LaVal Brewer brings to Playworks more than three decades of experience in nonprofit management, with more than a decade of experience in executive and development roles. He recently supported the work of Southern California nonprofit and for-profit corporate employee volunteer programs as a consultant through the Long Beach Nonprofit Partnership and OneOC (formerly the Volunteer Center of Orange County).
LaVal has served as executive director for several YMCAs throughout Southern California. He is passionate about youth development, strengthening communities, volunteerism, and engaging for-profit organizations to address local issues. LaVal believes that play is essential at all levels of human development. LaVal is a trainer for CaliforniaVolunteers, serves on the board of the Capistrano Unified School District Foundation, is a Rotarian, and regularly volunteers in his community. LaVal is married and has three daughters. He is looking forward to playing switch, four corners, and koosh ball pickle during office recess.