Board Officers

Bob Childs

President
Santa Barbara County Public Defender
Office: (805) 346-7672

John Maness

Vice President
San Mateo County Private Defender Program
Office: (650) 298-4000

Pascual Benitez

Secretary-Treasurer
San Diego County Alternate Public Defender
Office: (619) 446-2962

Northern Board Members

Ron Weber

Immediate Past President
Tulare County Public Defender
Office: (559) 636-4500

Carlos Carrera

Sonoma County Public Defender
Office: (707) 565-3163

Nigel Phillips

San Francisco Public Defender
Office: (415) 553-9619

Jerry Maya

Past President
Alameda County Public Defender
Office: (510) 272-3804

Josie Ceniceros

Past President & Membership Chair
Marin County Public Defender
Office: (415) 473-7892

Hector Botello

Past President
Alameda County Public Defender
Office: (510) 272-6650

Southern Board Members

Valerie Preciado

Orange County Public Defender
Office: (949) 476-4888

Leslie Harris

San Bernardino County Public Defender
Office: (760) 261-5307

Lawanda Lyons-Pruitt

Santa Barbara County Public Defender
Office: (805) 346-7510

Sonia Ruiz

Orange County Public Defender
Office: (714) 834-5369

Leticia Macias

Past President
Los Angeles County Public Defender
Office: (213) 974-2840

Elizabeth Aguilar

Los Angeles County Public Defender
Office: (213) 974-2852