona College, and the Brookings Institution prior to coming to USC.
Los Angeles business leader, founded Old Colony Paint and Chemical Company. Served in Eisenhower administration and was instrumental in bringing the Brooklyn Dodgers to Los Angeles. Died 1979.
Managing Partner, Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner and Smith. Active in Los Angeles business and cultural circles. Died 1978.
Chairman of the Board, Bank of America. Trustee at Pomona College, Hospital of the Good Samaritan, Caltech and the Rand Institute for Civil Justice. Died 1997.
Trustee Emeritus. Former partner in O’Melveny and Myers. Mr. Miller served as Foundation President, 1996-2004. He is a former board member of the California Chapter of the Nature Conservancy, the James Irvine Foundation, the Occidental College, and the Marlborough School. He retired from the Foundation in 2006. Died 2012.
Original Trustee. John R. Haynes’s personal secretary and close advisor. Board member at Occidental College and the Women’s University Club of Los Angeles. Died 1964.
President, The Tomas Rivera Policy Institute, a national research center on public policy and Latino issues. Dr. Pachon is a leading scholar in the field of U.S. citizenship and Latino politics, and serves as Professor of Political Science at the Claremont Graduate University and Pitzer College. He also serves as Chair of the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials Education Fund and has served as a Presidential advisor on Hispanic and educational issues. Died 2011.
Current President and Chair of the Foundation’s Committee on Research and Grants. Dr. Pisano serves as President and Director, Los Angeles County Museum of Natural History. Formerly, she was formerly Senior Vice President for External Relations at USC, and as Dean and Professor of USC’s School of Public Administration, as well as President of the Los Angeles 2000 Committee and Director of Olympic Programs at Times Mirror Company. Dr. Pisano is active on many boards and served as Chairman of the Board of the California Community Foundation.
Current Trustee and retired partner, O’Melveny and Myers LLP. Mr. Ray is active in Los Angeles civic affairs, having served on the City Ethics Commission, the Independent Commission on the Los Angeles Police Department (the Christopher Commission), the Central City Association of Los Angeles, and the Los Angeles Community Development Bank. In 1992, Mr. Ray was named Civil Rights Advocate of the Year by the NAACP Legal Defense Fund.
Original Trustee. Friend of Founders who was active on State commissions and in the women’s suffrage movement. Trustee at Occidental and Scripps Colleges.
Insurance executive and commissioner. Civic leader in Los Angeles.
Ezra F. Scattergood . Los Angeles Chief Electrical Engineer and General Manager, Bureau of Power and Light. Strong ally of John R. Haynes’s in public ownership of utilities movement. Died 1947.
Current Trustee. Mr. Roberto Suro holds a joint appointment as a professor in the Annenberg School of Communication and Journalism and the Sol Price School of Public Policy at the University of Southern California and is also the Director of the Tomas Rivera Policy Institute, a university research center.
Senior partner, O’Melveny & Myers. Served as Foundation President 1977-1987. Member of many corporations and boards, elected to Los Angeles City Board of Education. Died 1988.
Economics Professor and Dean, College of Letters and Science, UCLA. Provost at UC Riverside and Dean of the Graduate School of Education, UC Santa Barbara. Nationally recognized specialist in labor economics and Chair of the Foundation’s Research and Grants Committee. Died 1970.
Retired and CEO, Pacific Enterprises. Mr. Wood serves as trustee of the University of Southern California, and sits on the boards of the Automobile Club of Southern California and the American Automobile Club.