Board of Directors
We are fortunate to have a team of leaders with extensive non-profit experience, especially addressing homelessness, as well as in the business community.
Andrew Silver is a retired insurance executive with over 30 years experience analyzing and consulting with small, medium and large companies. Andrew has earned the CPCU, CIC, and AFIS insurance designations and maintains his California insurance license. Andrew has had a long term interest in the humanitarian crises of homelessness in our community and has contributed to numerous organizations serving the homeless in our community, previously he served on an advisory board of LA Family Housing. Upon retirement he decided to get more involved in homeless services and set about learning best practice solutions that have been developed to address this difficult problem.
His study ultimately led him to NoHo Home Alliance and the great work being done by Stephanie Jaeger and her team. Andrew is excited to be working along side Stephanie to expand the footprint of NoHo Home Alliance and to partner with other service providers to build relationships with our homeless neighbors connecting them with services to lift them out of homelessness and enrich our communities. Andrew serves on NHHA’s Housing Advocacy Table and as Secretary of the Board.
Reach Andrew at firstname.lastname@example.org
Retired Insurance Executive, Board President
John Maceri is the Executive Director of The People Concern, formed in 2016 in a merger of two trusted social service organizations, OPCC and Lamp Community, and is one of the largest agencies of its kind in Los Angeles County. With more than fifty five years of work in the community, The People Concern is a leading provider of, and advocate for, evidence based solutions to the multi-faceted challenges inherent in homelessness and domestic violence. With compassion and profound respect for those we serve, we provide a comprehensive and fully integrated system of care, including housing, mental health and medical treatment, and social services. Our services are tailored to the unique needs of homeless individuals and families, survivors of domestic violence, and others who have nowhere else to turn.
The agency has an annual operating budget of $32 million, employs a staff of 380, has an active volunteer corps of 700 and serves over 5,000 individuals and families a year. As a long-time community volunteer, John served on the board of the Business Alliance of Los Angeles (formerly the Valley Business Alliance) as a member, Vice President and two-term President. He is a Past Chair of the Westside Shelter and Hunger Coalition, and also served as a member of the Board of the Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce.
John is also a past Vice President of the Board of North Valley Caring Services, a nonprofit that provides services to low- income children and families in the northeast San Fernando Valley, and is a former member of the governing board of the Children Affected by AIDS Foundation, a national funder of agencies providing services to children and their families infected and affected by HIV & AIDS.
Executive Director of The People Concern
Lillian has worked for the College Bowl Co. for 29 years, specifically with the Honda Campus All-Star Challenge (HCASC) & Zain Africa Challenge (ZAC) programs. HCASC is an academic quiz bowl competition for the students at America’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities. Lillian is heavily involved with the planning and detailed coordination of this 3 phase (campus, regional & national) complex operation which involves many people, facilities and vendors. ZAC was also an academic competition, held in the following countries: Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia, Nigeria, Ghana & Sierra Leone. Lillian coordinated the in-country competitions, the International Championship Festival as well as Co-Producing the TV program. Prior to joining College Bowl, Lillian worked for California State Univ.-Northridge and Indiana University respectively.
Lillian is a member of St. Matthews Lutheran Church – North Hollywood, CA. She has served on the Church Council as a committee member and the Executive Committee, where she held the position of Vice President. Lillian is involved with many of St. Matthew’s Outreach Ministries, which include but are not limited to: “Breaking Bread”; the Homeless Ministries and the annual Mexico House Build Project.
Senior Program Manager, College Bowl Co, Inc
Clay Steely served as Vice President, Facilities and Radio Engineering for The Walt Disney Company, retiring in 2015. Before joining Disney, he was employed by the American Broadcasting Company (ABC), which was acquired by Disney in 1995. In his 29 years with ABC/Disney, Clay was Director of Engineering for the five ABC owned stations in the Dallas-Ft. Worth market, and ultimately (in 2002) became Vice President of Engineering for all 72 ABC owned stations in the United States. He oversaw 37 full time employees and 30 contract engineers. In addition, Clay was responsible for capital planning and spending of multimillion dollar annual budgets for all ABC Radio facilities, including the owned stations and ABC Radio Networks.
In 2010, Clay added oversight of Facilities for the Disney/ABC Television Group (ABC Television Network, Disney Channel, etc.) to his responsibilities. This included the Television Group’s facilities on both the East and West Coasts. In addition, he led a facility support team that implemented all tenant improvement projects in the Disney Channel and ABC Television Network buildings in Burbank. He was also responsible for facility capital planning and disaster recovery / business continuity plans for both the television and radio groups.
Clay lives with his husband Benji in Studio City and has two children and three grandchildren. He currently volunteers for various projects at St Matthews Lutheran and serves as Council Vice President.
Reach Clay at email@example.com
Disney Corporation, Retired (NHHA CFO)
Uri Niv is an attorney with the international law firm of Crowell & Moring LLP, where his practice is devoted to litigation, trials, and arbitrations. Uri has represented diverse clients in all stages of litigation, including fortune 500 companies, start-ups, and individuals. Uri’s experience is wide and includes disputes in the areas of labor and employment, breach of contractual and fiduciary duties, torts, and entertainment. Uri also maintains an active pro-bono practice which includes high impact civil rights litigation.
Uri is a member of Temple Beth Hillel Synagogue in Valley Village and is also a board member of the North Hollywood Interfaith Food Pantry. He also works with NoHo Home Alliance's outreach team where he leads groups to conduct outreach to encampments in the North Hollywood area.
Attorney, Crowell Moring LLP