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Agricultural Preservation and Open Space District Advisory Committee

The Committee shall render advice and make recommendations to the Board of Directors on matters that the Board may, from time to time, refer to the Committee for its consideration. http://www.sonomaopenspace.org/who-we-are/board-and-advisors/#simple-faq-item-3.

Authority

Board of Directors, Ag. Preservation & Open Space District: Resolution 99-0962; 7/20/99 (Rescinds 91-0219, 02/05/91)

Duties

The Committee shall render advice and make recommendations to the Board of Directors on matters that the Board may, from time to time, refer to the Committee for its consideration.

Membership Term

Members of the Committee shall serve 2-year terms. Prior to appointment of Committee members pursuant to subparagraphs (b) thru (f), the Board of Directors shall solicit from the community three or more nominations for each position.

Meeting Schedule

Fourth Thursday of every month - 5:00 p.m. Open Space Office - 747 Mendocino Ave., Santa Rosa

Membership Composition

(a) Two members from each Supervisorial District nominated by the Director representing that District (b) One member representing the District's agricultural interests (c) One member representing the District's environmental community (d) One member representing the District's real estate or real property appraisal industry (e) One member representing the District's business community (f) Three members nominated by the Sonoma County Mayors' and Councilmember's Assn.
17 Members
RepresentingMember NameAppointmentTerm Expires
Agricultural RepresentativeTawny TesconiSumm Act #27, 6/6/20176/6/2019
Business RepresentativeCurt NicholsSumm Act #28, 3/1/20162/16/2018
First DistrictJan McFarlandSumm Act #23, 3/1/20162/21/2018
First DistrictJohn McChesneySumm Act #21, 8/22/20178/21/2019
Second DistrictPaul MartinSumm Act #11, 4/11/20174/10/2019
Second DistrictSue ConleySumm Act #32, 2/10/20152/10/2017
Third DistrictEleanor GroganSumm Act #19, 12/06/201612/6/2018
Third DistrictSteve RabinowitshSumm Act #28, 10/24/20179/22/2019
Fourth DistrictBill SmithSumm Act #18, 1/10/201712/31/2018
Fourth DistrictDoug LiptonSumm Act #14, 9/20/20169/20/2018
Fifth DistrictEvan WiigSumm Act #10, 5/16/20175/15/2019
Fifth DistrictJohn NagleSumm Act #32, 3/17/20153/19/2017
Environmental RepresentativeDon McEnhillSumm Act #30, 2/10/20151/1/2017
Mayors & CouncilmembersGary WysockyAppointed by Mayor's & Councilmembers' Association6/1/2015
Mayors & CouncilmembersJohn Dell'OssoAppointed by Mayors' & Councilmembers' Association6/1/2015
Mayors & CouncilmembersLaurie GallianAppointed by Mayors' & Councilmembers' Association6/1/2015
Real Estate RepresentativeCary FargoSumm Act #29, 2/10/20151/1/2017

Need more information? Contact us via email at maddybook@sonoma-county.org.

Contact Information

Mariah Robson

Open Space District

County of Sonoma

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