The District 5 Team

Jennifer Caffee
Legislative Assistant

Picture of Jennifer CaffeeBorn and raised in the Bay Area, Jen moved to San Luis Obispo to attend Cal Poly where she earned her Bachelor of Architecture degree. Over the years, Jen has had the opportunity to work in diversified fields such as the building industry, finances, the non-profit industry, and public service. These positions include Project Manager, Director of Operations, and most recently serving as a District Representative to California State Senator Blakeslee. Jen and her husband Vince have resided in San Luis Obispo for over twenty years and have enjoyed raising their three children on the Central Coast.

Don Campbell
Planning Commissioner

Picture of Don CampbellNamed the 2012 Roblan of the Year by the Paso Robles Chamber of Commerce for his distinguished service in the North County, Don Campbell brings his decades of experience as a real estate broker, educator, farmer, and community volunteer to the San Luis Obispo Planning Commission.

A Cal Poly graduate, Don Campbell earned his masters degree in Agriculture Science and eventually a teaching credential, teaching Agriculture at San Luis Obispo High School. Later, Campbell and his wife Gail owned and operated Western Properties, which later became a Coldwell Banker franchise, specializing in farm and ranch sales and management.

For over thirty years, the Campbells have been active members of the local agricultural community, raising purebred Suffolk show lambs and growing wine grapes. Campbell was a founding member of Heritage Oaks Bank and has been a board member for 30 years, currently serving as Vice Chairman. He is the only remaining founding member to still serve on the board. Campbell has been a Paso Robles Trail Ride member for 30 years, a 4-H Club leader for 23 years, a Paso Robles Rotary member for 34 years, and a Junior Livestock Auction Volunteer for 47 years.

Robert Bergman
Civil Service Commissioner

Picture of Robert BergmanA former member of two trade unions and 35 years of experience with self-employment, Bob Bergman is well versed in employment issues. With over twenty years of experience on the Civil Service Commission, during fifteen of which he served as Commission President, Bergman has earned a reputation for fairness and independence.

Kenneth Dahlen
Parks Commissioner

Picture of Kenneth DahlenKenny Dahlen has been a firefighter for the City of Fresno Fire Department for the last 11 years. He has also served as a Board Member of the San Gabriel Elementary School Parent-Teacher Association (PTA) and Atascadero Youth Soccer Association. He has also contributed to the community by coaching various soccer and softball teams over the years.

Having grown up in San Luis Obispo County, moving away, and then returning to raise his family, Kenny has learned how important it is to both conserve and utilize our natural resources. Kenny believes that having a place for our children to explore, learn and compete not only helps to keep them out of trouble, but it also gives them life lessons and appreciation for the outdoors.

Greg Grewal
Water Resources Advisory Committee

Picture of Greg GrewalGreg Grewal is currently a rancher in the Creston area of San Luis Obispo County. Greg served as a firefighter for the Los Angeles Fire Department for over 30 years, where he was regarded for his skill, public relations, and aptitude for his job. Greg was also the Ventura County chairman of Ducks Unlimited, an organization that educates people about wetland conservation. He is passionate about the outdoors and natural wildlife, and has been a member of organizations such as the Farm Bureau, Rancheros Vistadores, and is currently the Director of the Paso Robles Trail Riders. He strives to represent the concerns and interests of the residents of this area to maintain our water basins.