To send a general email to MPRPD staff, contact: info@mprpd.org.

ADMINISTRATION

RAFAEL PAYAN, PhD
General Manager
payan@mprpd.org
(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.


KELLY MCCULLOUGH
Finance Manager
mccullough@mprpd.org
(831) 372-3196 ext. 103

Kelly is also responsible for administrative services including finance; payroll; accounts payable and receivable.  She manages the access permit process, as well as purchasing and other projects.


SHURAN PARKER
Administrative Services Manager
parker@mprpd.org
(831) 372-3196 ext. 107

Shuran is responsible for administrative services including human resources; property and risk management; website maintenance as well as budget 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.

 

PLANNING & CONSERVATION

TIM JENSEN
Planning and Conservation Manager
tjensen@mprpd.org
(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

JACKIE NELSON
Environmental Education Supervisor
nelson@mprpd.org
(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.


DEBBIE WYATT
Environmental Education Coordinator-Volunteers
wyatt@mprpd.org
(831) 659-6065

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

CAINE CAMARILLO
Supervising Ranger
camarillo@mprpd.org
(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.


Rangers

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.

JOSEPH NARVAEZ
narvaez@mprpd.org
(831) 659-4488 ext. 204

JEFFREY NIEWENHUIS
niewenhuis@mprpd.org
(831) 659-4488 ext. 208

JOHN PALANIUK
jpalaniuk@mprpd.org
(831) 659-4488 ext. 207

JACOB SANDERSON
sanderson@mprpd.org
(831) 659-4488 ext. 203

RAY TRABUCCO
trabucco@mprpd.org
(831) 659-4488 ext. 205