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Conservancy Board of Directors

The San Dieguito River Valley Conservancy is governed by the San Dieguito River Valley Conservancy Board of Directors. Under the By-laws, Directors are elected by the Board with terms of office limited to two three-year periods. The Board of Directors elects officers including: President, Vice President, Corporate Secretary, and Treasurer. Board work is conducted through a series of committees with Conservancy member participation.

The present members and officers of the Conservancy Board of Directors:

Brad Bartlett, President

Escondido resident. Retired real estate attorney.

Nate Northup, Vice-President

Nate retired from the County in 2012, after 33 years with County Counsel’s Office.

Peter DeFrancesca, CPA Treasurer

Solana Beach resident. Certified Public Accountant with AKT, Carlsbad.

Kate Sheehan, M.D., Secretary

Del Mar Resident. Private practice OB-GYN.


Peter Shapiro, Past President

Rancho Santa Fe resident. Managing Director of Sage Leadership Coaching and retired human resources executive.

Bill Adelson

Ramona resident. Director of West Coast Operations, Solaire Sunpower carports.

Slader Buck

Deputy Project Leader, San Diego National Wildlife Refuge Complex at U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

Keith Colestock

Santa Luz resident. Retired financial advisor.

Shelley Glenn Lee

Carmel Mountain Ranch resident. Elementary Teacher High Tech Elementary North County.

Donald Mosier, Ph.D., M.D.

Del Mar resident. Professor Emeritus in the Department of Immunology & Microbial Science at the Scripps Research Institute.

Immo Scheffler, Ph.D.

Del Mar Resident. Professor Emeritus, University of California, San Diego.

Robert Sheppard

Carlsbad resident. Retired college professor

William Simmons, J.D.

La Jolla resident. Attorney at Law.

Karen ZoBell, J.D.

Solana Beach resident. Attorney at Law.

Conservancy Board of Directors Meetings

The 3rd Wednesday of each month at 6:30 pm

The election of Board members and Board officers take place at the annual Board meeting in March.

Public welcome. Please contact our office at (858) 755-6956 or sdrvc@sdrvc.org for the agenda and to confirm the meeting date and location.