Board of Trustees


The Children’s Burn Foundation is governed by a dedicated Board of Trustees comprised of business and community leaders, philanthropists and child advocates.

Board leadership, professional expertise and generous support make it possible for the Foundation to sustain and expand services to meet the needs of the children and families we serve.

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Douglas Mancino (Chair Emeritus)

Attorney, Seyfarth Shaw


Kathleen Toppino (Chair)

Community Leader


Lynda Fadel (Vice Chair)

Attorney, Community Leader


Barbara Pratt (Secretary)

Council President, Community Leader



Dennis Alfieri

Senior Real Estate Investment Consultant


Adriana Balaban

Community Leader


Chief William R. Bamattre

Fire Chief LA City, Retired


Debra Barbanel

Managing Director

Russell Reynolds, Global Real Estate


Canard Barnes

Managing Principal

Barnes and Company Investment Council


William Barrett, Jr.


Fiduciary Trust International of California


Karen Dodge

Attorney, Butler and Dodge, LLP


Sam Elliot



Kate Freeman

Managing Director

Fiduciary Trust International


Richard Frey

Attorney, Venable, LLP


Brindell Gottlieb

Community Leader


David Klatsky


McDermott, Will & Emery


Kara Lew Larew

Vice President of Investments Community

Wedbush Morgan Securities, Inc.


Carol Mancino

Community Leader


Pedro Marti

Sr. VP Investmennts & Sr. Financial Advisor Wealth Mgt

Wells Fargo


Ann Marie Mortimer

Managing Partner, Hunton & Williams


Michael Palmer

Managing Director & Co Founder

California Real Estate Regional Center “CaRE”


John K. Nickoll

Retired CEO


Charles A. Pratt, Jr.

Writer, Television Producer


Eric Reimer


Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy, LLP


Matt Ruderman

Financial Consultant

Morgan Stanley Smith Barney


Nicole Picone Sokolow

Sotheby’s International Realty




Carol Mancino, Chair



Matt Ruderman, Chair


Development & Public Relations   

Kate Freeman, Chair


Prevention & Education 

Chief William Bamattre, Chair


Full Recovery

Lynda Fadel, Chair



Michael Palmer, Chair



Kathy Toppino, Chair

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