The Rancho Bernardo Community Council has one contested race this year. It is in District D with three (3) candidates running for two (2) vacancies. District D consists of all family dwellings located in the communities of Vista del Lago, Alamedas, Bernardo Hills, Bernardo Greens, Gatewood Hills, Montelana, The Trails, Moroda, The Knolls, and Vezelay.

Due to these unique times, and the concerns for social distancing, the Rancho Bernardo Community Council (RBCC) will be conducting this year's elections from now through June 12, 2021 via mail-in ballots or voting in person on Saturday, June 12, 2020, 9 am through 12 pm. In person voting will take place by the front of the Swim and Tennis Club located at 16955 Bernardo Oaks Drive, San Diego, CA 92128.

Mail in ballots may be requested by email or US Mail. Each individual who would like to vote must request their own mail-in ballot. They cannot request a mail in ballot for anyone else 18 years of age or older in their household. Mail in ballot requests must include the first and last name of the individual requesting the ballot along with the individual’s complete mailing address so that our election committee can either drop off or mail the ballot to you. Mail in ballots are not sent via email. To confirm, anyone 18 years or older who lives in District D is eligible to vote. To request a mail-in ballot by email, please contact one of our election committee members:

Jill Felland: a

Laurie Madsen:

Robin Kaufman:

Mail in ballots MUST be returned to the Election Committee by US Mail ONLY and the sealed ballot return envelope must contain the voter's full address and must be signed by the voter. Mail-in Ballots MUST be postmarked by 11:59 pm, June 11, 2021. They can be delivered and dropped in the ballot box during the in-person voting period on June 12. Proper ID will be needed to match the mail in ballot. Mail in ballots cannot be hand delivered to any of the election ad hoc chair.

If mailing, the completed mail in ballots are to be mailed via US Mail to: Rancho Bernardo Community Council 12463 Rancho Bernardo Road, #523 San Diego, CA 92128

The following is the information on the three candidates running in District D. There are only 2 vacancies:

Zeynep Ilgaz: I am a proud RB resident and care about our community’s quality of life, including but not limited to our public safety, government relations, traffic, utilities, graffiti, and maintenance of our roads and signs. I am also very passionate about educational events to inform our community on issues such as safety, cyberbully, living with coyotes, to name a few. I would be honored to serve on the RB Community Council.

Patrick Vincent: I currently represent District D. I’m the Treasurer for the RB Community Council as well as the RBCC Foundation. I would appreciate the opportunity to continue service through the RB Community Council to maintain and improve our community.

Victoria Dunch: I am passionate about being involved in the community and making the world a better place. I joined the RB Community Council in 2018 whilst finishing my master’s degree. I am the current Vice President and have chaired and served on a number of ad hoc and sub committees.