WIN Board

Renée Delphin-Rodriguez, Esq., Board President

Renée currently serves as General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer for SynerMed and was previously in-house counsel for DaVita HealthCare Partners and a corporate attorney at Munger, Tolles & Olson.  She offers WIN a wealth of legal expertise in contract negotiations.  She takes on active leadership roles by serving on the boards of several Los Angeles area organizations including Homeboy Industries, the Los Angeles County Bar Foundation and the Black Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles. Renée graduated from Yale University with a degree in history and went on to receive her J.D. from UCLA School of Law in 2006.

Renee Delphin-Rodriguez

Ana Zeledón Friendly

Formerly the Associate Director of the Venice Family Clinic, one of WIN’s partner agencies, Ana is one of WIN’s founding members. She has devoted her career to improving the health of Los Angeles County’s families with the most need, including many native-born and immigrant Latinos with particular needs for culturally appropriate services. Ana has received the Robert F. Allen Symbol of H.O.P.E Award (Helping Other People through Empowerment) presented by the American Journal of Health Promotion and been recognized by La Opinion, the largest Spanish language newspaper in the country, for her outstanding work in helping the Hispanic communities of Los Angeles access health care services. Ana has a bachelor’s in psychology from Lewis and Clark College and a master’s in public health from UCLA.

 Ana Zeledón Friendly, MPH BOARD TREASURER

Katherine Huang, Esq., Acting Board Secretary

As the principal of a law practice and a former partner at the nationally recognized firm of Munger, Tolles & Olson, Katherine brings to WIN her legal expertise and a substantial corporate network.  Prior to private practice, she served as a law clerk to the Honorable Samuel A. Alito, Jr., then on the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.  Katherine received her J.D. from the Yale Law School and graduated summa cum laude from Harvard College.  With longtime commitment to children’s issues, she has taught math, science, language skills, and creative writing to students ranging from preschool-aged children to college students.  Katherine currently volunteers with youth programs and is actively involved in mentoring and training law school graduates.

Natalie Levine, LCSW

Natalie is mostly retired from her 40-year career in the mental health field, where she recently served as the Program Director of Family Service of Santa Monica, a division of Vista del Mar Child and Family Services. Natalie’s career highlights a commitment to the provision of high quality mental health services to underserved communities and participation in the development of a variety of programs targeting prevention and early intervention services. She brings to WIN many years of experience as a clinician and as an administrator in a local, community-based, county mental health contract setting. Natalie earned a Master of Social Work from the University of California, Berkeley.

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Nina Tepper, PhD

With a Ph.D. in developmental and clinical psychology from Yale University, Nina brings valuable clinical expertise to the group. Her experience includes clinical and research training at the Yale Child Study Center and clinical work with the UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute, UCLA Child and Adolescent OCD and Anxiety Disorders Clinic and the Connecticut Children’s Medical Center. Nina’s extensive understanding of child development, including both assessment and treatment, will be a tremendous asset to the expansion and development of WIN’s long-term program goals.

Helen Omapas

Helen is Director, Senior Counsel – IP for Harman International Industries, Inc. She manages the global trademark and designs patent portfolios and brand enforcement. She is admitted in both the New York State Bar and the California State Bar.  In addition to being involved in many legal organizations, including INTA, ACC-SoCal, WLALA, and serving as co-chair in the Women in IP Committee for LAIPLA, she is also an active mentor to young people as a Big Sister with the Catholic Big Sisters and Big Brothers organization. In the past, she has enjoyed tutoring with Score@Kaplan and helping K-12 students with learning development.


Carron Brown

An expert marketing executive for over a decade and a half, Carron brings marketing/advertising expertise to WIN. She is driven to make an impact in the world via different avenues, one of them being her production company, Virgo Drive, which focuses on material that challenges conventional norms and provides a positive spotlight for women and people of color. She currently serves on the LA executive teams for both ColorComm and ThinkLA DIG (Diversity, Inclusion and Gender). She is also on the Georgetown University Alumni Admissions Committee, where she interviews and assesses prospective students. Carron believes in WIN’s ability to make a difference in a child’s life early enough that there’s a greater possibility to circumvent the negative ramifications of poverty, abuse and lack of engagement.

Mike Aaronson

Mike currently serves as SVP, Digital Distribution for Universal Pictures Home Entertainment. He previously worked in product development at Comcast and began his career in strategy consulting with LEK Consulting. As a successful entertainment and digital media executive, Mike brings strategic and financial planning, digital media, and marketing knowledge to WIN. His wife currently serves as the Chief of Pediatrics at Kaiser Permanente in Panorama City, which has given him tremendous perspective on pediatric health issues and the practice of preventative care to improve patient outcomes. He has been active on the fundraising committee for the Encino Sherman Oaks Girls Fast Pitch Softball League and spent time volunteering with The Giving Spirit to pack and distribute survival kits to the homeless in LA.


Jessica Lehman, PsyD, LCSW

Early intervention and multi-generational psychological and social issues are very important to Jessica, and she is particularly aware of the concerns facing immigrants and adopted children. With 35 years of clinical experience in private practice, she has specialized in working with parents and young children with developmental issues. She received her master’s degree in social work from USC and her PsyD in psychoanalysis from the Los Angeles Institute and Society for Psychoanalytic Studies. She developed a curriculum for the Extension division of LAISPS on Infancy, Early Childhood and Parent Psychotherapy, and she currently teaches and oversees the program. Previously, she has also co-chaired both the Admissions committee and the Progression committee at LAISPS.