Equestrian Commission

The Commission shall be composed of five members who shall be registered voters of the City, serve without compensation and be appointed upon the basis of three affirmative votes of members of the City Council. Service on the Committee is voluntary. 

Each Commissioner shall be appointed to a two-year term with a limit of two terms.  Commissioners cannot concurrently serve on two or more commissions. After term expiration, Commissioners must wait one year before being eligible to reapply for service on the same Commission. 

Meeting Schedule

Meets on the first Tuesday of odd months, at 6:00 pm (unless otherwise announced and publicly noticed) in the City Council Chambers Conference Room of San Dimas City Hall at 245 East Bonita Avenue.


  1. To act in an advisory capacity to the City Council in all matters pertaining to equine, equestrians and other citizen concerns of equestrian matters and their needs, including but not limited to the care of horses, establishment and maintenance of equestrian trails, establishment of equestrian programs and the preservation of the City’s equestrian heritage.
  2. To be empowered to assemble information on the problems and their solutions pertaining to all equestrian matters.
  3. To be empowered on its own initiative to make recommendations to the City Council on matters within its purview.
  4. To act to facilitate coordination between existing and proposed equestrian programs and provide for horse care. 

Desirable Qualifications: 

Suggested qualifications for Equestrian Commissioners include, but are not limited to, the following knowledge and abilities: 

  1.  Knowledge of horse keeping through the ownership of a horse, involvement with equestrian projects and programs, and /or a demonstrated interest in equestrian matters.
  2. Willingness to research and report on issues, programs and policies relating to equestrian matters.
  3. Willingness to assist in implementing projects as decided upon by the Equestrian Commission and/or City Council.
  4. Ability to develop and maintain harmonious working relationships with Commission members, the City Council, the public, and law enforcement agencies.
  5.  Willingness to attend night meetings on a regular basis.  Three unexcused absences in one year are generally grounds for dismissal from the Commission. 
Equestrian Commissioners

Commissioners Serve Two 2-year Terms

Menyoun Andrade
Appointed: 08/23
Term Expires: 08/25

Renee Cravin
Appointed: 08/23
Term Expires: 08/25
Albert Pasillas
Appointed: 08/23
Term Expires: 08/25
Siri Jespersen
Appointed: 08/23
Term Expires: 08/25
George Yniguez
Appointed: 08/23
Term Expires: 08/25

*Contact Commissioners
San Dimas Equestrian Commission
c/o Administration Department
245 E. Bonita Avenue
San Dimas, CA  91773
(909) 394-6210

Email the Equestrian Commission
City Staff Liaison
Scott Wasserman, Parks and Recreation Director

 *Email Communications to Commissioners are considered to be public documents and subject to disclosure.

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