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Our Leadership



Weikko Wirta
BCC Chairman of the Board
AES Huntington Beach

Thomas Mays
BCC Vice Chair
Retired Pacific Life Executive

Mark Gaughan
 BCC Treasurer
The Genesee Group

Philip Smith
BCC Secretary
Retired Telecommunications Professional

Patrick W. Brenden

Bolsa Chica Conservancy

Chief Executive Officer





Frank Dela Vara
 Theme Park Executive

Peter Green, Ph.D.
Retired Biologist and Former Mayor

Claire Grozinger
Retired Research Technician

Robert Grundstrom
California Resources Corporation

Jeff Hyder
Simple Green

Keith Bohr
TEAM Real Estate

Eric Smalstig

Christine Whitcraft, Ph.D.
Cal State University, Long Beach

Jeff Snow
CR&R Environmental Services



Hon. Michelle Steel
Supervisor, County of Orange

PT Townend

Fred Wilson
Ralph Andersen & Associates

Stephanie Wilson
Fred's Mexican Cafe

Janet Yee
Southern California Gas Company




Ed Laird
Coatings Resource Corporation

Mark Abramowitz
Community Environmental Services

Dave Garofalo
The Local News

Cathy Green
Orange County Water District


Dick Harlow
Government Relations Consultant

Charles Nichols, M.D.
Naturalist and Retired M.D.

Christopher Kentopp
Republic Services

Hon. Michael Posey
Councilman, Huntington Beach

Hon. Jim Silva
CA Assemblyman, Ret.

John Tillotson
Tillotson Enterprises

Chris Epting
Award-winning Author and Historian

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