About APA Central Coast

The Central Coast Section is part of theĀ American Planning Association‘s California Chapter and serves San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, and Ventura Counties.

OUR MISSION

The Central Coast Section aims to provide planning professionals, elected officials, and community members with services, support, and information to advance planning in the Central Coast and beyond.

2021 APA Central Coast Strategic Plan
2021 APA Central Coast Bylaws
2019 APA Central Coast Annual Report
2018 APA Central Coast Annual Report

Our Board of Directors

DIRECTOR

Rachel Raynor, AICP

RRM Design Group
Santa Barbara

SUB-SECTION DIRECTORS

Spencer Johnson, CNU-A
San Luis Obispo

Lisa Wise Consulting
San Luis Obispo

Tess Harris
Santa Barbara

City of Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara

Clay Downing
Ventura County

County of Ventura
Ventura

SECTION OFFICERS

Hollee King Winegar, MPA, AICP
Awards/Events

Sites Pacific, Inc.
Ventura

Spencer Johnson
California Planning Foundation Liaison

Lisa Wise Consulting
San Luis Obispo

Lilly Rudolph, AICP
Diversity, Equity, and Membership

Rincon Consultants
Ventura

Selena Evilsizor Whitney, AICP
Finance

County of Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara

Amy Sinsheimer, AICP
Legislative

PlaceWorks
San Luis Obispo

Tanner Shelton, AICP
Professional Development

Jensen Design & Survey
Ventura

Michelle D’Anna
Programs and Social

Company
Area

Jessica Metzger, AICP
Public Information

City of Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara

Brandi Cummings
Social Media

SWCA
Santa Barbara

Matt Wilkins, PLA
Webmaster

KTUA Planning + Landscape Architecture
Orcutt

YOUNG AND EMERGING PLANNERS (YEP) OFFICERS

Ethan Stan
San Luis Obispo

Cal Poly, City & Regional Planning
San Luis Obispo

Lexi Journey
Santa Barbara

Rincon Consultants, Inc.
Santa Barbara

Dillan Murray
Ventura County

County of Ventura
Ventura

STUDENT REPRESENTATIVES

Kristie Woo
Cal Poly San Luis Obispo

Undergraduate Student Rep
San Luis Obispo

Nick Johnston
Cal Poly San Luis Obispo

Graduate Student Rep
San Luis Obispo

Position TBD
Cal Poly San Luis Obispo

Undergraduate Student Rep
San Luis Obispo

Alejandro Sanchez
UCSB

Undergraduate Student Rep
Santa Barbara

Alex Brown
UCSB

Graduate Student Rep
Santa Barbara

Camilla Bobroff
UCSB

Graduate Student Rep
Santa Barbara

Participate + Network

There are many ways to volunteer and get involved with the Central Coast section of APA. We offer mentoring programs, board positions, volunteer opportunities at events, and many more options. Participate with your planning community, meet people, and grow your understanding of this amazing profession.

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