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(First term expires 2017)


Jon Linney is currently enrolled at National University earning his BA in business management. Jon is proud to serve his second term on the board and to continue his involvement in the Peninsula community. Gratified for having been raised in Point Loma, he attended Dana, Correia Junior High School, and Point Loma High School. Jon was Chief Umpire for Point Loma Little League and served on the Executive Board of the Peninsula Family YMCA. Jon was vice president of the Point Loma Kiwanis and a member of the Cabrillo Civic Club. Jon is co-chair of an effort to build canon Park, a walk-in historical and ecological park in Point Loma. email: pcpbsd@gmail.com.


1st Vice Chair
(First term expires 2018)

1st Vice Chair

Robert is a licensed architect with a Master of Architecture Degree from the University of Cincinnati, Ohio. He has served as project manager, project architect, and as a leader in sustainability standards and practices for offices in Charleston, SC, San Francisco, CA, New York, NY, and San Diego, CA.

Robert is a LEED Accredited Professional with specialty in Building Design + Construction, NCARB Certified, a commissioned Notary Public, member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA), and volunteer with Big Brothers Big Sisters- San Diego & the ACE (architecture - construction - engineering) Mentor Program. Robert’s work, Binding Light & Shadow to Architecture, has been published as a book available worldwide.

Contact: robert.goldyn@gmail.com


Second Vice Chair
(First term expires 2019)

2nd Vice Chair

3rd generation Point Loma resident. Residential real estate agent for 29 years.
Married with one daughter. Enjoys travel, cooking, biking and water activities.

Contact:619-218-3529 bradherrin@cox.net



(First Term expires 2017)


A lifelong San Diegan, Peninsula resident and Point Loma High School graduate, David Dick is a graduate of Stanford University (Political Science; Economics) and the University of Southern California Law School. He has over 30 years of experience practicing commercial transactional real estate law in San Diego. His primary areas of expertise include purchase and sale, leasing, complex financing transactions and partnerships. He is a Loma Portal resident, married to MaryAlice Godfrey and the father of four children, two of whom are college graduates, one a college student and one in high school. His past service to San Diego included two 4-year terms on the San Diego Housing Commission. His personal interests include travel with family, gardening, politics, running and swimming.

Contact: daviddick@cox.net

(Third term expires 2019)


Point Loma resident since 2004.
BA in English from Utica College of Syracuse University
Taught with Upward Bound early in my career.
Worked in accounting and finance for the remainder of my career
Involved in several groups within Liberty Station including P3, CCPL and Tenants Association
Co-captain of Liberty Station Neighborhood Watch
Married with 5 grandchildren


(Second term expires 2018)

He has served on the planning board since 2011 and is the turn-to person for historical heritage, institutional memory and more. Coons has been the executive director of Save Our Heritage Organisation (SOHO) since 2000. Prior to that he had served as president and volunteer at large for 15 years. He has built SOHO into a powerful advocacy voice, taking its budget from the low thousands into a million-plus. Eleven historic sites are protected and administered under his tutelage.




(First term expires 2018)
Jim is a San Diego native, an SDSU graduate, and a 25-year Point Loma resident. He retired in 2007 as Assistant Planning Director of the city of Chula Vista, completing a 35-year career in city planning. He had previously held planning management positions with the city of San Diego, the Rancho Santa Fe Association and the city of San Clemente. He was a member of the American Institute of Certified Planners [1991-2008]. In 1994 he co-authored Code Enforcement, a Comprehensive Approach, a valued reference book for zoning and building officials. Since retirement, he has been a project consultant to the cities of San Clemente, Napa, and Newport Beach. Jim is a past president of the Cabrillo National Monument Foundation. He is an avid sports fan and enjoys foreign and domestic travel. Jim can be reached by email at jharebiz@cox.net

(First term expires 2019)

Bio to follow.


(Second Term expires 2018)
Mark Krencik has over 25 years of architectural practice and land use planning experience in the San Diego area. His interests include smart growth, sustainable practices, pedestrian/bicycle access, housing and open space.
Mark Krencik was educated at Iowa State University and maintains an active architect registration in the State of California.

He is currently serving on the Project Review subcommittee.



(First term expires 2019)

Education: B.A. in Economics, University of Michigan M.R.P. in Regional Planning, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill M.S. in Real Estate, Georgia State University
Career: Naval Aviator (8 years active duty) and Naval Intelligence (17 years reserve duty), CDR, USN-Retired
Environmental and Natural Resources Planner, Georgina Department of Natural Resources - 5 years.
Commercial Real Estate Development and Finance, MetLife and Laing Properties, Atlanta, GA - 12 years
Affordable Housing Development and Finance, Atlanta, GA and San Diego, CA- 20 years - retired from the San Diego Housing Commission in 2013
Personal: Married 47 years, two children, four grandchildren. .


(First term expires 2019)

Laura Miller has over 15 years experience in Sales, Marketing, Branding and Operations in the Senior Living and Hospitality industries.
She was formerly with Atria Senior Living Group as a Redevelopment Project Director and Director of Special Projects.
She is a graduate of the University of Kentucky and the Culinary Institute of America, and has an MBA from the New York University Stern School of Business. She has been a resident of Point Loma since 2014.


(Second Term expired 3/16/17)
Resident of Point Loma since 1971
Married to Frances Nystrom; raised seven children; has fifteen grand children.
BS - US Naval Academy; MBA - Texas A&M; EDD - through comprehensive exam - USC
Retired naval aviaor
Owner Nystrom Enterprises - a health & wellness business
President San Diego Shaklee Mastermind Group
President advisor Columbia Christian College
Board member San Diego Christian Foundation
President Southwestern Christian School Board
Participant in airport noise abatement study
Participant in Rosecrans corridor Study


(Second term expires 2018)

Point Loma resident since 1980.
Bachelor of Science from University of California, Berkeley
Over 30 years experience as an environmental planning professional.


(First term expires 2017)
47-year resident of Point Loma.
Studied business and journalism at University of Missouri and San Jose State University; completed educational requirements for Chartered Financial Analyst program.
Two daughters are graduates of Point Loma High and the UC system; wife is a graduate of Point Loma Nazarene University.
Career journalist, 44 years with the same local publication.
Hobbies: Antique furniture, kayaking, fantasy baseball, dining on the peninsula.
Favorite walks: Bayside trail at Cabrillo National Monument,  Sunset Cliffs Natural Park, Collier Neighborhood Park (have you tried it?), Shelter Island, Famosa Slough, Dog Beach.
Contact: donsevrens@rocketmail.com or 619 241-0369

(Second term expired 3/16/17)

Point Loma resident for 25 years
B.A. In Zoology, UCLA
Master's of City Planning, SDSU
Environmental Planner, CALTRANS, 1978-1980
Coastal Planner, California Coastal Commission, 1980- 1993
State Park Land Officer, California State Parks, 1993-2003
Airport Planner, San Diego County Regional Airport Authority, 2003 - 2010

Certified Member, American Association of Airport Executives

As a planning professional, Paul has worked on a wide variety of projects, ranging from single family homes to large subdivisions, from park improvement projects to a major airport expansion. Paul has been seen as a subject matter expert in the California Coastal Act, the California Environmental Quality Act and the National Environmental Policy Act. Paul has been an invited speaker at national conferences and has taught continuing legal education courses on environmental issues to attorneys.

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