Golden State Land Conservancy, Inc.

Board of Directors & Officers

President Emeritus
Bob Whitney (1941-2015)
Founder & Permanent President Emeritus. more

Chair of the Board
Greg Carr
Land Use and Environmental Planner (ret.), planning commissioner, volunteer.

Vice Chair
Dino Bonos
Principal of Bonos Land Planning, a Sonoma County consulting firm specializing in land use and real estate services. Bonos has 40 years experience in planning, open space preservation, and parks administration.

Whitman Manley
Partner in law firm of Remy Moose Manley, LLP, specializing in conservation and environmental law, co-author with law partners of Guide to the California Environmental Quality Act.

Michael Zander
Partner & Principal Biologist, Zander Associates, specializes in natural resource analysis and biological evaluation; and liaison between clients and regulatory agencies to resolve conflicts between land use and environmental objectives.

Member of the Board
Rose Zoia
Attorney practicing in land use law including the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and general plan and zoning laws; as well as civil appeals and writs both in California State and Federal courts.

Member of the Board
Jean Kapolchok
Land use consultant in Sonoma County for 40 years. Kapolchok and Associates focuses on developing land use entitlements and California Environmental Quality Act assessments for clients within Sonoma County's nine incorporated cities.

Executive Director
Marc Deprey
Conservation expert, author, & jazz musician.

Monitoring Coordinator
Renee Deprey
Landscape Designer, illustrator, & artist.

General Counsel
Mark L. Ranft
Attorney and counselor at law, ranch owner, and former forester.


GSLC is a California non-profit 501(c)(3) public benefit corporation.