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 CC Strategic Plan
2021 APA CC Bylaws
2021 APA CC Annual Report
2020 APA CC Annual Report
2019 APA CC Annual Report
2018 APA CC Annual Report

Our Board of Directors

DIRECTOR

Rachel Raynor, AICP

RRM Design Group
Santa Barbara

SUB-SECTION DIRECTORS

Peyton Ratto
San Luis Obispo
Tess Harris
Santa Barbara

City of Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara

Joel Hayes
Ventura County

County of Ventura
Ventura

SECTION OFFICERS

Hollee King Winegar, MPA, AICP
Awards/Events

Sites Pacific, Inc.
Ventura

Kimmie Nguyen, AICP
California Planning Foundation Liaison

RRM Design Group
San Luis Obispo

Lilly Rudolph, AICP
Diversity, Equity, and Membership

Rincon Consultants
Ventura

Selena Evilsizor Whitney, AICP
Finance

ESA
Santa Barbara

Amy Sinsheimer, AICP
Legislative

PlaceWorks
San Luis Obispo

Mike Rodriguez
Professional Development

Planning Consultant
Morro Bay

Position Available – Join Our Board
Programs and Social
Position Available – Join Our Board
Public Information
Brandi Cummings
Social Media

SWCA
Santa Barbara

Matt Wilkins, PLA
Webmaster

KTUA Planning + Landscape Architecture
Orcutt

Position Available – Join Our Board
Sponsorships & Fundraising

YOUNG AND EMERGING PLANNERS (YEP) OFFICERS

Haley Kolosieke
Santa Barbara

Suzanne Elledge
Santa Barbara

Whitney Wilkinson
Santa Barbara

County of Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara

Pamela Arciniega
San Luis Obispo
Jerilyn Hollis
Ventura

County of Ventura
Ventura

STUDENT REPRESENTATIVES

Gabrielle DeLavallade
Cal Poly San Luis Obispo

Undergraduate Student Rep
Santa Barbara

Peyton Ratto
Cal Poly San Luis Obispo

Subsection Director + Graduate Student Representative
San Luis Obispo

Position Open – Join Our Board
UCSB

Student Rep
Santa Barbara

Position Open – Join Our Board
TBD

Student Rep
Ventura

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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