Board of Directors

 
 
 
 
Ashlea Boyer
President

Ashlea Boyer: Is a native of Pismo Beach, having moved here from South Lake Tahoe when she was just four years old. An Alumni of Arroyo Grande High School, she then attended the University of California at Santa Barbara, graduating with a degree in English Literature. After college, she spent 5 successful years working her way up to Management Editor of a national fitness magazine in Southern California, working for two of the three largest West Coast publishing houses.

Ashlea return to the Central Coast for her wedding and stayed raise her family. She joined the family business in 2003 and began leading the Pismo Beach Homes Team with her Mother, Kathi Foster in real estate. Ashlea has been a leading real estate agent in the Pismo Beach area for 10 years, and has developed a strong client following in the area based on her dedication to our community and outstanding customer service. Our team, The Pismo Beach Homes Team, has been awarded the Quadruple Gold level awards consistently over the past 5 years with Keller Williams Realty. She has been named more than once as the “Agent of the Quarter”.

In 2011, Ashlea was presented with the “Top 20 Under 40” award by the San Luis Obispo County Community Foundation for her professional excellence and profound commitment to the community. Ashlea lives in Arroyo Grande, California with her husband and son and she enjoy running on the beach, volunteering, pilates, snowboarding and the occasional scuba diving. She’s active in many industry, community service and non-profit organizations and serves on the board of the Rotary Club of Pismo Beach, the Clark Center for the Performing Arts, and the Agent Leadership Council for Keller Williams Realty.

Nan Fowler
Past President
 Nan Fowler, owner of Nan’s Pre-Owned Books is a long time resident of the South County. After years in the medical field, she opened her store 22 years ago. Since that time she has been active in local politics, Chambers of Commerce and the Grover Beach Community Library. In 2001, she was honored by the State of California Chamber of Commerce for her business activities. In 2002 she was named one of Cuesta College’s Women of Distinction and in 2007 was named the Arroyo Grande Citizen of the years. She is the proud mother and grandmother of Kristi, Kassi and Jake Turner.
Sandy Lubin

Vice President

A finance professional since 1965, Sandy Lubin began his banking career with Union Bank in Los Angeles. He has been President/CEO of both State and Nationally chartered Banks. He has owned the Credit Bureau of San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara Counties since 1992 and employs 15 people in Grover Beach. Sandy has been a resident of Arroyo Grande for 30 years and has been active in the community by serving on the Arroyo Grande Park & Rec. Commission, Chairman of the Arroyo Grande Planning Commission and an Arroyo Grande City Councilman.

Sandy has been President of the Arroyo Grande Chamber of Commerce, The Pismo Beach/5 Cities Rotary Club, The Economic Vitality Commission for the county of San Luis Obispo and is past President of the Clark Center Performing Arts Association. He was The Arroyo Grande Citizen of the Year for 2006. He holds a Bachelors Degree from Pepperdine University and has done graduate work in Banking and Organizational Development.

David Maislen
Treasurer

 David served in the US Air Force and then graduated from San Francisco State University with a BA in Personnel & Industrial Relations and went to work for General Electric.   While acting in various management positions with G E, he completed an Executive MBA at the Peter Drucker Graduate School of Management, part of the Claremont Colleges.  After retiring in 1996, David began keeping bees and developed his own brand “David’s Blue Ribbon Honey” when his products earned 18 blue ribbons at the 2001 Los Angeles County Fair including Best of Show. 

His post-retirement activities are varied; he developed and owned a bus tour company, maintains an organic orchard, small organic farm, and apiary in Arroyo Grande. David is a life member of the California Rare Fruit Growers and served on their board for 4 years.  David and his wife Joan are members of the Heritage Foundation supporting the Mid-State Fair, 4H,  and FFA endeavors.  They have supported the arts at Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts as well as the Clark Center since moving to Arroyo Grande in 2003.  David loves to travel the world, but there’s no place like home…Arroyo Grande!

 Jamie Maraviglia-Manalo
Secretary
 
 
 
 
Nathan Alvarado

Nathan Alvarado is a financial consultant for Wells Fargo Advisors for twenty years, Nathan is also the Arroyo Grande Branch Manager. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Arroyo Grande Community Hospital and has assisted Lucia Mar Unified School District committees for community oversight. He and his family are active members of 4-H.; Nathan was on the Clark Center Foundation Board for many years.
Dennis Kemble

Dennis Kemble was raised in Hanford, Callifornia. He graduated from Hanford High School and Cal State, Los Angeles with a degree in Police Science and Administration.

After serving in the Army for three years in Berlin, Germany, he returned to the Los Angeles area where he was hired by the FBI as a Special Agent. That career took him to Chicago, Los Angeles, and Santa Maria where he retired after serving in that capacity for over 30 years.

He immediately commenced his second career as a Home Inspector with Rainbow Ventures Home Inspections. In addition, along with his wife and daughter, they own and operate Rainbow Ventures Property Management, taking car of both full time and vacation rentals in the 5 Cities area.

Dennis and his wife, Gail, have resided in Arroyo Grande for 23 years. He is very active in his church, the Pismo Beach Athletic Club, and is and avid cyclist, participating in numerous long distance rides throughout California.

He is dedicated to ensure the Clark Center continues to provide a venue for music, arts, and showcase the talent in our local community.

Jen Marsh

Jennifer Marsh was raised in Northern California and moved to the Central Coast after graduating from California State University Fresno and currently resides in Nipomo. She has been employed by Residential Design Services for the last 15 years as an Interior Designer and Builder Account Executive.

Music and arts have always been a great interest in her life, having played in her school bands beginning with middle school through college. She is also an avid hiker throughout California and likes to take her son and wife on her adventures, most recently Half Dome in Yosemite.

When she has spare time, she enjoys doing projects for her son’s school, such as painting the Kindergarten play area wall mural and producing and directing the Talent show for the last two years. Finding a way to be more involved in the community and encourage more involvement of the Arts into the lives of everyone is her biggest passion!

Joan Pruett

Joan Pruett is a native Californian and grew up in Thousand Oaks. She married Carrol Pruett in 1957 when they moved to San Luis Obispo for Carrol to attend Cal Poly and Joan worked for Bank of America, receiving her PHT “pushed hubby thru” when he graduated.

Joan has been a resident of Arroyo Grande since 1961. She and Carrol have two children, five grand-children and two great-grand-children. She has been a Beta Sigma Phi member for over 40 years and is very active in supporting various local organizations. Her family has been involved in supporting the Clark Center since its early founding days

 Rena Dambly

 
 
 
 
Al Stanford

Al Stanford is a lifelong north county resident. An alumni of Paso Robles High School, Cuesta College and Cal Poly. Al grew up in the motion picture business . He worked for Williams Brothers Markets for many years before he became a finance and sales manager in the Auto industry.
Al is a single proud father of 3 children and 3 unofficial step children as well as 5 grandchildren.

Al servers as a director on several area boards as well as being active in his local chamber of commerce. Al is still a supporter of Cal Poly athletics and can be seen at many games.

Al has been presented with the Most likely to make you smile award for several years running.

Al is very proud of his community and to be entrusted with his position on the Clark Center board of directors to help guild this organization today and into tomorrow.