Rebecca Pynoos

Class of 2017

Rebecca Pynoos loves people and places.  She is dedicated to improving, enriching and stimulating lives in the city and the life of the city.   She has an interdisciplinary background that includes program and community development as well as expertise in gerontology. Rebecca also has a keen interest and enthusiasm for design, urban planning and architecture.  Passionate about the dynamic nexus between people and places, Rebecca is committed to creating  innovative and impactful programs, thoughtful policies, collaborative solutions and creative environments that foster vibrant, interconnected and sustainable communities.


Rebecca received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy and Classical Studies from Brandeis University.  She earned her Master's degree in Social Work from the University of Southern California, where she focused on community planning, policy and administration, with particular interest in aging, housing and homelessness.  She has completed additional graduate coursework in architecture and historic preservation at the University of Southern California.  Rebecca was appointed to the inaugural Cultural Heritage Commission for the City of Beverly Hills in 2012.  She currently serves as Chair.

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