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Fiesta Time!

Every year, approximately 15,000 people set foot in Rancho Peñasquitos to attend the annual “Fiesta de los Penasquitos” community festival and Street Fair, since 1995. All Fiesta proceeds return to the community through Community Grants that enhance Rancho Penasquitos.

Grants & Sponsorships

The RPTC offers community grants and sponsorships to individuals and organizations for activities, projects, events and programs that promote the interests or provide community service to Rancho Peñasquitos.

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Rancho Peñasquitos Town Council

DEDICATED TO MAINTAINING A CLEAN, SAFE, AND VIBRANT RANCHO PEÑASQUITOS FOR FAMILIES, SINCE 1975
RPTC Mission Statement

Who We Are

The Rancho de los Peñasquitos Town Council is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to serve, represent, and promote the activities and interests of all Rancho de los Peñasquitos. As a forum for discussion and resolution of community issues, the Town Council will communicate ideas, recommendations, and concerns that impact Rancho de los Peñasquitos to residents, other community organizations, private and commercial interests, and government agencies, as appropriate.

We are comprised of duly elected and appointed representatives from designated districts within Rancho de los Peñasquitos. Official business is conducted at regular or special meetings of the Town Council, at regular or special meetings of the Executive Committee, and at meetings of other committees established by the Town Council.

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About RPTC   |   About PQ Community

  • Community Partners Goal
  • Grant Dollars Awarded

    Year to Date

  • Sponsorships Awarded

    Year to Date

  • Board Occupancy

    Due to vacancies

Board of Directors

2019-2020 RPTC Elected and Appointed Members

The Town Council is only possible because of the time and effort of those who volunteer. Elections for two-year terms are held every year at the Fiesta in May. Vacancies on the Council are filled year round by appointment.
Kate Glenn
Kate Glenn
President, 2019-20 District 1, Adobe Bluffs, Member since 2013, Positions held V.P, Community Partners Chair, Web&Print Chair, Webmaster
Kate has lived in PQ since 1971, Operates two service businesses locally: Pawtails Pet Sitting & Dog Walking Services and Eventful Consulting Services. Shelter Animal advocate and eco-friendly events for pets and people
Jonathan Palinkas
Jonathan Palinkas
Vice President, 2019-2020 District 7 – Sundance Representative. Member since 2019
Interior Designer and Community Activist and WVHS Alumni.
Brian Reschke
Brian Reschke
Treasurer, 2017-2020 Dist. 6 Representative, Rolling Hills (D6), Positions held, V.P. Member since 2014,
Brian joined in 2013 and served as VP. Brian has lived in PQ 32 years and graduated from MCHS. He currently serve on the Rancho Penasquitos Planning Board, and as President of RPBasketball.org.
Alan Gin
Alan Gin
Parliamentarian, 2017-2020 Dist. 3 Representative, Deer Canyon (D3), Elected Member since 2012, Positions held: Treasurer, Parliamentarian, Grants Committee Chair
Dr. Alan Gin is a long-time resident of PQ. He is an Associate Professor of Economics at University of San Diego. Alan has many volunteer interests throughout the city, but always finds time to volunteer close to home. He has served on the Deer Canyon ES Foundation and as a coach for Mesa Verde Science Olympiad.
Erin Gentile
Erin Gentile
Secretary 2018-2020 Dist. 4, Los Penasquitos Member since 2018
CPA Director of Accounting for Mitek System
Elijah Nicolas
Elijah Nicolas
Dist. 4 Representative Member since 2015 Past Positions Held: Webmaster, President
Elijah was born and raised in Rancho Penasquitos attended Sunset Hills, Black Mtn. Middle and Mt. Carmel c/o ’99. Although career training took him away from PQ, he is now ready to take this chance to give back. Elijah is a commercial airline pilot flying for JetBlue Airways. Prior to JetBlue, he was with ExpressJet Airlines for 8 years having upgraded to Captain on the CRJ 200/700/900.
Roger Platt
Roger Platt
Volunteer Committee Chair, 2017-2020 Dist. 1 Representative, Adobe Bluffs (D1), Appointed member since 2016
Roger and his wife Wendy have lived in Rancho Penasquitos for over 30 years. They raised 4 children here and are currently the proud grandparents of 11 grandchildren and 1 great-granddaughter. Roger has served in several church leadership capacities, has been a board member of the Penasquitos Emergency Response Council, and owns Centurion Pest Control. Recently appointed to the RPTC Board he is currently the chair of the Volunteer Committee.
Jim Hogan
Jim Hogan
Dist. 7 Representative, Sundance Member since 2008
Community Leaders Forum Representative,
Theresea Gonzaga
Theresea Gonzaga
Parks & Rec Council Reprentative, Dist. 8 Representative, Sunset Hills (D8), Charter Member: Past positions held: Landscape Committee, Fiesta Committee, Parliamentarian
Theresea has been a dedicated member of the community since moving to PQ in the 1970’s. . Theresa is a Real Estate Agent for Berkshire Hathaway. She has served as an essential member of the Landscape Committee, Fiesta Committee and served as Parliamentarian. Currently, Theresa serves as the RPTC historian.
Darwin Villaruz
Darwin Villaruz
District 9 Representative, Torrey Highlands Webmaster 2019-20
Resident of 17 years *Co-Chair of an ERG Group at LPL Financial *Networked with local vendors and businesses in San Diego *Mobile DJ/Lighting Business Sr. Developer
Ralph Peters
Ralph Peters
District 1 – Adobe Bluffs, Member at Large
PQ Resident, an avid cyclist, and community volunteer.
Joycelyn Soriano Lomahan
Joycelyn Soriano Lomahan
District 9 – Torrey Highlands Rep Member since 2019
A local resident for more than 13 years and local Realtor

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Rancho Peñasquitos Town Council

Attend an RPTC meeting - every first Thursday of the month at the Hotel Karlan (formerly Double Tree Golf Resort)