Background

A proud product of the Conejo Valley

Anthony was born and raised in Thousand Oaks and has dedicated his life to supporting his community. He attended Westlake High School, where he met his wife, Meisha, in the WHS choir. In high school, Anthony had his first insider experience with the CRPD as a Thousand Oaks Teen Center Advisory Committee member. He organized dozens of concerts, community events, and fundraisers. 

 

Anthony has volunteered for several local non-profits, including the Arts Council of the Conejo Valley, The New West Symphony, Five Star Theatricals, and Gold Coast Performing Arts Association. He was awarded Youth Volunteer of the Year by the Association of Fundraising Professionals in 2017. In 2019, he was appointed by City Council to the City of Thousand Oaks Arts and Culture Roundtable. He currently serves as the Commission’s inaugural Chair.

 

He attended UCLA, where he double-majored in History and Middle Eastern Studies, and is currently pursuing his Master's Degree in Public Administration from Cornell University. In his professional career, Anthony serves as the Senior Field Representative for State Assemblywoman Suzette Valladares and was recently selected as one of the Chamber of Commerce's 40 Under Forty in the Conejo Valley for 2022. 

Anthony's daughter, Aria, was born in Thousand Oaks in 2021. 

 

Experience: 

 

Chair, City of Thousand Oaks Arts and Culture Roundtable Commission

Board of Directors, City of Simi Valley Youth Employment Service Advisory Council

Board of Directors, Gold Coast Performing Arts Association

Board of Directors, New Dimension of Hope Organization

Former Board of Directors/Director of Events and Hospitality (2018-2020), Arts Council of the Conejo Valley

Member, StartUp Simi Valley Committee

Member, Many Mansions Advisory Committee

Member, Aliso Canyon Community Advisory Committee

 

 Honors: 

40 Under Forty Award 2022, Greater Conejo Valley Chamber of Commerce

Sloan Fellowship, Jewish Graduate Student Initiative 

President's Volunteer Service Award, 2019

Youth Volunteer of the Year 2017, SFV Association of Fundraising Professionals