The District 2 Team

Blake Fixler
Legislative Assistant

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Blake is a lifetime resident of the Central Coast, raised in Paso Robles.  He obtained his education from Cuesta and Cerritos Colleges, with focuses on business management, communications, and marketing.  Blake worked for ten years as a grocery store front-end manager in Paso Robles. During his tenure with the local grocery store, he found he enjoyed the customer service and interactions, and relationships garnered with the public most about the job. 


Blake entered the public sector in 2016, working for the Board of Supervisors and Central Services before being appointed as Legislative Assistant to Supervisor Gibson in 2019.  Blake sincerely enjoys assisting in District 2 issues, answering questions, finding solutions, and helping the public navigate the County’s Departments.


When Blake is not working, he is likely training for the next half marathon or seeking out fun places to eat and relax.


Mike Multari
Planning Commissioner

Picture of Mike MultariMichael Multari was appointed to represent District 2 by Supervisor Bruce Gibson in December 2016. Mike served as the Community Development Director for the cities of Morro Bay and San Luis Obispo before co-founding Crawford Multari & Clark, Associates (CMCA), a consulting practice emphasizing planning, economics and policy assistance to public agencies in California. After leaving CMCA in 2000, Mike was the Executive Director of the Morro Bay National Estuary Program and later the Assistant Director of Facilities Planning and the Sustainability Coordinator at Cal Poly. He co-authored Guide to Local Government Finance in California (Solano Press, 2012) and has been an adjunct lecturer in Cal Poly’s City and Regional Planning Department for over 25 years. He has served on many boards and commissions including the City of San Luis Obispo Planning Commission and the Revenue Enhancement (Sales Tax) Oversight Commission. Mike earned a BA from Yale University and MPA from Princeton. He and his wife have lived on the Central Coast, first in Morro Bay and now in San Luis Obispo, since 1982. He currently teaches, writes and consults.

Pandora Nash-Karner
Parks Commissioner

Picture of Pandora Nash-KarnerPandora Nash-Karner is a marketing specialist and graphic designer with 30 years' experience working with a variety of national and regional clients. Her interest and work to preserve multi-use trails into MontaƱa de Oro led to her appointment to the San Luis Obispo County Park Commission in January 1991. Since then, she has been a strong advocate for parks and public open space. She has been instrumental in many Park successes, including: Countywide Easement Policy, Morros Specific Plan Advisory Committee, Trails Plan, Park and Rec Element of the County’s General Plan, Grand Jury Blue Ribbon Committee Report, Capps Memorial Grove, Los Osos Skatepark, working to ensure Diary Creek Golf Course was built, and many more.

Erwin Ohannesian
Civil Service Commissioner

Picture of Erwin OhannesianErwin Ohannesian was appointed to the Civil Service Commission in January 2015. 
He and his wife Betty have resided in Cambria for seven years after moving to their part-time home there in 2007. He retired from the County of Fresno Public Works Department after 32 years as a Senior Civil Engineer. After his retirement, he was then employed as an engineering consultant for the County of Fresno, Public Works Department, Council of Governments (COG), and served on the California Advisory Council for the Federal Highway Program (1992-2006).

He was appointed and served on the City of Kingsburg Planning Commission for 32 years, with 20 years as Chairman (1975-2007).
In Cambria, he has served on the North Coast Advisory Council (NCAC) as Vice Chairman and chaired the Traffic & Transportation Committee.

He is currently serving as an Elder at The Community Presbyterian Church in Cambria since 2010.

Tom Gray
Water Resource Advisory Council

Tom, who represents the Second District on the County’s Water Resources Advisory Committee, has lived full-time with his wife, Barbara, in Cambria since 2009. Now retired from a career in journalism and communications consulting, Tom has been active in a number of advisory roles concerning planning and water supplies. He is currently a member of the North Coast Advisory Council and his chaired both the Council and its Land Use Committee in the past. He is also serving as a citizen member of the Cambria Community Services District’s Resources & Infrastructure Committee.

Tom’s interest in water issues goes back to his early newspaper days in Southern California in the 1970s. Since moving to Cambria, he has been deeply involved in efforts to ensure that Cambrians have a reliable long-term water supply. In serving on the WRAC, he seeks to apply his local experience to help the County craft solutions to the challenges of water sustainability that affect all of its communities.