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The LA84 Foundation funds youth sports in Southern California, trains coaches, and examines the role of sport in society.

Our Team

The LA84 Foundation funds youth sports in Southern California, trains coaches, and examines the role of sport in society.

Debra Duncan – CHAIR

Former Executive Director, Dan Murphy Foundation; Former Director, Ticket Office, University of Southern California. Former Director of Ticket Operations, Los Angeles Dodgers; Former Vice President, Finance, Olson Travelworld; Former General Manager, Ticketing, XV Olympic Winter Games in Calgary; Former Associate Vice President, Ticketing, XXIII Olympic Games in Los Angeles. Member, Board of Directors, Friends of Expo / Kids In Sports and Together in Mission for the Los Angeles Archdiocese. Member, Finance Council, American Martyrs Parish. C.P.A., formerly with Ernst & Young.


Full biography can be found here.

Frank M. Sanchez immediate past chair

McDonald’s licensee; Board of Directors, Los Angeles Sports Council, Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce and McDonald’s Operators Association of Southern California. 

BILL O’BRIEN chair-elect

Chief Executive Officer for Reyes Coca-Cola Bottling (RCCB); Board Member, Los Angeles Sports Council; former Boards of Director, Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce, 2016 U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials and 2015 Special Olympics World Games Los Angeles.



Director, EH National Bank; Managing Director and President, Ventura Lanes, LLC; Former Director, Core Commercial Bank; Former President & Chief Operating Officer/Director, Manufacturers Bank, Los Angeles; Former Vice President and Executive Credit Risk Manager, Bank of America N.T. and S.A., Los Angeles; Member, Board of Directors, Westside Regional Center, Achievable Foundation and American Martyrs School; Trustee, Notre Dame Girls Academy.


Board of Advisors, UCLA Anderson School of Management; Board of Advisors, Easton Technology Management Center at UCLA Anderson; Board of Advisors, UCLA Neurology; Former Board of Directors, Los Angeles 2024 Exploratory Committee; shared international experiences and partnered with husband Jim Easton during his tenure as IOC Member in the USA, and International President of the World Archery Federation. Jim is an LA84 Foundation Board Member Emeritus, having served from 1992-2017.


Managing Partner, Deloitte; Board of Directors, Los Angeles Sports & Entertainment Commission; co-Chair for Friends of Expo Center.


Founder, JMG Capital Partners, L.P., Inc.; former member floor trader on the American Stock Exchange and Pacific Stock Exchange. Member, Board of Directors, Hudson Pacific Properties and Los Angeles Little League; Board of Trustees for Echo Horizon School, Max Factor Family Foundation, Jewish Community Foundation and the UC Berkeley Foundation. Member, World President’s Organization, Los Angeles Chapter.


SVO Global Merchandising, Lululemon; Vice President/General Manager – Los Angeles/West Territory Nike; Board of Advisors – LatinX Delta Air Lines; Board Member Special Olympics Southern California; Board of Directors Los Angeles Sports & Entertainment Commission.


Managing Director and Vice Chairman, J.P. Morgan Private Bank; Former Managing Partner, Family Advisory Services at Northern Trust; Chair, Los Angeles Sports and Entertainment Commission; Board of Directors, LA’s BEST and USC Associates; Advisory Board Member, Jackie Robinson Foundation, USC Leventhal School of Accounting and USC Sports Business Institute; Member, Bel Air Chapter of Young Presidents Organization and Los Angeles Chapter of World Presidents Organization.


Chairperson of the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority; Governing Council of the Los Aneles County Initiative on Women and Girls; City Controller of Los Angeles, President Pro Tempore Los Angeles City Council;  Deputy Director Interagency Council on Homelessness, Department of Housing and Urban Development; Dreamworks SKG Executive; Board member Abode Communities, Board Member Los Angeles YMCA; Advisory Board the Everychild Foundation; President’s Advisory Council of The Fulfillment Fund.


Vice President, HR & Operations, Stun Creative; Former Vice President Human Resources, NBC Universal – Universal Picture; Former Vice President, Human Resources & Administrative Operations, A&E/Lifetime Television Networks; Former Manager, Finance and Administration NBC/KNBC; Former Director, Food Services Operation and Manager, Finance, World Cup Soccer Organizing Committee; Former Director, Operations and Facilities, CGS Incorporated. Member, Society of Human Resources Management; Member, National Association for Multi-Ethnicity in Communications.


Co-Founder, Oaktree Capital Group, LLC; Chairman, Nalpak Capital, LLC; Controlling Owner, DC United; Member, Major League Soccer Board of Governors; Board Member, UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center Foundation; Trustee, New York University School of Law Foundation.


President and CEO, Los Angeles Dodgers; Former President, Washington Nationals, Atlanta Braves, Atlanta Hawks and Atlanta Thrashers. Served on the NBA and NHL Board of Governors; Former Trustee, Naismith Hall of Fame.


Principal, Kindel Gagan; Chair, L.A. Business Council Education Committee; University Regent, Loyola Marymount University; Member, Board of Directors Executive Committee, Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce; Member, Board of Directors, International Foundation for Election Systems and the League of Women Voters of Los Angeles Education Fund; Former Member, Los Angeles Olympic Organizing Committee Board of Directors.


Managing Director, The Contrarian Group, Inc.; Board of Directors, Aircastle Ltd., the Irvine Company; Former Commissioner, Major League Baseball; Former President, Los Angeles Olympic Organizing Committee. Former Board Member of Coca-Cola Company.


Chairman & Chief Executive Officer Entravision Communications Corporation; Trustee, Loyola Marymount University; Member, Board of Directors, Los Angeles Music Center, Los Angeles Theatre Center and La Plaza de la Cultura y Artes.


Managing Partner, Vasquez & Company LLP; Former Member, Los Angeles Olympic Organizing Committee Board of Directors; Board of Directors, Entravision Communications Corporation, Latino Business Chamber of Greater Los Angeles, The Cal State LA Foundation, Manufacturers Bank and Promérica Bank; Founder, Association of Latino Professionals in Finance and Accounting (ALPFA).


Chief Operating Officer, Wedgewood Inc.; Founder and Former President of Margheritas Guild, St. John Bosco High School


Partner, Proskauer Rose LLP; Former Assistant United States Attorney

Board Member Emeritus Sub Heading

John C. Argue*

Thomas J. "Tom" Bradley*

Yvonne B. Burke

Jae Min Chang

Anita L. DeFrantz, President emeritus

James L. Easton

Priscilla Florence

Thomas E. Larkin, Jr.*

Rafer Johnson*

Charles D. Miller*

Peter O'Malley

Harry L. Usher*

Lew Wasserman*

David L. Wolper*

Paul Ziffren*

* Deceased