The Board of the Morro Bay Open Space Alliance is an all-volunteer group of people who want to preserve the greenbelt and access to nature around Morro Bay. If you are interested in joining this working Board, there is an application form at the bottom of this page.


Glenn Silloway, Chair

Glenn  moved to Morro Bay from Minnesota in 2003. He is a political scientist by training, a marketer by occupation, and a conservation supporter by conviction. He is active in several community-based organizations in SLO County and served on the Morro Bay City General Plan Advisory Committee.


Travis Mellon, Treasurer

Born and raised in Kodiak, Alaska, Travis with his wife, Tracie, felt the need to settle in a small fishing town with an island feel but warmer and close to good wine and fresh produce. There have been many stops along the way. New local since 2014, Travis is an emergency physician regionally, a wilderness medicine doc and outdoor enthusiast.

Jan Goldman

Jan Goldman, Secretary

Jan is a long-time Morro Bay resident who was a Special Needs teacher during her career. She has served on many Boards and City committees. She lives a stone's throw from the Panorama Lots over north Morro Bay.


Dianne Bianco, Director

Dianne  is a retired biology teacher.  She has lived part time in Morro Bay since 1975 and full time since 2004.  She has been or is involved in several environmental activities in the area including membership and fundraising with the Cayucos Land Conservancy, marine mammal rescues with The Marine Mammal Center, San Luis Obispo Women’s Hiking Group, and Morro Bay in Bloom.


Faylla Chapman, Director

Faylla is a marine biologist, having worked at Diablo on the Thermal Effects program for 10 years, a retired high school science and agriculture teacher (for 20 years) and a current State Parks walks leader.  She does programs for school groups and community programs and is in to all things science and nature.  She has lived in Los Osos for 40 years.
Karen Croley

Karen Croley, Director

Karen began calling Morro Bay home while attending Cal Poly in 1991, then raised her three sons here after 1998. She served six years on the MB Recreation and Parks board. She loves nature and the land here so much she found a way to center a business around it: A New Leaf 4 You; nature infused life coaching. Connecting with nature via hiking, kayaking, beach walks and photography keep her happy.

Joe Ingraffia, Director

Joe moved to Morro Bay from Southern California on a full time basis in 2015. He is a lawyer by education and a feature and television assistant director by professional experience. He currently serves on the Morro Bay Planning Commission.

Bob Radin

Bob Radin, Director

Bob and his wife Jean moved to Morro Bay in 2015 from Colorado and Michigan. He is a retired emergency physician who needs his daily fix of cycling often on a tandem with Jean. He wants to help preserve the beauty of the area for future generations.


The volunteer Board of MBOSA can have up to 11 members per the current Bylaws.  If you would like to join the Board, please click on the application image to the right to open a copy you can download.  Fill it out and send it to our P.O. Box.

Thanks for your interest!