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MCOG Information - Staff and Office Contacts

photo by Janet Orth As of October 1, 2014, MCOG staffing services are under new contracts. Organization Chart

Administration & Fiscal services remain under contract with Dow & Associates. Contact MCOG Administration at:

Mendocino Council of Governments - Admin.
c/o Dow & Associates
367 N. State Street, Suite 206
Ukiah, CA 95482
(707) 463-1859

Transportation Planning services are under contract with Davey-Bates Consulting. Contact MCOG Planning at:

Mendocino Council of Governments - Planning
c/o Davey-Bates Consulting
367 N. State Street, Suite 204
Ukiah, CA 95482
(707) 234-3434

MCOG Administration Staff (Dow & Assoc.):

Phil Dow, Executive Director, dowp@dow-associates.com

Janet Orth, Deputy Director/CFO, orthj@dow-associates.com

James Sookne, Regional Project Manager, sooknej@dow-associates.com

Marta Ford, Administrative Assistant, fordm@dow-associates.com

Jeannie Clark, Office Assistant/Records Mgmt., clarkj@dow-associates.com

Additional Staff: John Speka, Senior Planner, spekaj@dow-associates.com


MCOG Planning Staff (DBC):

Lisa Davey-Bates, Principal, ldaveybates@dbcteam.net

Loretta Ellard, Deputy Planner, lellard@dbcteam.net

Nephele Barrett, Program Manager, nbarrett@dbcteam.net

Alexis Pedrotti, Administration & Planning Assistant, apedrotti@dbcteam.net

Charlene Parker, Receptionist/Office Assistant, cparker@dbcteam.net


Public Participation Plan
MCOG's plan was adopted in a public hearing Dec. 1, 2008. - Adopted Plan

Protest Procedures and Dispute Resolution Process
This document sets forth MCOG's procedures relative to procurement of services and contracting. Procedures

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