Local Appointments

Local Appointments

Arts Commission

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Qualifications: Must be a resident of Elk Grove

Name of Appointee Date of Appointment Appointment Review
Cheryl Griess April 16, 2003 December 2024
Sally Guttridge September 4, 2002 December 2024
Liz Irons January 14, 2015 December 2024
Nan Mahon February 28, 2007 December 2024
Leslie Sandefur September 23, 2015 December 2024

Disability Advisory Committee

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Qualifications: Must be a resident of Elk Grove. The Disability Advisory Committee shall include members drawn from persons with disabilities or their immediate families, organizations serving or representing persons with disabilities from the general public with interest and/or knowledge about disability issues and who have a broad community perspective. *Note: At least three (3) of the members will be persons with a disability.

Name of Appointee Date of Appointment Appointment Review
Bruce Cager July 13, 2016 December 2024
Steve Capps* January 14, 2015 December 2024
Ted Clark* February 23, 2011 December 2024
Ann Hennessey January 23, 2019 December 2024
Valerie Shatraw* March 22, 2023 December 2024

Diversity and Inclusion Commission

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Qualifications: 18 years of age, reside in the City of Elk Grove, and be registered to vote

Name of Appointee Date of Appointment Appointment Review
Delia Baulwin January 12, 2022 December 2024
Jessica Carter April 11, 2018 December 2024
Jinky Dolar May 23, 2012 December 2024
Kelly Le October 25, 2023 December 2024
Tina Lee-Vogt February 24, 2021 December 2024
Bhavin Parikh July 27, 2016 December 2024
Jenny Rodriquez December 13, 2023 December 2024
Reina Tarango December 14, 2022 December 2024
Michael Thomas January 12, 2022 December 2024
Vacant Scheduled for February 28, 2024 -

Historic Preservation Committee

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Qualifications: 18 years of age, reside in the City of Elk Grove, and be registered to vote

Name of Appointee Date of Appointment Appointment Review
Dennis Buscher (voting member) June 13, 2007 December 2024
Peggy Forseth-Andrews (voting member) September 12, 2018 December 2024
Nadia Melgoza (voting member) February 24, 2021 December 2024
Daniel Ming (voting member) April 25, 2018 December 2024
Brian Van Lente (voting member) February 13, 2019 December 2024
Rachel Simi (alternate member) October 25, 2023 December 2024
Vacant (alternate member) Recruitment Actively Open -

Measure E Citizens' Oversight Committee

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Qualifications: Applicants must be at least 18 years of age, reside in the City of Elk Grove, and be registered to vote. A member may not be an officer or employee of the City.  The following qualifications are preferred, but not required, for Committee members:  1) Knowledge of municipal finance, taxation, budgeting, and/or accounting, 2) Knowledge of municipal or governmental services operations, and 3) Knowledge of the local business and/or residential community.

Name of Appointee Date of Appointment Appointment Review
Bret Bartholomew March 22 2023 December 2024
Judy Covington March 8, 2023 December 2024
Hollis Erb March 8, 2023 December 2024
Valerie Erwin March 22, 2023 December 2024
Harminder Singh Khangura March 8, 2023 December 2024
Helena Madera-Silmi March 8, 2023 December 2024
Allan Veto March 8, 2023 December 2024

Planning Commission

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Qualifications: 18 years of age, reside in the City of Elk Grove, and be registered to vote

Name of Appointee Date of Appointment Appointment Review
Juan Fernandez February 24, 2021 December 2024
George Murphey February 28, 2007 December 2024
Oscar O’Con January 11, 2023 December 2024
Sandra Poole February 24, 2021 December 2024
Suman Singha February 24, 2021 December 2024

Trails Committee

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Qualifications: 18 years of age, reside in the City of Elk Grove, and be registered to vote

Name of Appointee Date of Appointment Appointment Review
Sharon Anderson January 21, 2004 December 2024
Mark Doty October 26, 2011 December 2024
Mark Mendenhall April 11, 2002 December 2024
Chris Neumann December 8, 2021 December 2024
Sheri Noblett October 13, 2021 December 2024

Youth Commission

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Qualifications: At time of appointment each member shall be: 1) no less than thirteen (13) years of age and no more than eighteen (18) years of age; 2) a student in grades seven (7) through twelve (12), in an approved education program for middle school or high school students; and 3) a resident of the City or its sphere of influence, at the time of application for appointment and continuously thereafter. The sphere of influence is defined to include circumstances where a member attends an Elk Grove school but lives just outside the city limits. Immediate family members of City Council Members shall not be eligible for appointment.

Name of Appointee Date of Appointment Appointment Review (two-year terms,
max two consecutive terms)
Adrian Bayardo July 26, 2023 December 2024
Aeyla Buño June 23, 2021 December 2024
Abbas Chaudhry July 26, 2023 December 2024
Jaydon Chen July 27, 2022 December 2024
Adielle Nelson July 26, 2023 December 2024
Lindsey Ngo July 27, 2022 December 2024
Kassi Parsons July 22, 2020 December 2024
Manjot Rai July 26, 2023 December 2024
Pratham Rangwala July 27, 2022 December 2024
Ohm Shah July 27, 2022 December 2024

Outside Agency Boards and Committees

Sacramento Environmental Commission

Qualification: Representative of Elk Grove; possesses experience, training, and education in fields that will assist in the governance of the district

Name of Appointee Date of Appointment Appointment Review (3 year terms, no term limits)
Eric Rivero-Montes March 11, 2015 (January 27, 2021) March 11, 2024

Sacramento-Yolo Mosquito and Vector Control District

Qualification: Resident of Elk Grove, registered to vote, possesses experience, training, and education in fields that will assist in the governance of the district

Name of Appointee Date of Appointment (most recent) Term Expiration (4 year term)
Lyndon Hawkins December 15, 2001 (12-13-23, Resolution No. 2023-287) December 31, 2027

Pursuant to: Government Code 54972. On or before December 31 of each year, each legislative body shall prepare an appointments list of all regular and ongoing boards, commissions, and committees which are appointed by the legislative body of the local agency. This list shall be known as the Local Appointments List. The list shall contain the following information: (a) A list of all appointive terms which will expire during the next calendar year, with the name of the incumbent appointee, the date of appointment, the date the term expires, and the necessary qualifications for the position; (b) A list of all boards, commissions, and committees whose members serve at the pleasure of the legislative body, and the necessary qualifications for each position.