Our honorary host committee was chaired by Mayor Eric Garcetti and includes Governor Gray Davis (Ret.), Mayor Richard Riordan (Ret.) City Attorney Mike Feuer, Beverly Hills Mayor John Mirisch, Beverly Hills City Council Members Lili Bosse, Willie Brien, MD, Julian Gold MD, Nancy Krasne, BHUSD Superintendent Dr. Gary Woods, BHUSD Board of Education President, Noah Margo, BHUSD Board of Education Members Dr. Myra Demeter (Ret.), Brian Goldberg, PhD, Howard Goldstein Lewis Hall, Lisa Korbatov, Myra Lurie (Ret.), Jackie and Arthur Burdorf, Wendy Goldberg, Publisher/Editor Beverly Hills Weekly Josh Gross, Associate Publisher/Editor Beverly Hills Courier Marcia Hobbs, BHUSD Educator Rachelle Marcus, Michael K. Obeng MD, Children's Book Writers and Illustrators Executive Director Lin Oliver, and Los Angeles Public Library Commissioner Rita Walters.
Our Celebrity Committee was comprised of Amy Brenneman, Susana Dosamantes, Malcolm McDowell, Kevin McKidd, Pauley Perrette, Jane Seymour and Tavis Smiley
Frances and Dorian Bilak, Naya Bloom and Drew Furedi, Lili and Jon Bosse, Wrenn and Bill Chais, Wendy and Leonard Goldberg, Debra Hammond, Robin Keefe, Michael J. Libow, Kelly Merryman, Jeff and Leanne Richardson, Ken and Laura Stovitz, Patti and Bob Tanenbaum, Brian Yacker, Carol and David Zaslow
Double Word Benefactors
Steven Jay Katzman, Sahara and Jordan Pynes, Jean Rosenblatt