Dr. Nancy Greenstein, who was elected to the Board of Trustees in November 2002 and re-elected twice, is the chair for 2013. Previously, she served as vice chair in 2005 and 2011 and chair in 2006.
Director of Police Community Services at the UCLA Police Department since 1997, she has received national recognition for community policing programs and strategies for bringing together diverse groups and agencies to resolve various issues. She has also worked as Public Safety Administrator in West Hollywood.
Dr. Greenstein is the City of Santa Monica representative and the 2008 Chair of the Los Angeles County West Vector District Board. Previously she served as Chair of the Santa Monica Pier Restoration Corporation and the Santa Monica Charter Review Commission and as a board member of the Santa Monica Convention and Visitors Bureau. She is co-chair emeritus of Santa Monicans for Renters’ Rights and active in a number of community organizations.
She is a current board member and past president of the Southern California ACLU. With such varied expertise, she is routinely called upon to consult with local governmental agencies, law enforcement and community groups regarding public safety, community partnerships, community relationships and problem solving.
Dr. Greenstein received her bachelor’s degree in education from Boston University, master’s of social work with a community organizing specialty from UCLA, and a doctorate in education from UCLA.