Ryan Trabuco joined the Clairemont Town Council in 2010. Born and raised in Texas, he moved to California in 2004, and has lived in the San Diego area since 2007. He has dedicated countless hours to public and community service during that time. Since 2009, he has served on the County’s Alcohol and Drug Advisory Board where he provides oversight of the County’s treatment and rehabilitation programs, and helps advise the Board of Supervisors on alcohol and drug prevention policy. In 2011, he was appointed to serve on the San Diego County Juvenile Justice Commission, where he provides oversight on the administration and maintenance of facilities within the county’s juvenile court system. During the day, he works as the Social Media Coordinator for Evans Hotels, and also serves on the Board of Directors for several non-profit, community advocacy organizations.
Arnie García is a newly sworn-in Director-at-Large for the Clairemont Town Council. Arnie has been a resident of Bay Park for more than 20 years. He previously was an active member of the San Diego Junior Chamber of Commerce serving as vice-president for Community Service as well as Member Development. Arnie has also served as an elected Alumni Board Member for the University of San Diego serving as homecoming chair in 2006. He currently, works for a major energy service provider in San Diego in the areas of market segment research, energy effficiency and outreach. In his spare time, Arnie enjoys spending time with his wife, Kristina and two children, Olivia (4) and Owen (2) as well as contributing to the community through his involvement in the Town Council
Troy Terpening is a native San Diegan who lives in the Clairemont area with his wife, Ingrid and two children, Gavin and Victoria. He is a graduate of San Diego State University and California Western School of Law. Troy has a very broad legal background and has worked in-house for both venture capital and large financial institutions. Troy currently runs a general law practice though most of his work involves the representation of plaintiffs in complex securities, corporate governance and antitrust litigation. He is passionate about education and has taught numerous courses at the community college and law school levels. Through his involvement with the Legal Aid Society of San Diego, Troy helps train elementary school students in mediation techniques so they may help resolve disputes within their respective schools. He loves to spend time with his family, mountain bike, snowboard, practice martial arts and stay active.
This is my 7th year in real estate, and have been with Century21-1st Choice since 2005. I specialize in Clairemont and Bay Park, and particularly enjoy working with view properties. My other passion is collecting and dealing with The Beatles!
She runs 2 businesses, Gold List Properties and Interactive Media Masters, based in Clairemont San Diego. She donates part of each real estate transaction back into the community as well as donating time to better the community.
Her personal interests are environmental sustainability and urban farming. She loves hiking Tecolote Canyon and spending time with her 19 year old son who is an honor student at Mesa College.
Rick Richard Born in the State of Massachusetts, enlisted in the US Navy on 1 June
1948 and served for five years Rick was stationed aboard the USS Pirate AM-275, a Navy Minesweeper, and during sweeping operations in Wanson Harbor Korea, on October 12, 1950, the Pirate struck a mine and sank in four minutes, the 2nd US Navy Ship to be sunk in Korea. Rick was one of the fortunate survivors and is currently receiving 100% disability for injuries incurred from this incident. He was also
awarded with the PRESIDENTIAL UNIT CITATION.
In the late 1970’s, Rick worked as a Purchasing Agent with Northrop Aircraft Services in Tehran, Iran. During his tour of duty, Militants swarmed the US Embassy, in Tehran, and captured the Ambassador along with all the Embassy employees and held them hostage for one year. With the help of an Iranian Co-worker, Rick was able to connect with a flight to the US and managed to escape from the Country,- another event he will never forget. After returning back to the states he was allowed to go on with his life and became employed with the Defense Logistic Agency. After 21 years of Federal Service, he retired in 1994 as a GS-11 Contract Administrator with a TOP SECRET clearance. In 1979 he received
his California Real Estate License and is still employed as a sales agent with the Golden Horizon Realty
In the mid 1950’s The American Housing Guild was building new homes in the East Clairemont area and
Rick purchased a lot on Chandler Drive and watched his new home being built. He happily moved in on
February 22, 1965 and is still living in the same domain. This same year he made an attempt to run for
City Council in District 5 and was unfortunately defeated by Floyd Morrow. In 2003 he made another
attempt for the vacant District 6 council seat and again lost to Dona Frye. Rick has been a member of
the Clairemont Town Council for approximately 30 years and served as a board member, Director East,
from 2005 to 2010. He was reelected, in 2013, to serve again, on the board, as Director East.
Rick holds a degree in Business Management with a minor in Speech Arts and Drama. (He always
wanted to be an actor but never followed thru). He is a life member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars
(VFW) POST 3788 in Kearny Mesa, where he served as Post Commander on three different terms, and a
life member with the Disabled American Veterans (DAV) where he currently serves as a Board Member
with Chapter Two. He also spends some spare time with the USO at the Lindberg Field Airport facility
entertaining the military troops that pass thru the facility.
Rick has been married to his wife Joyce for 61 years and they enjoy their life with two beautiful
daughters, two grandsons, one granddaughter and one great granddaughter.
Mike has always been involved in community organizations such as: coaching youth for the YMCA; Boy Scout troop advisory committee; scholarship committee for LULAC, and; various voter registration drives and to get out the vote. Presently he participates with organizations to feed the hungry in San Diego County and various environmental groups working to preserve San Diego’s natural beauty. Mike is also an active member of the Clairemont Produce Cooperative a group of backyard gardeners from Clairemont that meets to share our produce and each other’s goodwill.