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Contact Information

Andrea Bifano,
Rental Housing Mediation Supervisor

Raymond Rengo
Rental Housing Mediation Specialist

(805) 564-5420

Mailing Address
Community Development RHMP Staff
PO Box 1990,
Santa Barbara, CA 93102-1990.

Office Hours

Monday through Thursday and alternate Fridays
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.


Rental Housing Mediation Board Roster

Rental Housing Mediation Board
Member's Name/CategoryAppointedTerm Ends
Richard Axilrod, Landlord (City)12/8/202012/31/2024
Justin Dullum, Homeowner (City)12/8/202012/31/2024
Cindy McCann, Homeowner (City)6/28/202212/31/2024
Daniel R. Herlinger, Homeowner (City)12/7/202112/31/2025
Rigoberto Gutierrez, Tenant (City)12/6/202212/31/2026
Heather Smith, Homeowner (City)06/27/202312/31/2026
Leesa Beck, Homeowner (County)12/5/202312/31/2027
Marilyn Loperfido, Tenant (City)12/5/202312/31/2027
John Beardsmore, Landlord (City)12/5/202312/31/2027
Teresa Patino, Landlord (City)12/5/202312/31/2027
Cathy Murillo, Tenant (City)12/5/202312/31/2027
VACANT, Tenant (City/County) 12/31/2025
VACANT, Tenant (City/County) 12/31/2027
VACANT, Landlord (City/County) 12/31/2027
VACANT, Landlord (City/County) 12/31/2027