Michael Fleming

Michael Fleming

Executive Director

Photograph of Michael Fleming

Michael Fleming Photo:Patricia Williams

Michael Fleming is the Executive Director of the David Bohnett Foundation – a grant making foundation charged with “improving society through social activism”.

Michael has served on numerous boards and commissions including the Los Angeles Board of Water Power Commissioners – the five member panel that oversees the nation’s largest public utility. He previously served as the President of the East Los Angeles Area Planning Commission and as a Commissioner on the Board of the Los Angeles Convention Center. In 2010, President Barack Obama named Fleming to the White House Council for Community Solutions.

He serves on the boards of numerous non-profit organizations including The Carr Center at Harvard Kennedy School, Southern California Grantmakers and public radio powerhouse KCRW, where he served as Chairman of the Board and Co-Chair of their capital campaign.  For nearly 20 years he’s been an adjunct professor of organizational development and public policy at UCLA; from 2013 to 2016 he was also an adjunct professor of public policy at NYU.

Michael is married to California Court of Appeal Justice Luis A. Lavin.