Board

 

Mike Reilly- Board President

Mike Reilly is retired from the Sonoma County Board of Supervisors representing the Fifth District. He also served for more than ten years as a Commissioner on the California Coastal Commission and was its Chair for several years. He also served on the Board of the California Coastal Conservancy and many other organizations. Prior to his election to Supervisor, Mr. Reilly was the Executive Director of Western Sonoma County Community Services (WCCS), a nonprofit organization that provides human services and he worked as staff to several elected representatives. He lives in Sonoma County.

Gregory Fearon- Board Treasurer

Mr. Fearon retired as a public health administrator from the County of Marin Health and Human Services Department, following an earlier lengthy executive management career in many nonprofits in Marin and Sonoma Counties.  He remains an active board member for Stewards of the Coast and Redwoods, Homeless Action!, Santa Rosa Together, Bennett Valley Golf Club, & Sonoma Coast Surfrider and continues to advocate for parks, affordable housing, homeless, childcare, civic engagement, and early childhood education.   He lives with his wife, Pat Kuta, in Santa Rosa, Sonoma County.

 Una J. M. Glass- Board Secretary

Ms. Glass joined Coastwalk California as Executive Director in 2008 until her retirement in August of 2017. Una is now serving the Coastwalk mission as its newest Board Member.  In her tenure as Executive Director, Una  nurtured Coastwalk’s expansion to that of a Statewide organization with the establishment of the  California Coastal Trail Association. She is a long term supporter of the coast and a dedicated conservation advocate. She brought thirty plus years of management experience to Coastwalk having served in executive positions in both non-profit and for profit organizations. She has been a principal in several software and high tech businesses, and served as the CFO for a public broadcasting station for seven years. Ms. Glass is also experienced in public policy and issue advocacy having worked as a consultant in that arena and as staff to an elected official. She has served on the boards of several environmental as well as business organizations.  She served as Mayor of Sebastopol, California, is currently a Sebastopol City Council member and also services on the Advisory Board of the Robert Redford Conservancy for Southern California Sustainability. She lives in Sonoma County.

Jack Leutza

Jack Leutza has been a Coastwalk volunteer and member since 1990.  A volunteer with the San Francisco County Walks team, Jack has coordinated more than 10 summer walks, been a day hike leader, wrangled campers gear and cooked meals for walkers. Jack and his wife Marsha have enjoyed  eight other Coastwalk county walks.  Jack is a fourth generation coastal Californian, a UC Davis Political Science/Economics graduate, and retired from a 40 public service career.  For more than 30 years, Jack was an analyst, policy advisory and manager at the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) where he advised Commissioners on energy and and telecommunications regulatory issues. He represented the CPUC and the state before Federal Agencies and  Congress advocating policies and consumer practices in California’s public interest. Jack is also committed to community and environmental issues. He was a Proposition 20 volunteer in the early 1970s and strongly advocated Coastal preservation policies. He has served as a board member for the Haight Ashbury Free Clinic’s Women’s Needs Center and been Board President of an affordable child care center for San Francisco government workers. In retirement, Jack became a UC Master Gardner and is actively supports community education that promotes sustainable and low toxic garden practices.  After many years residence in the central Bay Area, Jack has lived in Petaluma since 2004.

Greg Cox

Greg Cox represents the First District on the San Diego County Board of Supervisors.  Supervisor Cox has served on the California Coastal Commission and was sworn in as President of the National Association of Counties in July, 2018. Supervisor Cox has a long and distinguished history of public service. Prior to joining the San Diego County Board of Supervisors in 1995, Supervisor Cox served on the Chula Vista City Council and as the city’s Mayor. He also served in the Governor’s office of Planning and Research and was an educator and public school administrator. He has served as the President of both the California League of Cities and the California State Association of Counties. Greg Cox has been a dedicated advocate for trails, parks, and outdoor recreation. He has had a critical role in the creation of the Bayshore Bikeway, a 24-mile loop that circles San Diego Bay and has been recognized as one of the best bike paths in the nation. He is also working to complete the San Diego portion of the California Coastal Trail.

Sandi Wright McCubbin

Ms. McCubbin is a governments relations consultant with Sacramento firm Lang, Hansen, O’Malley & Miller. She has served as a consultant for the city of San Clemente for almost ten years, where her responsibilities have been helping them build their segment of the California Coastal Trail. Her passion for saving the coast began when she worked in the State Senate for John Dunlap, one of the authors of the Coastal Act. She is a registered lobbyist, having been involved in governmental relations since the late ‘70s and serves on two other nonprofit boards. She lives in Sonoma County.