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 meeting of the Board will be held:

March 11, 2020, 9 am, via Zoom. The Agenda will be posted HERE 72 hours in advance of the meeting. Members of the public that would like to attend should contact our Director at 562-305-7102 or email to obtain call-in access.

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

Nominations for the ZBA Board of Directors

Online Form Open Until March 8
Interested in serving on the Zaferia Business Association Board of Directors? There are three 2-year positions and one 1-year position open for election by the members. The Nominating Committee will announce a slate of candidates at the March 11 meeting of the Board of Directors. Additional nominations may be made from the floor by members in good standing at the March 11 meeting.
(Refer to the ZBA Bylaws)
Click here for the Nomination form.
Email or call us at 562-305-7102 if you have questions about duties and time commitment.
Madison Mooney
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
Scott Bristol
Scott Bristol is the Controller for Brascia Builders, a General Contracting Firm headquartered in Long Beach specializing in Healthcare, Hospitality & Institutional Construction. Scott graduated from the University of Nevada, Reno with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and a major in Accounting. A Long Beach resident, he enjoys the small town feel of this large and diverse city.
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Jonathan Han

Jonathan Han is the Branch Manager and Vice President for Farmers & Merchants, a financial institution who has been servicing the community of Long Beach since 1907, where Jonathan joined the F&M family in 2016. He’s also a husband and father of two and serves as a deacon at his church in Huntington Beach. 

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Alan Gomez

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.
Dean Lockwood

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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Lisa Lowe

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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Tracy Ames
Member Outreach Coordinator
The Red Leprechaun Restaurant was founded in July 2012 by Tracy Ames. We are an "Irish-American restaurant" located in the heart of the East Anaheim Business District and have been recognized as one of the top ten Irish-American restaurants in Long Beach and in the Press Telegram. This beautiful quirky area has its own personality and is unique in "New Celtic foods" made daily. Tracy has 20 years in business hospitality and has experiences in multiple countries: Ireland, Germany, Spain, India, England, and more. The restaurant blends her international experiences and provide quality Irish-American food. At the Red Leprechaun Tracy focuses on authenticity, ambiance, and great food! We at the Red Leprechaun offer quality hand-crafted beer, California wines, and affordable delicious food. We look forward to having a Guinness and getting to know you. “There are no strangers here, only friends you haven’t met!”
The Red Leprechaun