Golden State Land Conservancy, Inc.

Board of Directors & Officers

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
Principle 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.

David Meeker
Attorney, Friedemann Goldberg LLP, lead attorney for firm’s Sacramento office. Practices banking, business, and real estate/real property law. Graduate of UC Davis School of Law. Earned certificates in Environmental and Public Service Law.

Member of the Board
Michael Zander
Principal Environmental Scientist, 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.

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.