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Board of Directors

Jodi Davis
Jodi Davis

Chairperson

Jodi is the President and CEO of Crossroads Staffing.  Crossroads was named the largest staffing company by the Pacific Coast Business Times for the last 10+ years and prides itself on customer-driven solutions.  Crossroads provides recruitment, training, and interviewing services for businesses throughout California as well as nationwide specialized and executive-level searches. 
Jodi has obtained both her PHR (Professional in Human Resources and CSP (California Staffing Professional) accreditations and has been awarded Top 50 Women in Business by Pacific Coast Business Times and Woman Business Owner of the Year by NAWBO.  Jodi has been in the staffing industry since 1998 and has served on EAC boards of directors since 2004.
Diane MacKinnon
Diane MacKinnon

Secretary

Diane’s recent experience includes Human Resources Director at Adams Wine Group. She is bilingual Spanish and English-speaking professional with over 20 years of experience in the field of Human Resources. 
Diane attended California Lutheran University to complete her SPHR and is a member of Professional in Human Resources Association and the Society for Human Resource Management.
Gail Kasovac
Gail Kasovac

Hospitality Chair

Gail joined the EAC Board in 2005. She is a client services rep and corporate trainer for Barrington Staffing Services in Thousand Oaks.

Rochelle Nitka
Rochelle Nitka

Membership Chair

Rochelle is the Principal at TOTAL TALENT PARTNERS and has over 18 years’ experience in Talent Acquisition and Senior Management. Her entrepreneurial experience includes successfully launching multiple office locations and regions for Fortune 500 and mid-market Staffing firms. She works closely with business owners and senior management to develop strategic recruiting solutions, developing custom programs including but not limited to specialized orientation, unique recruiting and refining outreach resources for hard to fill positions. Rochelle continues to keep up to date on all HR compliance and talent related regulations through serving on several educational association board positions such as, Employer Advisory Council and National Human Resources Association.

Bob Phillips
Bob Phillips

Member at Large

Bob Phillips has been in the insurance business since 1973. Located in Westlake Village, California, Bob is a trusted advisor to his clients and provides personal and business insurance solutions for his clients.
Adam Treiger
Adam Treiger

Vice Chair

Mr. Treiger concentrates his practice on complex employment and business law counseling and litigation. Mr. Treiger’s employment law practice focuses on litigation prevention and day-to-day employment law counseling, as well as on representing employer clients in federal and state court, administrative or arbitration settings in wage and hour, discrimination, harassment, trade secrets, and wrongful termination disputes. In addition, Mr. Treiger handles a wide variety of business transactions for his clients, including drafting and negotiating all types of agreements, forming legal entities, and handling mergers & acquisitions.
Mr. Treiger is a frequent speaker and blogger who has authored numerous articles and has appeared on radio shows, including NPR’s Morning Edition. Mr. Treiger obtained his law degree magna cum laude from Georgetown University Law Center in 1994, where he served as senior editor of the law review and was admitted to the Order of the Coif.  Mr. Treiger was admitted to the CA State Bar in 1994.
Laura Withrow
Laura Withrow

Programs Chair

Laura is an employment law attorney and owner of Withrow Employment Law. Laura has been one of the top-rated employment law attorneys in Ventura County for the past several years and has been recognized as a Super Lawyer for the past five years.
Her practice encompasses all aspects of employment law, including litigation defense, representation of employers in hearings before administrative agencies, management training, and counseling employers on issues relating to employment agreements, commission plans, hiring, firings, and other personnel matters.
Alexis Winningham
Alexis Winningham

SHRM/HRCI Certification Chair

Alexis is the Human Resources Manager for Profit Strategies, Inc. She is also a licensed insurance broker, bookkeeper, and a SHRM certified professional. Alexis has been a board member of the East Ventura EAC since 2017 and a CEAC alternate since 2015.
Candice Bleiler

EDD Employment Program Representative

EDD Representative
David Navarrete
David Navarrete

EDD Veterans's Workforce Specialist

EDD Representative
Sharon Martin
Sharon Martin

Treasurer

Sharon Martin is the president of Profit Strategies, Inc., which helps small businesses achieve their vision and profit potential by providing experts in the area of bookkeeping, human resources, and benefit design and management. 
Located in Westlake Village, Profit Strategies allows the business owner to tap into resources they would otherwise not afford and can create efficiencies that actually save them time and money, getting them back to what they do best.
James Nagy
James Nagy

Technology Chair

As a strategic leader and entrepreneur, James Nagy has a record of generating growth by leveraging the latest technologies to drive sales, marketing, product development, and profitability. He is known for identifying and capitalizing on market trends, developing effective tactics for implementation, enhancing operating performance, and serving as a trusted advisor and business partner. Skilled at working across operations, James builds strong, cross-functional relationships and communicates complex technical information to diverse internal and external stakeholders.
Amanda Barrios
Amanda Barrios

Social Media Chair

Amanda is the Human Resources Manager for Rapattoni Corporation, a real estate software company in Simi Valley. Amanda has been a board member of the East Ventura EAC since 2009.
Katelyn Kolakowski
Katelyn Kolakowski

Social Media Marketing

Katelyn is the Staff Relations Programs Manager for The Cheesecake Factory. She has over 10 years of experience working in human resources, with an emphasis on employee relations. Katelyn joined the East Ventura County EAC Board in 2023.  

Meghan B. Clark
Meghan B. Clark

Member at Large

Meghan is a past chair of the EVCEAC and employment law attorney.  She provides day-to-day advice to employers on every employment question possible, including handling terminations, development of employment policies, and counseling employees. She regularly presents trainings to her clients on best management practices and represents employers in litigation. Meghan has handled over 40 appeals, including published decisions. She has also obtained dismissals or favorable rulings for employers from the EEOC, DFEH, EDD, and DLSE.