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SBTHP Announces New Board Member


February 11, 2014

The Santa Barbara Trust for Historic Preservation (SBTHP) is pleased to announce the election of a new community leader to its board of directors. Joining the board for a three-year is Catherine Remak.


Catherine Remak is well known voice in the community, as a co-host of the “Gary and Catherine in the Morning” show on KLITE 101.7 . The duo is one of the most enduring radio teams in the country. Catherine also hosts the afternoon Classics A La Carte show on KDB 93.7fm. Noted in the community as a “champion for non-profits”, Catherine frequently emcees events and is a regular guest speaker, from college classrooms to special media presentations. Catherine has received Congressional recognition for her work promoting the community of Santa Barbara through broadcast and has been recognized as a “Women of Achievement” by the national organization, Women in Communications. She also works part-time as Director of Corporate Development and Communications for the Council on Alcohol and Drug Abuse. Catherine founded the children’s organization, KICS (Kids In Community Service), teaching grade school children about community service. Her previous board service includes; The Friendship Adult Day-Care Center, Make-A-Wish Foundation and CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates).


Catherine has a rich history in Santa Barbara where she attended Montecito Union Elementary, Santa Barbara Jr. High and Sr. High Schools. She attended college at UCSB and San Francisco State, where she studied Radio and Television Broadcast. Catherine’s father was a Professor of History at UCSB and was a supporter and Mentor to SBTHP Executive Director Jerry Jackman.


The membership at the Annual Meeting approved the reelection of the following current officers for an additional three-year term:

Tim Aguilar

Randy Bergstrom

Elliot Brownlee

Rob Rossi

Suzi Schomer


The board approved the election of the following officers for 2014:

John S. Poucher, President

Terease Chin, First Vice President

Mary Louise Days, Second Vice President

Richard A Rojas, Secretary

Suzanne Schomer, Treasurer

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