Porter Bibb: Investment banker with Ladenburg Thalmann; media and entertainment specialist. Ruth Galanter: Los Angeles Councilwoman, district includes Playa Vista. Anthony Thigpen: Chairman of AGENDA, Organizer of the Los Angeles Metro Alliance. David Abel: Lawyer at Abel & Associates publisher of Metro Investment Report, and the Planning Report; monthly newsletters covering public infrastructure investment and land use. Marcia Hanscom: Project Director, Wetlands Action Network. Recently filed notice to sue Army Corp of Engineers under endangered species act. Joel Kotkin: Economist. an International Fellow at the Pepperdine University School of Business and Management. Frequent op-ed contributor to the LA Times and Author of Tribes: How Race Religion and Identity Determine Success in the New Global Economy. Carlyle Hall: Attorney in private practice with Hall and Associates. Represents Friends of Ballona Wetlands. Co-founder of center for law in public interest. 1993, ahll and associates Dr. David Lawrence: Chair and CEO, Kaiser Permanente. Emily Lau: Member of Democratic Party of Hong Kong. Leading democratic advocate in Hong Kong.