Tag archives: Charlene Nagel

The Montecito Association: 73 Years Old, Still Fighting Tirelessly, and Standing with YOU
By Sharon Byrne   |   August 12, 2021

I came to the Montecito Association in September of 2018, brought over from the Coast Village Association by then-president Charlene Nagel. The Montecito community was hard hit by the first giga-fire in California – Thomas — and resultant Debris Flow. I had disaster recovery experience, from finding my missing parents in the aftermath of Hurricane […]

Montecito Association’s Annual Meeting
By Kelly Mahan Herrick   |   January 10, 2019

Tuesday, January 8, 2019 was the 71st annual Montecito Association meeting, marking the retirement of directors Frank Abatemarco, Frank Blue, Barbara Matthews, and Michelle Saltoun.  Outgoing president Charlene Nagel thanked the board for their service during her two-year tenure as president, noting the achievements of the Association in the last year, including several successful events, […]

Montecito Association Meets
By Kelly Mahan Herrick   |   June 14, 2018

At this month’s Montecito Association (MA) Board meeting, Coast Village Association president Bob Ludwick addressed board members to give an update on the CVA’s initiatives and mission. Representing about 125 businesses, 85 of which are retail or restaurants, as well as nearby residents, the CVA has three active committees, including Beautification, Events & Promotion, and […]

A New and Better Vision
By Bob Hazard   |   April 12, 2018

Last month, in response to a public request, Montecito Association (MA) Land Use Committee chair Cori Hayman identified the “Top 10 Issues” facing Montecito. The goal was to focus on making the village better than it was before the twin disasters of the Thomas wildfire and the January 9 debris flow.  The Land Use Committee’s […]

Montecito Association Meets
By Kelly Mahan Herrick   |   April 12, 2018

At this month’s Montecito Association (MA) Board meeting, Montecito Union School superintendent Dr. Anthony Ranii gave thanks to the community for the support the school has received following the January 9 debris flow. Earlier this week, the school held a special event, “A Night of Heroes”, to personally thank the people and groups who helped […]

Montecito Association Meets
By Kelly Mahan Herrick   |   November 16, 2017

At this month’s Montecito Association (MA) meeting, board president Charlene Nagel announced the hiring of a new executive director: Allison Marcillac. “With well over forty applications, Allison was the standout, and we are thrilled to have her,” Nagel said.   Marcillac grew up in Southern California, then attended Boston University for a year before completing […]