Eric is a proud resident of Culver City, where he lives with his wife and amazing 4-year-old daughter. He is a true Angelino, having been born and raised in Los Angeles. Eric obtained his B.A. from UCLA and his law degree from Loyola Law School. Throughout the last 12 years, he has been working as a private attorney, dedicating most of his practice to representing victims of sexual abuse, primarily women and children. In addition to this, he also provides legal services to family, friends, and neighbors in personal injury cases when requested. When not working, Eric enjoys spending quality time with his family. He is an avid writer, reader, and golfer, and also enjoys coaching youth sports and mentoring aspiring lawyers. Eric believes in giving back to the community and is actively involved in various social causes. He volunteers his time to help underprivileged children and participates in fundraising events for charitable organizations.
Judy, originally from Northern New Jersey, graduated from California State University in Northridge with a degree in Philosophy. She has lived in Culver City for 46 years with her partner Monika, and their daughter Torie. Judy worked in the film production and distribution business for many years as an acquisitions executive, attending national and international film festivals. She retired from the film business in 2014. Judy is an author, having published a memoir titled “Leonard, Marianne and Me” about her time on the Greek island of Hydra in the 70s and 80s. Judy enjoys cooking, traveling, and is a “news junkie.” She has volunteered for public services in Culver City for over 30 years, serving on several committees, including the Culver City Ad Hoc Committee on the Homeless, the Culver City Centennial Celebration Committee, and the Culver City Landlord/Tenant Mediation Board. Judy also serves as the treasurer of the Culver City Democrats United democratic club and is very active in local politics.
Darrel is an accomplished lifelong Democrat and lawyer, currently serving as the Executive Director of a Culver City non-profit. He earned a degree in Comparative Literature in Russian, German, and Latin from UCSD, where he led the College Democrats chapter for three years. Darrel later received his M.A. in Political Science from UCLA and his law degree from Stanford Law School. Over the past 25 years, he worked as a litigator in private practice, representing individuals and small businesses. Darrel and his wife, Sarah, moved to Culver City in 2007. He has served as the Vice President and Treasurer of the Culver City Centennial Celebration Committee, Vice Chair of the Culver City Finance Advisory Committee, and is now a Planning Commissioner for Culver City. Darrel lives in downtown Culver City with his wife, also a lawyer, and their two teenagers. He is an avid Dodgers fan and makes literal (not metaphorical) sausage in his spare time.
Eli is a Communications and Digital Media Consultant who works with politicians across Los Angeles County and the State of California. She grew up in Long Beach, California, and graduated from the University of Southern California. In her free time, she enjoys cooking, gardening, and creating art. From a young age, she has been passionate about helping others. She began her career as an intern at Long Beach City Hall, where she worked in the office of Mayor Robert Garcia (now Congressman Robert Garcia). She has also contributed to the successful campaign of Robert Luna, a Long Beach native, who ran for LA County Sheriff. Eli recently relocated to the border of Culver City and Mar Vista, which has ignited a passion for the issues affecting Culver City and its surrounding areas. She is dedicated to making a positive impact in the community and is always seeking new ways to get involved. Eli currently resides in Mar Vista with her dog, Kosmo. Fight on! ✌🏼
Jamie is a Los Angeles native who has been living in Culver City since 1994. After graduating from UC Davis and McGeorge School of Law, she found that litigation and bankruptcy law were not her true passion. Instead, she began volunteering in the Culver City Unified School District and co-founded the Backpack for Kids Program, which provides sustenance to food-insecure children in the district. Jamie obtained a certificate in College Counseling from UCLA Extension in 2015 and has since worked as an independent educational consultant, helping students and families apply to the schools they want to attend. She recently became a Certified Educational Planner and now offers her services to students across the United States. Jamie is passionate about her community and has been involved in both City Council and School Board campaigns. She has also walked almost every street in Culver City, making a significant difference. Jamie lives with her husband, Bob, and their two furry husky-mixes.