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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:

Peter Shapiro, President

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

Brad Bartlett, Vice President

Escondido resident. Retired real estate attorney.

Peter DeFrancesca, CPA Treasurer

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

Bonnie Hepburn, M.D., Secretary

Lake Hodges resident. Pharmaceutical industry consultant and volunteer faculty member at the UCSD School of Medicine.

Bill Adelson

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

Carol Angus

Ramona resident. Former member of the Ramona Planning Group.

Shelley Glenn Lee

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

Chris Khoury, M.D.

Escondido resident. Private practice psychiatrist and former Conservancy President.

Nate Northup, retired attorney.

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

Greg Roberson, AIA, LEED BD+C

Ramona resident. Director of Sustainable Design with RJC Architects, Inc.

Immo Scheffler, Ph.D.

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

Kate Sheehan, M.D.

Del Mar Resident. Private practice OB-GYN.


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.