Dr. Nancy Greenstein, who was elected to the Board of Trustees in
November 2002 and re-elected three times including most recently in November
2014. She served as the chair for 2013
and previously served as vice chair in 2005 and 2011 and chair in 2006.
Director of Police Community Services at the UCLA Police
Department since 1997, she has received national recognition for community
policing programs and strategies for bringing together diverse groups and
agencies to resolve various issues. She has also worked as Public Safety
Administrator in West Hollywood.
Dr. Greenstein is the City of Santa Monica representative and the
2008 Chair of the Los Angeles County West Vector District Board. Previously she
served as Chair of the Santa Monica Pier Restoration Corporation and the Santa
Monica Charter Review Commission and as a board member of the Santa Monica
Convention and Visitors Bureau. She is co-chair emeritus of Santa Monicans for
Renters’ Rights and active in a number of community organizations.
She is a current board member and past president of the Southern
California ACLU. With such varied expertise, she is routinely called upon to
consult with local governmental agencies, law enforcement and community groups
regarding public safety, community partnerships, community relationships and
Dr. Greenstein received her bachelor’s degree in education from
Boston University, master’s of social work with a community organizing
specialty from UCLA, and a doctorate in education from UCLA.