BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Zaferia Business Association Board of Directors

The ZBA Board of Directors is made up of seven members, each serving a two-year term.  The Board meets most months of the year on the second Thursday of the month. 

The next regular meeting of the Board will be held:

August 12, 2021, 9 am, at the Long Beach Playhouse: 5021 E. Anaheim St. The Agenda will be posted HERE 72 hours in advance of the meeting. Questions? Contact our Executive Director at 562-305-7102 or email director@zaferia.org.

For more information about the ZBA organization, go to the Member Resources page. 

Madison Mooney
President
Madison is the Executive Director of the Long Beach Playhouse. She moved to Long Beach to attend CSULB and study theatre. After graduating with a Bachelor's Degree in Theatre Arts, she worked on numerous productions and projects with the Long Beach Playhouse before being hired full time as Business & Operations Manager in 2012. Madison recently graduated from the Leadership Long Beach Institute where she increased her motivation to make Long Beach a better place!
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Zain Ramjan
Vice President

Zain is the Chief Operating Officer at Sani-Tec USA. The company also owns and operates Crystal Auto Spa.

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Lisa Lowe
Treasurer

Lisa Lowe is the President and Creative director of Sugarbooger®, Living Goods®, and Oré Pet™ by Oré Originals®, a design driven wholesale product company based in Long Beach for over 25 years. Born and raised in California, she brings her sunny esthetic to the fun and functional products she designs for children, pets, and the home.

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Dean Lockwood
Secretary

Dean Lockwood is a Southern California native, growing up in Palm Springs. He attended San Diego State University where he received his Bachelor’s Degree in Applied Arts & Sciences with an emphasis in Youth and Family Agency Administration. His background also includes over 10 years of nonprofit leadership as executive director of a Senior Center in Palm Springs California. He has also worked with a number of non-profit agencies, including Boys and Girls Clubs, Financial Counseling agencies, and Domestic Violence Shelters.

Dean is the Director of Development & Community Outreach for Su Casa – Ending Domestic Violence in Long Beach. Su Casa provides shelter and supportive services that touch over 3,600 survivors of domestic violence each year.

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Tokotah Ashcraft
Director

Tokotah Ashcraft is the Director of Community Engagement and Programs at Compound. She has dedicated the majority of her adult life to community building for various local organizations such as the Bixby Knolls Business Improvement Association, Downtown Long Beach Alliance, Intertrend Communications and POW! WOW! Long Beach. Tokotah was born and raised in the Arizona desert but has called Long Beach home for over 10 years. 

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Alan Gomez
Director

Alan Gomez is the owner/operator of Commodity. Commodity opened in 2017 as a result of Alan & his wife moving back to California from Oregon and him not wanting to rework resumes, instead he decided to start his own business. Coming from nearly a decade in the beer industry as well as the coffee industry, Commodity specializes in everything coffee & beer.

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Jennifer Little
Director

Jennifer Little is the Owner of The Park Hotel, since 1996. She is also involved in the day to day operation's of  her husband business Colucci Bros. Plumbing, LLC. Which moved to the Zaferia District in 2015. She is a native of So. California and has resided in Long Beach for over 30 Years.