Planning Directors' Committee


  • Monthly, 2nd Thursday

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
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  • Matthew Bassi (Chair), Planning Director, City of Wildomar
  • Patty Nevins (Vice-Chair), Senior Planner, City of Banning
  • Kristi Lovelady, (Second Vice-Chair), County of Riverside
  • Richard MacHott (Past Chair), Planning Manager, City of Lake Elsinore
  • Keith Gardner, Community Development Director, City of Calimesa
  • Jim Morrisey, City Planner, City of Canyon Lake
  • Joanne Coletta, Community Development Director, City of Corona
  • Cathy Perring, Assistant Planning Director, City of Eastvale
  • Deanna Elliano, Community Development Director, City of Hemet
  • Thomas Merrell, Planning Director, City of Jurupa Valley

  • Cheryl Kitzerow, Community Development Director, City of Menifee
  • Richard Sandzimier, Planning Official, City of Moreno Valley
  • Cynthia Kinser, City Planner, City of Murrieta
  • Steve King, Planning Manager, City of Norco
  • Clara Miramontes, Planning Manager, City of Perris
  • Doug Darnell, Senior Planner, City of Riverside
  • Sharon Paisley, Development Director, City of San Jacinto
  • Luke Watson, Director of Community Development, City of Temecula
  • Dan Fairbanks, Planning Director, March Joint Powers Authority
  • Rohan Kuruppu, Director of Planning, Riverside Transit Authority


The Planning Directors' Committee (PDC) advises the Technical Advisory Committee and Executive Committee on issues related to planning that come before WRCOG. The PDC is comprised of planning directors and community development directors and meets monthly.