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Board of Directors

board meetingFundamental to PCL is the Board of Directors, which is currently led by Jan Chatten-Brown. Jan has practiced environmental law since she graduated from UCLA Law School in 1971. For the first twenty-one years of her practice, Jan worked in various public law offices. In 1995, Jan opened her own public interest oriented environmental law practice, known as Chatten-Brown & Carstens. Along with four other attorneys, Jan primarily represents environmental and community groups. Much of the practice involves litigation under CEQA. In addition, Jan has appeared on innumerable panels on CEQA and taught environmental law at both UCLA and USC law school.

Our officers and regional directors below also serve as PCL's Executive Committee.

PCL Officers

Jan Chatten-Brown, President

Bill Center, Secretary-Treasurer

David Mogavero, Past President

Phyllis Faber, Vice President

Caroline Farrell, Vice President

Kevin Johnson, Vice President

Terry Watt, Vice President

Amy White, Vice President


Elisabeth Brown

Joe DiStefano

Esther Feldman

Fran Layton

Tony Rossmann

Edward Thompson, Jr.

Keith Wagner

Dwight Washabaugh

Denny Zane


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