Board of Directors


The RCD is governed by a seven-member Board of Directors, who all share a passion for conservation and offer practical real-world experience in support of the RCD’s mission and direction. Members of the board – who have diverse backgrounds and experiences – serve voluntarily for four-year terms and are appointed by the San Diego County Board of Supervisors. If you are interested in serving on the RCD Board of Directors, please contact our Executive Director for more information.

Donald Butz
Board Position: President (term expires 11/28/24)
Profession: Executive Fire Officer

Marilyn Huntamer
Board Position: Vice President (term expires 11/28/24)
Profession: Small Business Owner (Retired)

Odette Gonzalez
Board Position: Director (term expires 10/27/25)
Profession: Small Business Owner

Jordan Gascon
Board Position: Director (term expires 11/25/22)
Profession: Executive Director, Republican Party of San Diego County                                                     

Neil Meyer
Board Position: Director (term expires 2/01/2025)
Profession: Retired General Contractor

Maggie Sleeper
Board Position: Director (term expires 6/01/2025)
Profession: Municipal Infrastructure Advisor for San Diego Gas & Electric 

One board seat is currently open


RCD Associate Directors

RCD Associate Board Members are non-voting members, who provide valuable technical assistance and relevant advice to the RCD Board of Directors.

D.K. Nasland
President, Nasland Engineering 

Lance Rogers
Attorney of Law, Law Offices of Lance Rogers

Jo MacKenzie
President/CEO, The MacKenzie Group



RCD Board Meetings

Board meetings are typically held the first Tuesday of every month at 1:00 pm at several locations throughout San Diego County. Board Meeting agendas are posted here 72 hours prior to each meeting. Check the most recent Board Meeting agenda to confirm meeting date and location.


2021 RCD Board Meeting Dates:

January 5, 2021                              No July meeting

February 2, 2021                           August 3, 2021

March 2, 2021                                September 7, 2021

April 6, 2021                                   October 5, 2021

May 4, 2021                                    November 2, 2021

June 1, 2021- Canceled*              December 7, 2021 **

June 10, 2021 Board of Directors Workshop- Strategic Planning

June 23, 2021 Board of Directors Workshop- Strategic Planning


*June 1 Board Meeting canceled due to June 10, 2021 and June 23, 2021- Board of Directors Workshops

**December Board Meeting begins at 11:00 to accommodate the annual Holiday Luncheon.