Valley 200 - 2021-07-19




Valley Alliance of Neighborhood Councils Jill Barad & Associates Jill Banks Barad is a longtime civic leader and businesswoman in the San Fernando Valley. Through her consulting firm, Jill Barad & Associates, she has provided services for federal, state, local and judicial campaigns. Barad is the founder and chair of the Valley Alliance of Neighborhood Councils, a coalition of 34 neighborhood groups; the organization created an award for leadership excellence in Barad’s name. She also was the founder and president for 15 years of the Sherman Oaks neighborhood council. Her civic engagement has included serving on the boards of the Valley Industry and Commerce Association, Habitat for Humanity, the Valley Community Legal Foundation and the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power. Barad is a six-time finalist for the for the Fernando Award. ALMA MATER: Temple University BEST ADVICE: This, too, shall pass. FAVORITE BOOK: “The Firm” by John Grisham BUCKET LIST: Visit Giverny, which I plan to do next year!


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