The Ocean Beach Planning Board consists of 16 elected members: two (2) representatives from each district plus two (2) at-large representatives. Terms are two (2) years, with the two (2) seats in each district being staggered so one (1) seat becomes available every other year. (Letters next to each district number indicate whether that seat is elected in “E”ven or “O”dd years.) Each member may serve up to four (4), two (2) year terms for a total of eight (8) years.
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Chair: Andrea Schlageter
Vice Chair: Kevin Hastings
Treasurer: Tracy Dezenzo
Secretary: Chris Peregoy
|Current Term Expiration
Members serve for a maximum of 8 years
|At Large E
|At Large O
Letters next to each district number indicate whether that seat is elected in “E”ven or “O”dd years.
Board Member Bios
Chris Chalupsky oversees the Arts Program at San Diego International Airport with a focus on developing programming and partnerships with artists and arts organizations in the San Diego community. His 20+ years of experience in cultural arts and entertainment programming, including record label roles in the music industry of Los Angeles and staff for the City of Chicago’s Department of Cultural Affairs & Special Events, reinforces the two through-lines of his life and career: creativity + community.
Chris moved to Ocean Beach in 2016 after he and his wife Ashely strategically chose OB as their new, and final home (having previously lived in LA, OC, NYC and CHI). They plan to raise their family here. Chris hopes to bring his passion and expertise in civic government and arts administration to the OBPB for the betterment of all Obecians. His mission is to enrich lives through collaborative arts-based approaches & projects of the highest caliber. He also has a personal interest in architecture.
Chris sits on the San Diego Regional Arts & Culture Coalition Steering Committee (SDRACC) and is a registered member of the American Society of Composers, Authors, & Publishers (ASCAP) and Songwriters of North America (SONA). He is a Minnesota native and an art creator himself, being a published songwriter and musician.
Tracy Dezenzo (Treasurer & Chair of Transportation Committee)
Tracy Dezenzo has been an OB Planning Board Member since September 2018, has been an OB resident for over 25 years, and is proud to represent Ocean Beach’s District 1 (aka the war zone).
In December 2019, Tracy was by recommended by Councilmember Campbell and appointed by Mayor Faulconer, to represent San Diego’s District 2 on the San Diego Commission for Arts and Culture. She currently sits on the Commission’s Policy and Funding committee.
She was elected member of the Ocean Beach Town Council Board of Directors from September 2021-January 2024 where she served as Chair of the Advocacy Committee for 2 1/2 years and Corresponding Secretary for 9 months.
Tracy holds a BA in Fine Art from UC San Diego and a BS in Graphic Design & Marketing from the Art Institute. She has been a graphic designer for over two decades, worked as a graphic design instructor for almost ten years, and is an award-winning graphic designer. She is currently pursuing a degree in American Sign Language and has no idea what the future holds 😉 .
Kevin Hastings, P.E. (Vice Chair & Chair of Project Review Committee)
Kevin Hastings was born and raised in California, from the beach to inland Los Angeles, and in the small mountain town of Tehachapi. He graduated from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo with a mechanical engineering degree and has worked in the profession for 15 years, gaining experience with design and construction of high-rises, single family homes, and commercial projects. Kevin has lived in San Diego since 2004 and Ocean Beach since 2014. He has been active in the community, cleaning trash and graffiti from our beaches, volunteering his time at Town Council events, and fighting for OB’s interests at city hall. In his free time you might find him hiking our cliffs or at the dog park. Kevin and his wife Micki are raising their new family here and are committed to Ocean Beach for the long haul.
Denise Larson is a local O.B. resident and San Diego native, she works as a project manager for Swinerton. Denise has a masters in architecture, and a bachelor’s degree in business marketing. She has designed a few restaurants around Ocean Beach, including Bar 1502 and the fire rebuild of Northside Tavern. In her free time, she likes to garden, cook, paint, and she is on the advisory board for PATH (People Assisting the Homeless). Denise considers herself a proponent of affordable housing, and hopes help limit the number of BNB in Ocean Beach.
I have been in OB as a business owner for over 5 years now. As owner/operator of the Ocean Beach Business Center, I have the privilege of assisting our community with their day-to-day personal and business needs. As a member of the Planning Board, I look forward to working towards the long term betterment of Ocean Beach.
Andrea Schlageter (Chair)
Andrea Schlageter was born and raised in the Ocean Beach Point Loma area. A graduate of Point Loma High School Class of 2009, she went on to study Political Science and International Relations at Boston University (’13). She is thrilled to be back in America’s finest city and working on the Planning Board to help ensure that Ocean Beach maintains it’s unique neighborhood. She is also excited to be able to represent the needs of the younger and up and coming generations.
Numan Stotz is proud to be a member of the Ocean Beach Planning Board, serving District 5.
As a born and raised local, he has seen Ocean Beach grow and change over time.
Numan has been a local real estate broker for nearly 15 years, buying, selling and managing anything associated with real estate, which is another reason Numan was excited and willing to make recommendations regarding real estate in a town he loves so much!
Numan was lucky enough to marry his favorite sweetie Annie, they have a crazy, fun son Grayson (6), and a princess bear Gianna (3).
Nicole Ueno (Chair of Parks Committee)
A native OBcean, Nicole has a deep respect for the incredibly unique and tight-knit community of Ocean Beach. As a resident and business owner, she understands local issues and is passionate about listening to perspectives and ideas from the people who are most impacted by community planning & policies. From volunteering with and donating to the OB Town Council, becoming a member of the OBCDC, and joining the OBMA’s Economic Vitality Committee, her record is one of engagement, action, and service. She has a passion for helping Ocean Beach residents and businesses thrive, and is particularly interested in spaces and events that help build community.
Stephanie Villamizar was born and raised in Southern California. After graduating Architecture school and traveling the world, she and her husband purchased their first home, a historical beach bungalow, here in Ocean Beach.
Stephanie brings 10+ years of Architecture knowledge and experience in residential, commercial, and civic projects with an emphasis in historic preservation.
In her free time, you can find her grabbing a coffee and acai from one of our many local spots, working out at Performance 360 or taking a walk on the beach with her husband and their puppy.
Stephanie was seated on the Ocean Beach Planning Board in April 2022 and is excited to represent the community!
Virginia joined the OB Planning Board, October 2018.
She was appointed by Mayor Faulconer in June 2017 to represent San Diego’s District 2 on the Community Forestry Advisory Board and has been instrumental in the protection of some of the Ocean Beach Torrey Pines.
As a member of Save Peninsula Trees, she has also been a strong advocate for the City of San Diego’s “Free Tree” program and encourages developers, property owners and residents to keep existing trees onsite, plant new ones or apply for a “Free Tree” to increase the urban canopy in San Diego.
as of March 2023
- Kevin Hastings (Chair/Secretary)
- Chris Chalupsky
- Chris Peregoy
- Stephanie Villamizar
- Tracy Dezenzo (Chair)
- Andrea Schlageter
Parks (ad hoc)
- Nicole Ueno (Chair)
- Tracy Dezenzo (Secretary)
- Stephanie Villamizar