Board of Directors

The Board meets on the second Monday of each month at 7:30 p.m.
Les and Dorothy River Community Center
10409 Scenario Lane
Los Angeles, CA 90077

GILLIAN CALOF
President
president@beverlyglen.org
Gillian has lived in the Glen since 2006 and her husband Grant has lived in the community since 1994. She is the Operations Director for an environmental nonprofit organization called Climate Action Reserve and has a Masters degree in Nonprofit Administration. She is also a member of the Beverly Glen Playgroup board where her children attend school, and previously served ROBG as the Hillside Federation representative. Gillian is deeply committed to the safety and well-being of this community as well as preserving its natural beauty and character.


VACANT
Vice President
vp@beverlyglen.org


VACANT
Secretary
secretary@beverlyglen.org


KAREN J. SIMONSON
Treasurer
treasurer@beverlyglen.org
Karen Simonson, ROBG treasurer since 2010, has lived in the Glen for 30 years, in an award-winning home designed by her husband, Barton Phelps, FAIA. Their daughter, Charlotte, is an alumna of Playgroup and is now a law student in NYC. Karen is an estate planning attorney in Claremont, but will make house calls for her Westside clients. She enjoys travel, reading, and volunteering with Planned Parenthood. Keep those dues payments coming to support the Glenite, ROBG events, and the all-important emergency preparedness equipment needed in the Glen community!


ROBERT RINGLER
Bel Air Beverly Crest Neighborhood Council
babcnc@beverlyglen.org


DAINA DANOVITCH
Beverly Glen Playgroup Liason
playgroup@beverlyglen.org
Daina has lived in Beverly Glen since 2008. She is a family physician and geriatrician at UCLA, as well as a mother of three children who have attended Beverly Glen Playgroup. Her favorite things about the Glen are the beautiful trees, the easy access to hiking, and being part of the warm community of families that meet while their children are part of Playgroup, but remain friends for years to come.


DAN PALMER
Emergency Preparedness
emergency@beverlyglen.org


VACANT
Glen Fair

fair@beverlyglen.org

Sharalee Flesche is a full time Broker with Beverly Glen Realty. She is a Southern California native and has lived in Beverly Glen since 2008. Specializing in the Hollywood Hills,Beverly Hills, West Hollywood, and Beverly Center areas. A graduate from University of Houston with a Bachelor’s of Administration degree in Finance, Sharalee will do her best to make sure each transaction is as smooth as possible from a financial standpoint as well. Understanding buyers and sellers actions gives Sharalee an edge that places her ahead of most others in the business world.

KIRA PALMER
Glenite
glenite@beverlyglen.org
Elke Heitmeyer arrived in the Glen from Germany around 1980 and has actively participated in the community ever since. Over the years, she has held several offices on the Resident’s board, incl president; plus she has been involved in the organizing of the Glen Fair every year, several times as chair. Elke has enjoyed organizing musical and cultural events as well as celebrations of outstanding Glenites at the Community Center. Professionally, she has imported and distributed organic and natural foods for many years and has now transitioned into helping families get out of debt, save money and protect the nest egg.


STEPHEN BENSON
Hillside Federation Representative
hillside@beverlyglen.org
Stephen Benson is the Residents of Beverly Glen Hillside Federation Representative. He moved to the Glen in 2010 and started community activism and service as a member of the board in 2013. He is currently a student at Cal State University, Northridge majoring in Business. He looks forward to hearing from the community about what is happening in the Glen.

Drive Safely, Enjoy the Glen… SLOWLY Please.


JANINE GERSHON
Les and Dorothy River Community Center Representative
ldrcc@beverlyglen.org
Janine has lived in the Glen since 1994, when she joined her husband who had lived there for a number of years prior. She has 3 children, all of whom were born and raised in the Glen and attended Beverly Glen Playgroup. She also has an older stepdaughter who was raised in the neighborhood, as well. Janine is active on the Les and Dorothy River Community Center Board of Directors, and, as such, is the liaison between the LDRCC group and the Residents of Beverly Glen. After graduating from Stanford University with a degree in economics, Janine became controller of three large real estate development/property management companies. Ultimately, since she got her California real estate salesperson license at the age of 18, she segued into the family business, real estate. Currently, Janine is a Previews Property Specialist with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, and works in the city areas from Downtown Los Angeles to Malibu and in the valley areas from North Hollywood to Calabasas. Having been born at UCLA and having grown up in Los Angeles, Janine is intimately familiar with the areas that she covers. She represents both buyers and sellers in the purchase and sale of homes, condominiums, residential income property, and vacant land, as well as tenants and landlords in lease transactions. Janine loves the Glen family and enjoys the many activities planned by local residents.


BOB & ELAINE GRUNAUER
Membership Committee
membership@beverlyglen.org


RENEE ORDENEAUX
Social Events Chair
social@beverlyglen.org

Sharalee Flesche is a full time Broker with Beverly Glen Realty. She is a Southern California native and has lived in Beverly Glen since 2008. Specializing in the Hollywood Hills,Beverly Hills, West Hollywood, and Beverly Center areas. A graduate from University of Houston with a Bachelor’s of Administration degree in Finance, Sharalee will do her best to make sure each transaction is as smooth as possible from a financial standpoint as well. Understanding buyers and sellers actions gives Sharalee an edge that places her ahead of most others in the business world.


VACANT
Traffic Committee
traffic@beverlyglen.org


JEFF SCHROEDER
Website Communications
website@beverlyglen.org


VACANT
Zoning and Development Committee
zoning@beverlyglen.org


TENSIE PALMER
Board Member at Large
Tensie has been a Glenite since 1996. Being Dan’s wife, Mom of five daughters and Grandma to eight keeps her on her toes. She is very involved in her church and works full time at UCLA. She is a Mom at heart and loves people in general. Her mottos are “If it needs to be done…get in there and do it” and “Bloom where you are planted”.

HILDRETH SIMMONS
Board Member at Large

JIM EARNHARDT
Board Member at Large


Ken Stern

KEN STERN
President Emeritus

In Loving Memory of a Great Glenite!

You will be missed dearly Ken.