Meet the Board

Board Members

The Board of the Lindberg Park Neighborhood Association (LPNA) consists of nine members.  The Board of Directors are nominated and voted upon by the general membership for one or two year terms. The initial board members were elected at the general meeting on March 17, 2019.  General updates occurred on August 15, 2020 and March, 2022.

Ross Piro - President

Originally from Connecticut, I have lived on Fairbanks Way since 2011.  My wife Katherine has a successful business in Culver City and my daughters Carmen and Francesca attend the public schools here.  I work as a real estate agent with Compass and enjoy traveling, reading, watching soccer, eating delicious food, and spending time with my amazing family.  I recently served as Co-President of the Farragut Elementary Fan Club.  Besides being Board President, I chair the Traffic & Safety Committee.

Ed Wolkowitz - Member At-Large

Marla and I have lived in the house next to the Ballona Creek foot bridge since 1983.  All three of our sons attended Culver City schools.  I have an LLM in land use from the University of Michigan Law School.  I served on the Planning Commission from 1989 to 1994 and on the City Council from 1994 to 2002. I was Mayor of the City in 1996 and 2002.  Over the years I have been involved in a number of City and community organizations including the Culver City Education Foundation, Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts, the Chamber of Commerce, the Historical Society, the Sister City Committee, Temple Akiba and the Culver City Charter Review Committee.

Robert Noriega - Member At-Large

Robert and his family have been neighbors in the Lindberg area for over 3 years. Robert volunteers and serves the Culver City community through local organizing. Serving as Farragut Site Champion for Walk ‘n Rollers which educates and encourages using alternatives to driving. He is an active member of the Farragut PTA where his two children currently attend. Robert is also the 2021-2022 Lion Den Leader for Culver City Cub Scout Pack 461 and the newly appointed 2022-2023 Assistant Cub Master. Robert works as a commercial photographer/videographer and part time at Culver City Parks and Recreation as a Senior Recreation Leader. As a member of the board he hopes to be a voice for the community and address the concerns of fellow neighbors.

Mike Scarano - Vice President & Communications

I’ve lived on Pickford Way with my wife Sue for 37 years and in Culver City since 1976. Sue and I raised our two boys here and were active in PTA, Boy and Cub Scouts, and Shoes for the Homeless.

David Winslow - Block Captain and Emergency Preparedness

Resident of Lindberg Park since 2000, I live on the corner of Rhoda and Cota.  Married to Kathleen for over 30 years. Retired engineer from Raytheon/Hughes (35 years).  Father of five children, four who have completed CCMS and CCHS, one currently a junior at CCHS.  Two of my daughters are nurses, my son is a mechanical engineer.  One daughter is a freshman in college studying biomedical engineering.  I am also a youth pastor at my church.  Many hobbies including woodworking, running and  tennis. You might have met David the past couples years when he was redoing his front and back yards.

David served as the first LPNA president from 2019 to 2022 and currently works with the Block Captains and Emergency Preparedness committees.  He generated the by-laws we are currently using as the founding documents for our Neighborhood Association. 

Ann Bishop - Member At-Large

Resident of our beloved Lindberg Park for 23 years. Husband, Gene, and 2 college aged children. Long time volunteer with PTAs and AYSO, and the Lindberg Park Fourth of July committee! Works as a nurse practitioner.

Janet Levine - Treasurer

Janet Levine has been your neighbor since 1991 when she, her husband Geoff, and two kids—Faye and Sam—moved into Lindberg Park.  When she is not out walking her two dogs, Tramp and Minnie, she is a consultant working with nonprofit organizations.

Peter Huang - Communications / Technical Advisor

As a 25-year resident of Lindberg Park, our family was attracted here first by the schools and parks. As a bonus, we discovered a community of neighbors and friends. My girls played in Lindberg Park and started pre-school at La Playa at the Stone House. I have served as both a block captain and a Treasurer for the Neighborhood Watch. I currently serve on this Board in communications and as a technical advisor.

Nina Harvey - Member At-Large

Nina joined the Lindberg Park community just over a year ago with her husband Elliot and two daughters (Maya 4 and Uma 2). Professionally she has been in the Urban Planning field for over 10 years with a focus on making places welcoming and accessible to everyone.  Lately you can most often find her riding her kids around the neighborhood on their cargo bike.