Our Leadership Teams

Casa de Oro Alliance

Executive Committee

Bob Yarris
Ed Batchelder
Michael Herron
Janet Deering

Board of Directors

Allan Arthur
Economic Development
Thom Hiatt
Public Information &
Outreach Committee
Cindy Schmidt
Public Information &
Outreach Committee
Don Powell
Beautification & Community Events Committee
Dustin Bennett
Public Information &
Outreach Committee
Gary Westergren
Economic Development
Holly Yarris
Economic Development
Lyn Earl
Beautification & Community Events Committee
Lisa Stewart
Government Affairs Committee
Neal Svalstad, Atty
To be Determined

Advisory Council

Janet Deering
Deering Banjos
Bob Ulrich
Santa Sophia Catholic Church
Charda Fontenot
La Mesa - Spring Valley
School Board
Curtis Howard, DDS
Dan Phillips
Gladly's Coffee
Derek Marso
Valley Farm Market
Thomas Gibaldi
Gibaldi's Bakery
Jay Steiger
John Kolb
Property Owner
John Parashos, Atty.
Helix Law Firm
Cindy Wright
Casa de Oro Elementary
Kristina Petrea
Young Actors' Theatre
Liza Alia
Union Bank
Mark Campillo
Monte Vista
High School
Judith K. Walters, Atty.


Beautification & Community Events

To enhance Campo Road corridor, foster community involvement and to plan community events.

Economic Development

To support and focus on overall economic development of the Casa de Oro business community, encourage involvement of the business community and housing landlords, recognize the achievements of local businesses.

Government Affairs

To explore, monitor and report on government regulations, ordinances, and codes that can be introduced or modified to support Casa de Oro revitalization efforts.

Public Information & Outreach

To bring the news and activities of the Casa de Oro Alliance to the public, while actively engaging community members in events and important developments.