Planning Directors' Committee


  • Monthly, 2nd Thursday

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
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  • Patty Nevens (Chair), Community Development Director, City of Banning
  • Charissa Leach (Vice-Chair), County of Riverside
  • Deanna Elliano, (Second Vice-Chair), Community Development Director, City of Hemet
  • Matthew Bassi (Past Chair), Planning Director, City of Wildomar
  • Rebecca Deming, Community Development Director, City of Beaumont
  • Mark DeManincor, Community Development Director, City of Calimesa
  • Mark DeManincor, City Planner, City of Canyon Lake
  • Joanne Coletta, Community Development Director, City of Corona
  • Siri Champion, Assistant Planning Director, City of Eastvale
  • Tom Merrell, Planning Director, City of Jurupa Valley
  • Richard MacHott, Planning Manager, City of Lake Elsinore

  • 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
  • Grace Williams, Planning and Economic Development Director, City of Perris
  • Doug Darnell, Senior Planner, City of Riverside
  • Travis Randel, Director of Planning and Community Development, 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
  • Shane Helms, Senior Project Planner, Morongo Band of Mission Indians


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.