Steering & Advisory Committees


  • Toni Wellen, Chair
  • Christine Orpen, Treasurer
  • Sally Hearon, Secretary & Communications
  • Chris Silverstein, Events Coordinator
  • Tatiana Fenkner, Assistant Events Coordinator
  • Christina Pizarro, Public Relations & Media Coordinator
  • Gwat Bhattacharjie, Silent Auction Coordinator
  • Laura Lynch, Editor & Desktop Publisher; CAGV Website Managing Editor
  • Leslie Bhutani, Mel Clinton, Danny Fitzgibbons, Elaine Gordon, Pat Hardy, Jacqueline Inda, Edith Kay, Lyra Monroe, Sandra Moreno, Carol Nicoletti, Rana Rottenberg, and Missy Zeitsoff.


  • Kathy Beh, William J. Cirone, Eduardo Cue, Barbie Deutsch, Michael Furlong, Ph.D., Ghita Ginberg, Jean Hane, Laura Lynch, Lupe Luna Martinez, Kathleen Modugno, Michael Purvis, Susan Rose, and Jean Sturgeon.

This website is published by the Coalition Against Gun Violence, a non-profit coalition united against gun violence and committed to creating a safer community for Santa Barbara County residents.

All members volunteer their time. All funds are donations that come from interested and dedicated individuals.


Website, Blog, Facebook, Twitter, Action Alerts, Newsletters

  • Toni Wellen – Editor-in-Chief
  • Laura Lynch – Editor, Graphic Design, Desktop Publisher, CAGV Website Managing Editor
  • Sally Hearon – E-Mail Action Alerts
  • Matt Glaser – Webmaster

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