Board of Directors
Mayor Loveridge s a member of the National Academy of Public Policy. His statewide and regional service has included Board roles on the broadest array of important organizations: the California Air Resources Board, California Forward Action Fund, California Competes, South Coast Air Quality Management District, Southern California Association of Governments, Western Riverside Council of Governments, and Inland Empire Economic Partnership. He is currently the Director of the UCR Center for Sustainable Suburban Development.
Rose serves as Executive Director of the Fair Housing Council of Riverside County, Inc., a position she has held since 1993. She is committed to promoting fair housing opportunities for all regardless of race, national origin, religion, sex, familial status or disability. Ms. Mayes is an influential community leader who has served on numerous boards and commissions at the local and regional levels. In 2015 she was named Woman of the Year for the 61st Assembly District.
She served for 12 years as a member of the South Coast Air Quality Management District, to which she was appointed by the Senate Rules Committee in 2000. She currently serves on the boards of The James Irvine Foundation, the Civil Rights Institute of Inland Southern California, and the California Housing Foundation, as well as the advisory boards of the School of Public Policy of the University of California Riverside and the Center for Social Justice and Civil Liberties. Jane previously served as a trustee of the Riverside Community College District and has served as chair or president of a number of community organizations.
She has served on the boards of the Riverside Public Library, Riverside Metropolitan Museum, and the City’s Cultural Heritage Board. She is currently a board member of the Civil Rights Institute of Inland Southern California, Inlandia Institute, and the International Relations Council. Su has been a resident of Riverside since 1991. She is married to Lalit Acharya, has two daughters and two grandchildren.
Lalit has a Bachelor of Science in Genetics from Osmania University, Hyderabad, India, a Master of Arts in Journalism and Mass Communication from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and a Doctorate in Communication from the Annenberg School for Communication, University of Southern California. He is also a 2004 Leadership Riverside graduate.
He then went on to supervise the Community Development Block Grant Housing Rehabilitation Program for the City of Riverside’s Redevelopment Agency, where he became an expert in all facets of housing rehabilitation and in homeowner-contractor arbitrations.
While there Q also facilitated the relocation of several historic houses and other structures from the former Press-Enterprise property, managed the demolition of several substandard and dilapidated structures and conducted numerous single housing property inspections. He was involved with the management of the restoration of the Mission Inn prior to its being sold to a private developer.
Q left the Redevelopment Agency after 17 years and began working at a local religious organization in Riverside, where he served for 25 years before retiring. He also served as a Board member in that organization.
He and his wife, Irma, have one child, a daughter, and two grandchildren.
He lead the preparation of a comprehensive update to the Riverside General Plan 2025, a visionary document built on Smart Growth principles, and recognized in 2008 by the Southern California Association of Governments with a Compass Blueprint Distinguished Leadership Award and by the California Chapter of the American Planning Association (CCAPA) with the Award of Merit for Comprehensive Planning. Under Ken’s guidance, the Planning Department was recognized in 2009 by the CCAPA with the Award of Merit for Distinguished Leadership by a Planning firm or agency.
Ken is a planning consultant, a member of AICP, a speaker at numerous workshops and conferences, and teaches as part of a University of California, Riverside Extension Certificate Program.
Bergis’s previous work with community archives and African American collections include leading projects at the Black Metropolis Research Consortium at the University of Chicago, and designing and securing grant funding for the D.C. Africana Archives Project at George Washington University.
Tony Mize is Vice President, Acquisitions & Forward Planning for National CORE. His career in the real estate industry has primarily focused on the development of affordable multifamily and single-family workforce, senior and special needs housing. Tony was an integral part of the company’s early years, serving as Director of Business Development, Acquisitions & Structured Transactions from 1993-1999. Prior to rejoining National CORE, Tony has launched and run his own firms developing, constructing and operating multiple affordable communities. Tony served 10 years as board member and treasurer of the Fair Housing Council of Riverside County and is a current board member of the Civil Rights Institute of Inland Southern California. He is an enrolled member of the Quapaw Nation and Osage Nation. He has long been involved in promoting economic & community development and job creation.