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President’s Council helps to strengthen the conservancy’s financial resources for community and for nature.
President's Council members receive exclusive access to the conservancy’s leadership events. From private receptions and personalized tours, you can enjoy special benefits while directly supporting the conservation of San Elijo Lagoon for all generations. Join other council members with a shared investment in Southern California’s rare and celebrated coastal wetlands. Membership is $1,000 or more per household. President's Council members also receive complimentary access to all of our public events and tours.
Tom is a longtime Solana Beach resident whose home overlooks San Elijo Lagoon. He and his wife, Donna, cherished their lagoon walks with their family, beginning more than 50 years ago, and still do today. Tom joined the conservancy’s board of directors in the 1990s and served for six years. He also volunteered in community leadership on the Solana Beach City Council, from 1998 to 2004, and was mayor for one term. During this time Tom became more familiar with the development issues facing the property now known as Harbaugh Seaside Trails. When the opportunity to purchase the property was presented, Tom and Donna Golich joined in to support the conservancy as one of the lenders to this land acquisition. He has stayed active in this role and serves on the committee to oversee the coastal overlook's restoration for public trails and native habitat. Tom recently served on the board for San Dieguito River Valley Park Joint Powers Authority, and chaired its Citizens Advisory Committee.
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Jennifer Bright, Development Director