Plambeck received a Bachelor of Arts degree from California State
University at Northridge in 1974. She went on to two years of
graduate work with additional extension courses in business management,
accounting, personnel and production control. She has owned
and managed a small recycling business for the past 25 years.
serves as an elected Board member of the Newhall County Water District
first elected in 1993. She has served as the Special District
alternate representative to the Local Agency Formation Commission
(This commission oversees annexations and organization of local
government). As part of her public service commitment, she is a
serves on many water-related committees including the Ground Water
Committee of the Association of California Water Agencies.
is a dedicated conservationist and donates her time extensively
to many local and national conservation organizations. She
recieved the Sierra Club's highest conservation award (the Weldon
Heald Award) for her work to protect the Santa Clara River.
She was honored as Democratic Woman of the year from the Santa Clarita
Valley in 2003 and received the Carla Bard Award for Water Advocacy
at the 2001 Water Policy Conference in Los Angeles. She served
as a Board member for Friends of the Santa Clara River from its
founding in 1993 to 2004, is an active member of the Sierra Club
and a Board Member of Public Officials for Water and Environmental
personal interests are photography, skiing and classical music.
Lutness, an East Coast transplant, received a Bachelor of Arts
in Physics from Gettysburg College in 1968 and a Degree in microcomputers
from Delaware Technical College in 1997. He has taken graduate
courses in Physical Oceanography and has Certificates from Microsoft
and Cisco in network administration. He has been a truck driver,
a business manager for a health care provider, a network administrator
and a warehouse manager. He has pumped gas at an airport and been
a custom wood worker. He has hitchhiked up and down both coasts
and, with his cat, camped across the country, with the record
time from Cincinnati to Los Angeles of three months and 4 days.
With his wife Carole, he moved to California in 1998 and Santa
Clarita in 2000, to participate in the life of his only granddaughter,
Isabella. He has been a longtime member of the Sierra club
and a supporter of environmental causes and local social issues.
He helped to establish the local winter homeless shelter.
In 2004 he ran for the board of Castaic Lake Water Agency.
He was elected 2nd Vice President of SCOPE in 2005. David now
is an independent computer consultant, the Computer Doctor, doing
repair and setup on computers and networks.
"Cam" Noltemeyer is a long time resident of Southern California
and a resident of Santa Clarita since the City was incorporated.
After retiring from a career in pensions and accounting and moving
to Santa Clarita she joined SCOPE and the Sierra Club. It became
apparent that there was a great need for these organizations in
to moving to Santa Clarita she served on the San Fernando City Council
and Parks and Recreation Commission. She was the strong voice of
taxpayers that fought to protect City property from being given
away to special interests and to preserve the integrity of the single-family
a Parks and Recreation Commissioner she made sure that funds from
the prior sale of sections of Recreation Park were used to develop
Pioneer Park as mandated by a referendum of the people.
City Council she used the initiative and referendum process to sponsor
a law, approved by the voters, giving the people complete control
of a valuable piece of property in the civic center. She also used
that process to preserve a valuable piece of City owned water well
property from being sold to developers for apartments. That property
is currently being developed as Heritage Park. She was never afraid
to challenge "the establishment" during her tenure in public office.
1998, during Women's History Month she was honored by the City of
San Fernando for her outstanding service and contributions to the
City and for standing steadfast for principles that have made our
Santa Clarita she has been active in the Committee for Safe Schools.
She is greatly concerned about the school sites being approved in
the City of Santa Clarita and in the county. Current laws are not
providing the protection needed from environmental pollution.
Dockray is an advocate for open and natural outdoor space. He has
been an activist for environmental causes for most of his life,
fighting for preservation of wildlife and wild open spaces in his
native New Mexico. He moved to the Los Angeles area in 2004. Currently
he is working on the fight against the Chiquita Canyon Landfill
Expansion in the SCV, where he has lived since 2010, and is a founding
member of Citizens for Chiquita Canyon Landfill Compliance, a group
of citizens around the SCV who are fighting the proposed expansion.
His passion is to help reconnect children with nature, and help
to ensure a clean and safe environment for his community. He also
hopes to help younger generations to become stewards of the environment,
not only through personal lifestyle, but by enacting changes to
larger systems that contribute to pollution and climate change.
He hopes to use his skills in filmmaking and social media to help
SCOPE reach even more people in the area, especially young people.
He received a B.A. in Moving Image Arts from The College of Santa
Fe in 2001, and has worked in television for over a decade.Â
He also teaches preschool children in Newhall, and advocates for
children's space through his family's business, "SCV Adventure
Olivares holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Mathematics and Economics
and a Master of Science Degree in Mathematics from the University
of Texas at El Paso.
25 years Paula retired from a career as a Senior Engineer and Planner
for AT&T. She also taught Mathematics part time at College of
the Canyons for 15 years.
an elected member of the Wm. S. Hart Union High School District
Governing Board, 1991 to 1999 she was a champion for ensuring students
received the best education available. Having a community perspective
she represented Pacific Bell on the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber
of Commerce 1991 to 1996 as Key Contact Manager.
order to improve her community leadership skills she attended the
Valley Leadership Institute (VLI), graduating with the class of