Board of Directors

Since its start, MCF’s founders cared about establishing a community-led social justice model that teaches the next generation of leaders.


Maria Elena Durazo, President

General Vice President for Immigration, Civil Rights, and Diversity

Barbara Maynard, Vice President

Maynard Consulting

Kent Wong, Secretary

UCLA Labor Center

Chris Modrzejewski, Treasurer

M Advisors

Pat Clarey

Chief of State Health Programs & Regulatory Relations Officer
HealthNet, Inc.

Rusty Hicks

Executive Secretary-Treasurer
Los Angeles County Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO

Madeline Janis

Executive Director
Jobs to Move America

Nicholas Sandler

Executive Vice President & Senior Managing Director
Stonebriar Commercial Finance

Ari Swiller

Renewable Resources

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“So often, Los Angeles and California has shown the nation a better way to a brighter future. We cannot stop. Now more than ever, people need us. People need us to do what we’ve always done — lead.” — Rusty Hicks, Board Member and Executive Secretary-Treasurer of the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO