||COUNTY OF ORANGE
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 28, 2005
Contact: Diane Thomas-Plunk
Names New Director of Dana Point Harbor
(Santa Ana, CA) - County
Executive Officer Thomas G. Mauk today
announced that George Caravalho has been
named Director of Dana Point Harbor for
the County of Orange. He comes on board
to consolidate the daily operations and
revitalization of the Harbor.
Caravalho will be responsible for all
aspects of Harbor activities. His primary
focus will be on finalizing a comprehensive
program for the revitalization of the
commercial and marina areas of the Harbor.
He will work closely with the Board of
Supervisors and the City of Dana Point
in addition to lessees, boaters and the
community at large.
He has more than 25 years of experience
as a City Manager working for the cities
of San Clemente, Bakersfield, Santa Clarita
and Riverside. Caravalho received both
his bachelor’s and master’s
degrees from San Jose State University.
In addition, he completed the John F.
Kennedy Program at the School of Government,
Harvard University; the program is designed
for senior executives in State and local
Caravalho has been an adjunct professor
at California State University, Northridge
teaching graduate level classes in leadership
and organization, and strategic management.
He joins the County on March 2.