Douglas Erber has more than three decades of leadership experience in nonprofit organizations. He is a strong advocate for early intervention for children with ASD and other developmental challenges. Erber serves as a member of the board of trustees of the Harbor Regional Center and in 2014, California Governor Jerry Brown appointed Erber to the state’s Interagency Coordinating Council (ICC) on Early Intervention where he serves as co-chairman. Erber is president of the Japan America Society of Southern California, a nonprofit membership organization founded in 1909 to build meaningful relationships between Japanese and Americans. He is also a member of the board of the National Association of Japan-America Societies, a member of the World Trade Week Committee of the LA Area Chamber of Commerce, a board of governor of the LA County Economic Development Corporation and advisor and past president of the Sister City Association of Huntington Beach. He also is an advisor to the Global Organization for Leadership and Diversity (GOLD). Erber earned his bachelor of arts degree at CSU, Long Beach.