THE OFFICIAL WEBSITE OF THE
RAMONA TOWN HALL

"THE GEM OF THE BACKCOUNTRY"
In the Geographic Center of San Diego County - Dedicated 1894

 

Board of Trustees 
 

The First Ramona Town Hall Board of Trustees,
appointed by Augustus Barnett February 22, 1894:

Irving F. Winnek (Resigned December 10, 1902)

Jeff A. Verlaque (Resigned October 4, 1907)

Thomas Jerman (Longest serving original board member, Died February 7th, 1920)

George A. Telford (Resigned February 3, 1905)

Edward C. Foreman (Removed from County, Resigned July 17, 1896)

 

Bob Hailey        Bob Krysak        Darrell Beck        Woody Kirkman
Sandee Salvatore

The Current Ramona Town Hall Board of Trustees

W. T. "Woody" Kirkman (President)
Fifth generation Ramonan, and 45 year resident, Woody Kirkman is the third member of his family to serve on the Town Hall board in the past 100 years.  He has been involved with the Town Hall since 1984:  First with the Town Hall Players, then as a Trustee to fill the position vacated by his great-grand father in 1986.  Woody has served on the Trails and Transportation sub-committee, and as Secretary for the "City of Ramona, Now!" Board of Directors.  Woody served as Honorary Deputy Mayor from 1988 to 1990.  For the past 27 years, Woody has also been technical director for Ramona Community Concerts.  The Ramona Chamber of Commerce awarded Woody the 2008 Citizen of the Year Award. 
 
Sandee Salvatore (Secretary and Treasurer)
Local Business owner Sandee Salvatore has been a Ramona resident for 33 years, and has been a Ramona Town Hall Trustee since 1989.  In addition to being the first woman to serve on the Ramona Municipal Water District board, she is a former Ramona Planning Group Member, former Project Manager for Ramona Revitalization, and former Kiwanis International member.  Sandee was also instrumental in bringing the first paramedic service to Ramona in the 1980’s.      
 
Bob Hailey (Member at Large, Honorary Mayor Committee Chairman )
Bob Hailey has been a Ramona resident since 1982, and served on the Ramona Unified School District Board from 1996 to 2008, and was president of that board for 6 years.  He has been an active member of Kiwanis International since 2000, is the current Chairman of the "City of Ramona, Now!" Board of Directors, and is a member of the Committee for a Better Ramona.  Bob currently serves on the Ramona Community Planning Group Board, and has also served on the Recreation Committee and the Facilities Master Plan Committee of the Country Estates and on the Trails and Transportation, South, CUDA, and Parks sub-committees.  The Ramona Chamber of Commerce awarded Bob the 2009 Citizen of the Year Award.   
 
Darrell Beck (Member at Large, Construction Committee Chairman) 
Retired building contractor Darrell Beck has been a permanent Ramona resident since 1943.  His grandparents moved to Ramona from Holtville California in 1917.  He attended Ramona schools, and is a past Assistant Chief of the Ramona Volunteer Fire Department.  His involvement with community groups includes:  Past chairman of the Ramona Community Planning Group and Ramona Design Review Board,  director of the Ramona Outdoor Community Center; member, director and past president of Kiwanis of Ramona; member of San Dieguito River Park Citizen’s Advisory Committee; past Town Hall trustee, and Vice-President of Citizens for Private Property Rights.  Currently Darrell is a member of the Ramona Chamber of Commerce, and is owner of Backcountry Press and author of On Memory’s Back Trail, a story history of Ramona and the backcountry of San Diego County.  Darrell is also a Past Honorary Mayor of Ramona, Citizen of the Year and Kiwanian of the Year.  Darrell also now serves on the Ramona Municipal Water District Board of Directors.  The Ramona Chamber of Commerce awarded Darrell the 2008 Lifetime Achievement Award.
 
Bob Krysak (Vice President)
Local Attorney Bob Krysak has lived in Ramona for over 25 years, and is formerly Chairman of the Ramona Municipal Water District.  Bob is also President of the Committee for a Better Ramona, a member of the Ramona Bar Association, and currently sits on the Ramona Chamber of Commerce board of directors.

 

 

Updated 2/17/13

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