Granite Bay Municipal Advisory Council (MAC)
Municipal Advisory Councils (MACs) are groups of residents from the local community who advise the Board of Supervisors on concerns. They are open forums where information about land use, transportation and general county information is shared and discussed. Residents can attend these meetings in their own community and talk about issues that are important to them.
For more information regarding the Granite Bay MAC, please contact MAC Administrator, District Director Linda Brown at: 916-787-8960 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Requests can be faxed to the Board's District Office at: 916-787-8959.
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Here is a calendar showing monthly MAC meetings, with information on locations.
Agenda and Minutes
For archived agendas and minutes, contact us at 530-889-4010 or email@example.com.
Virg Anderson has lived in Granite Bay since 1978, currently residing off of Barton Road between Olive Ranch and Cavitt-Stallman. Since moving to Granite Bay Virg has been very active in the community having been a Fire Fighter for South Placer Fire District, a Board Member for the Lutheran Church of the Resurrection, a Scoutmaster for both Boy Scout troops 121 and 48 as well as District Commissioner for the Boy Scouts of America. Virg has served on the Granite Bay MAC for eight years.
When asked why he first applied (and wishes to remain) on the Granite Bay MAC, Virg responded:
“To help the community develop parks and trails.”
Virg is married with three children and three grandchildren.
Eric J. Bose and his family live in southeast Granite Bay. An urban planner and real estate developer by trade, Eric has a comprehensive background in local and regional growth issues and methodologies; and has been involved with planning and development across the southwest United States and in International locations. Eric has served on the MAC since 2008 and has been involved with the Community Plan Review Subcommittee
In addition to his involvement with the MAC, Eric was elected in 2010 as a Trustee to the Eureka Union School District Governing Board, and volunteers extensively in the community through coaching with the Eureka Youth Soccer Club, fundraising for the Eureka Schools Foundation, volunteering on various committees and activities with the Eureka Union School District and his Church community, and as a professional musician.
When asked why he wished to serve on the MAC, Eric replied: "To serve our community, by applying my leadership, professional expertise and long term commitment toward making a difference; and to assist in the shaping and preservation of the long-term community visions of Granite Bay."
William "Bill" Bowen began serving on the MAC in October 2014. He has lived in Granite Bay since 2010 with his wife and four young children. They chose to move to Granite Bay because of the unique community and excellent schools it offers to families. Bill has a law office in Roseville where he specializes in employment and business law. He is active in several local professional and non-profit groups including Rotary International. Prior to starting his own law firm in Placer County, Bill worked for several law firms throughout Los Angeles, where he acquired extensive litigation experience.
When asked what he hoped to accomplish by serving on the MAC, Bill stated that he was interested in getting to know the community better and to protect those things that make it special.
Suzanne Jones - Chair
Suzanne Jones has over 25 years of experience with a mix of local, state and federal government agencies. She serves her community as a small business owner and is a member of various Placer County organizations.
When asked why she wished to serve on the MAC, Suzanne replied:
"I have attended the MAC meeting over several years and wanted to serve as a member of the Municipal Advisory Council."
Suzanne currently serves as a Board Member to the Placer County Office of Education as Trustee Area 2; she is on the Treelake Village Board of Directors and is a member of the CA State Bar Association.
Barbara Singleterry has lived in Granite Bay since 2009. She is originally from San Diego and has been an active community volunteer for many years. Since she and her family moved to Granite Bay, Barbara has volunteered at Olympus Jr. High for her daughter, helped at the Gators swim meets and at Granite Bay High School served as the President of the Aquatics Booster Club. She enjoys serving in her community and feels a commitment to make her neighborhood better.
Barbara is a Realtor with Keller Williams Realty providing comprehensive real estate services in the Granite Bay community. As members of the community, she and her family enjoy living close to Folsom Lake, hiking and biking the trails and taking advantage of all the activities available in the area. Barbara is honored to be on the Granite Bay MAC board and wants to learn more about the Granite Bay Community Plan, seeing this as an opportunity to maintain the unique quality of life in the area.
Kenneth Prager, Vice Chair
Ken Prager is a Raytheon Engineering Fellow specializing in the design of high performance computing systems for embedded, real-time processing applications. He is an expert in the design and implementation of algorithms to solve difficult image and signal processing problems for both imaging and radar systems. Ken has a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Nevada, Reno; and a M.S. in Computer Engineering and an Engineer in Electrical Engineering, both from the University of Southern California. He has seven (7) granted and three (3) pending United States Patents in image processing and computer architecture.
In the local community, Ken is a both a board member and coach for the Eureka Youth Soccer Club. He is also a board member for the Folsom-Auburn Trail Riders Action Coalition (FATRAC), a trails advocacy group. He is an avid cyclist and skier.
Ken is excited to join the Granite Bay MAC where he can be a voice for the community. He welcomes this opportunity to serve in local government with an emphasis on sustaining the vision of the Granite Bay Community Plan.
John Thacker has been a resident of Granite Bay since 1973. He is a graduate of Del Oro High School, UC Davis, and the McGeorge School of Law. He and his wife Karen have four children, ages 29, 26, 20, and 16. John has coached/managed numerous teams in both the Eureka Youth Soccer Club and Lakeside Little League. John is an avid fiddler, having twice traveled to Ireland and attended an Irish traditional music camp. He is also a violinist with the Auburn Symphony.
John and Karen are golf enthusiasts, and members of the Granite Bay Golf Club. While in high school, their older son Derek was a member of Granite Bay High’s championship varsity golf team. Andrew, the youngest, also competes in golf for Granite Bay High School.
John believes that he and his family have greatly benefited from the high quality of life Granite Bay provides. John therefore considers service as a MAC member both an honor and an opportunity to contribute to the maintenance of that quality of life.