Board of Directors of AEALAS Meetings will be held on the third Thursday of every month at 6:30 pm. All Board Meetings are open to the public. Pursuant to the Brown Act, the agendas of the Board of Directors of AEALAS Meetings are posted for public review.
Joel HopkinsExecutive Board Member
Joel Hopkins is a graduate of California Polytechnic University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration. As a 22 year television studio executive, Vice President of Finance, he oversees approximately 300 employees and controls a two billion-dollar budget. Prior to his current position, Joel worked as an Auditor in the banking and entertainment industries. He also owns and manages several rental properties across the country, is an accomplished public speaker and wrote and published a motivational book entitled “Believe and Achieve…”.
Hopkins sat on a City of Duarte advisory board, raised guide dogs for Guide Dogs of America, was a pet adoption counselor at the Pasadena Humane Society, and a convalescent hospital activities volunteer. Hopkins is married and a father of three students currently enrolled at AEA – one son in third grade and twin daughters in kindergarten. In addition, Joel is an avid boater and long distance runner. Born and raised in Southern California, he was educated in the public school system.