Board of Directors 2013
Chair: Scott Mortland- PCFS, Sales and Marketing, V.P.
Vice Chair: John Lusignan – Waste Management, Consultant
Born in Worcester, Massachusetts, John graduated from St. John’s High School and immediately joined the United States Marine Corps. While he was in the Corps he attended Chapman University and attained a BA degree in Business & Economics (Magna Cum Laude). John served in the Marine Corps for 24 years during which time he held all enlisted ranks; was commissioned an officer; served in Viet Nam and retired a Captain. Following his military career, he was employed in the solid waste management industry for 28 years managing companies located in San Diego and Orange Counties. The last 16 years of John’s career was as District manager overseeing “Waste Management” operations in Oceanside and Carlsbad. John has served on numerous community organizations and has been with Ivey Ranch since June of 2000.
Treasurer: John R. Todd – San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station, Chief of Security
John Todd has been a member of the Ivey Ranch Park Association Board of Directors since April of 2000 and currently serves as the Association’s Treasurer. He is a Southern California native and a graduate of George Mason University in Virginia. Mr. Todd retired in 1999 as a Colonel in the U.S. Marines after 34 years of service. His assignments included Chief of Staff of the 1st Marine Division and Chief of Staff of Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton. While serving at Camp Pendleton, he directed a project to increase childcare facilities and became aware of the challenges in providing services for special needs children. Mr. Todd is the Security Manager at Southern California Edison’s San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station and a member of the Planning Commission and Investment Oversight Committee for the City of Oceanside. He and his wife of 38 years have two grown children.
Director: Jani Reilly – President/Owner of Desert Jool Farms.
Jani has served as an officer and director for Faith Based Federal Credit Union and comes to the Ivey Ranch Board after participating as a volunteer in our equestrian programs and a committee member for our events and fundraisers. Jani writes, “I believe in Ivey Ranch. I have seen first hand the joy, the compassion, and the therapy received not only for the riders, their parents and the school children, but for the volunteers, the teachers, and the riding instructors. I see the smiles and personal gains. Each person I have met has their own reason for being at Ivey Ranch and I feel I can contribute by helping to keep Ivey Ranch going and expanding to reach all who need it.”
Director: Jeffrey Bloom – Bloom Racing Stable, President
Jeffrey Bloom has substantial professional experience with horses. He was a professional jockey and is now the President of Bloom Racing Stable. He is a 25-plus year thoroughbred industry veteran, serving as a jockey, marketing and media relations consultant, and broadcaster. For nine of those years he was a professional jockey, winning races at many of the major tracks in North America. He also has a BS in Financial Services from San Diego State University and substantial business experience.
Director: Allan Roth – Alliance Resources, Spec. Ed. Consultant
Allan is a graduate of Northern Illinois University with a B.S. in Special Education/Elementary Education as well as a M.S. in Special Education/Administration. Allan currently works with Alliance Resources as a Special Education Consultant and holds the position of Core Technology Adjunct with the Dept. of Special Education and Technology at National University in San Diego. He has a vast range of experience in the field of education, holding positions such as Director of Special Education, Director of Student Programs, school Principal and Assistant Principal.
Jack M. Sleeth Jr. – Stutz, Artiano, Shinoff & Holtz A.P.C. , Lawyer
Jack M. Sleeth Jr. is a lawyer and a partner in the San Diego law firm of Stutz, Artiano, Shinoff & Holtz with over 25 years experience trying jury trials in the State and Federal Courts. He is also experienced handling appeals in all courts of the United States. He is a member of the United States Supreme Court Bar, the California Bar and the Arizona Bar. His specific experience includes cases involving disabled students in the public school system, including substantial experience with mandated investigations in schools and colleges. He primarily represents schools and colleges on issues related to education, including Special Education, disability discrimination law, employment law, civil rights and personal injury.
Daniel H. Grove, D.V.M.
Daniel graduated magna cum laude from the University of Illinois in 2003. After graduating, he immediately went into private practice in the San Diego North County area. Since he began practicing veterinary medicine, he has earned a reputation for providing excellent service to his clients. His desire to make a difference in the community gave him the idea to start his own practice.