The 2022 Board includes six additions to extend its reach and resources. Elections were held at the 35-year-old organization’s annual meeting.
New members include former Board member Steve Bennett, Old Towne restaurant owner Wil Dee, retired school administrator Carrie Frisby, business executive Jim Karras, Communications Lab President Brian Lochrie, accounting executive Katie Mansfield, and Chapman law professor Dr. Luke Nichter. Nichter is a member of the President’s Council on Historic Preservation and Chair of the federal agency’s Communications, Education and Outreach Committee and host its podcasts.
All 14 members of OTPA’s Board were reelected including Ted Albert, Janet Clinkscales, Adam Duberstein, Chris Glos, Adam Feliz, Chris Glos, Guy Hinrichs, Vickie Laughlin, Joe Peters, Sandy Quinn, Dan Slater, Tita Smith, Tony Trabucco and Mignon Whitaker.
Sandy Quinn was elected President; Tita Smith, Vice President; Mignon Whitaker, Secretary/Treasurer; and Tony Trabucco, Past President.
Committee chairs include Jim Karras, Communications; Janet Clinkscales, Community Development; Chris Glos, Fund Development; Carrie Frisby, Membership; Adam Duberstein, Political Action; Tony Trabucco and Adam Feliz, Preservation; and Guy Hinrichs, Special Events.
OTPA will host its 7th Annual State of Old Towne Forum at 6:00 pm on April 14 in the Council Chambers of City Hall featuring Mayor Mark Murphy, District One Council member Arianna Barrios, interim City Manager Tom Hatch, Police Chief Dan Adams, and Chapman VP Alison Driscoll. If you’d like to attend, let us know at otpa.org.
On Sunday, May 15, OTPA will host its 25th Annual Preservation Awards Garden Party & Dinner Gala at the Orange Woman’s Club. It’s always a sell out and considered the social event of the spring for Old Towne residents, civic and business leaders. Save the date!
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