To send a general email to MPRPD staff, contact: [email protected].
RAFAEL PAYAN, PhD
(831) 372-3196 ext. 101
Rafael is responsible for overall District budget and financial management, fiscal and operational policy implementation, community relations, real and capital acquisitions, grant programs, resource management, staff supervision and training, and general Board support.
(831) 372-3196 ext. 103
Kelly is also responsible for administrative services including finance; payroll; accounts payable and receivable, as well as purchasing and other projects.
Administrative Services Manager
(831) 372-3196 ext. 107
Shuran is responsible for administrative services including human resources; property and risk management; website maintenance as well as budget and contracts management; the community grant program and other duties. She serves as the clerk to the Board of Directors; coordinates preparation, duplication, and distribution of the Board agenda materials and serves as the official record keeper of the District.
(831) 372-3196 ext. 101
Deborah Warcken and Elena Cabrera-Larente manage front desk operations for the District’s administrative office. They administer the permit application process and provide support to the Administration staff, including managing the schedule of the General Manager.
PLANNING & CONSERVATION
Planning and Conservation Manager
(831) 372-3196 ext. 106
Tim manages the District land acquisition program and other programs including, land use, resource conservation, regulatory and permit processing, inter-agency open space planning, public relations, and grant writing.
ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION/COMMUNITY OUTREACH
Environmental Education Supervisor
(831) 372-3196 ext. 109
Jackie is responsible for coordinating and supervising District environmental education programs, personnel and facilities. This includes developing and implementing programs, activities, special events and community outreach efforts.
Environmental Education Coordinator-Volunteers
Debbie coordinates the District’s volunteer program, including docent-led community hikes, various special events, the visitor center and nature museum at Garland Ranch Regional Park, presentations at public schools and other locations, and docent/volunteer naturalist activities/enrichment.
OPERATIONS & MAINTENANCE
(831) 659-4488 ext. 202
Caine schedules and manages all District field operations, including maintenance and construction, trails, structures, facilities and capital equipment. He supervises Ranger staff and handles administration of field operations.
The Rangers are responsible for various functions including, trail and facility maintenance and repairs, trail construction and development, supervising crews and volunteer workers, implementing resource conservation and management plans, participating in special events, and patrol activities.
(831) 659-4488 ext. 204
(831) 659-4488 ext. 208
(831) 659-4488 ext. 207
(831) 659-4488 ext. 203
(831) 659-4488 ext. 205