Rebecca Pynoos

Class of 2017

Rebecca Pynoos has an interdisciplinary background that includes community development, social work, gerontology, urban planning and architectural and historic preservation.  Passionate about the dyanmic interplay between people and places, she is committed to creating innovative and impactful programs, policies and solutions that foster vibrant, interconnected, and convivial communities.
Rebecca  was appointed by Mayor Barry Brucker to the inaugural Cultural Heritage Commission for the City of Beverly Hills in 2012.  She currently serves as chair. Rebecca holds a BA in Philosophy and Classical Studies from Brandeis University.  She also holds an MSW from the University of Southern California, where she focused on community planning, organizing and business innovation, with a particular interest in housing and homelessness.  She has completed graduate coursework in architecture, heritage conservation and business at the University of Southern California and coursework in urban planning at UC Berkeley.  

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