Douglas R. Boyd, Sr., President
Douglas R. Boyd, Sr., was appointed to the Board in 2008. He has been an attorney for the past 31 years, practicing in the areas of state and local taxation, criminal, governmental and administrative law. He has also served as chief of staff to a state legislator, a member of the State Board of Equalization and as chief deputy assessor for Los Angeles County.
Mr. Boyd earned a bachelor's degree from the University of Maryland, a master's degree in Public Administration from Pepperdine University and a Juris Doctorate from Loyola Law School. He serves on several nonprofit boards and has a long history of involvement with the Boy Scouts of America. An Eagle Scout, Mr. Boyd and his wife Linda are the proud parents of 11 children and have also been foster parents. Both of his parents were public school teachers, his father for half a century.
Mr. Boyd has served as a judge pro tempore in Los Angeles County Municipal and Superior Courts, and received a commendation from the Los Angeles County Superior Court in 2002 for his volunteer efforts.
He served three years overseas as a sergeant in the U.S. Air Force, and was awarded the Air Force Commendation Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Good Conduct Medal and Outstanding Unit award with Combat V device.