2022 Board of Directors
Enzo and his wife Jill raised their two children in Dana Point where they work together in several business ventures. He holds a degree in Restaurant & Hotel Management from Avellino College in Napoli, Italy. In a challenging 2020 Enzo became the president of the Lantern Village Association in Dana Point. He is dedicated to work closely with the city and the city council to improve this historical core of Dana Point.
David and Debbie Wiederecht fell in love with Dana Point after a visit to the harbor and subsequently moved here in 2017. We are passionate about the potential for well-planned growth in the community and want to be involved as it evolves. We plan to live here long term. David works in the tech industry and Deb works for a local school district. We are committed to helping to develop a strong and harmonious community relationship between residents and businesses within the Lantern District.
Diana has been the LVA’s Treasurer for several years.
Georgia has lived in Dana Point a little over 20 years but she’s spent summers & weekends here since her parents bought a vacation home here in 1963. So she remembers Vic’s, Conners Department Store, and Sherri’s Bakery. Besides the LVA, Georgia’s served on the Board of Directors for the Dana Point Chamber of Commerce & the Dana Point Earth/Ocean Society and also on the Town Center Subcommittee. She thinks Dana Point is a little slice of paradise.
Robin Valles moved to the Lantern Village when she retired from education 15 years ago. She has been a member of the LVA for 10 years as well as a volunteer for other community organizations. Living in the Lantern Village is the best of all worlds as she can get her exercise walking throughout our lovely community.
John and his wife Laura were married in 2017 and have 2 young boys. They
have lived in Dana Point for almost three years, on Calle Primavera, El
Encanto and just recently purchased a house on Robles Drive. They look
forward to raising their family in this beautiful town. John practices law at a personal injury firm in Irvine.
Robbie moved to Dana Point in 2002 and felt like she found home. What’s not to love about Dana Point, especially the Lantern Village?
Robbie has grown roots here and the Lantern Village Association is part of those roots. Getting involved has opened the opportunity to meet more of the wonderful people here and enjoy all the activities.
Grant is a passionate leader who helps organizations achieve more through technology. For more than 10 years, Grant has been a technical evangelist for Microsoft collaboration technologies. In 2014, Grant and his wife Lauren moved to Dana Point. Grant leads the LVA’s technology efforts and his wife volunteers her time for the LVA’s branding and design. Among other charitable activities, Grant also volunteers on the board of the Dana Point Historical Society.
Mike is a city councilman representing much of the Lantern Village. He and his wife Heidi are raising 2 young children and have business interests in Dana Point.
Jennifer Torres is a native to Dana Point, and an active Realtor® with Compass representing buyers and sellers on a day-to-day basis. She has a love for building relationships and helping people achieve their dream of homeownership. When not selling real estate, Jennifer can be found surfing, paddle-boarding, practicing yoga, or just spending time at the local beaches or harbor.
Gaetano has been a resident of Dana Point since 2003. He is passionate about the beautification of the Lantern Village area of Dana Point. He spends most of his time selling homes in Dana Point and has an real estate office in downtown Lantern District on Del Prado. His free time is spent enjoying the Dana Point lifestyle with his wife Jenny which includes riding electric bikes and taking long beach and harbor walks. Gaetano also enjoys deep sea sportfishing, traveling and snow skiing in Mammoth Lakes, CA.