Tag archives: board

New Directors Join Montecito Association Board
By Montecito Journal   |   January 30, 2024

The Montecito Association has announced several new directors joining its board this year. The new members are Joseph Pennino, Jacqueline Duran, Jillian Wittman, Melissa Miller, and Carol Monteil. Joseph Pennino brings over 31 years of experience in the fire service, having served in the Santa Monica Fire Department in positions ranging from firefighter to fire […]

New Members on Board
By Richard Mineards   |   January 23, 2024

The Music Academy has elected Montecito residents Susan Lichtenstein and Kelly Teich, and Santa Barbara resident Tom Orlando to the board. Lichtenstein is a retired senior vice president and chief legal officer, while Teich is president of Warner Group Architects, and Orlando is an industrial property manager. The organization also recognized two long-term board members, […]

New Members for CAMA Board
By Richard Mineards   |   May 9, 2023

CAMA – Community Arts Music Association of Santa Barbara – has elected four new directors to the board. The musical quartet are Laurel Abbott, a real estate entrepreneur, Robert Castle, with 35 years in managing information and telecommunications companies, Patricia Kaplan, skilled in real estate and community service, and Ben Pringle of Northern Trust in […]

New Board Member at Camerata Pacifica
By Richard Mineards   |   July 12, 2022

Joan Davidson, who currently serves on the Santa Barbara Museum of Art board, where she co-chaired the recent $50 million “Imagine More” capital campaign, has joined the board of 32-year-old Camerata Pacifica. Davidson also served as Third District member of the Santa Barbara County Arts Commission and its county art in public places committee, and […]

MAW Board Welcomes New Members
By Richard Mineards   |   February 1, 2022

The Music Academy of the West has added seven new members to its board as it launches its 75th anniversary. The new community leaders encompass a broad profile, representing well-known corporations and nonprofit entities nationwide. The new names comprise MAW Women’s Auxiliary chair Judy Astbury, attorney and entrepreneur Mally Chakola, arts curator and nonprofit executive […]

Buying the Montecito Water District
By Dick Shaikewitz   |   August 30, 2018

This November, three seats on the five-member Board of the Montecito Water District (MWD) will terminate, allowing interested candidates to run for the open positions. The MWD, formed in 1921 is governed by a majority vote of the five elected directors who serve four-year terms. These directors determine policy and approve the expenditure of funds […]