2005 Paul B. Clark Award Winner – Brad Rovanpera

Headshot of award winner, Brad Rovanpera

Brad Rovanpera was the first Public Information Officer for the City of Walnut Creek, where he served for 24 years until his retirement in August 2009. He became a member of CAPIO in 1986 and served the organization in a variety of capacities, including Secretary, First Vice President and Director-At-Large/Northern California. He also designed and managed CAPIO’s first website in 1998. A native of Walnut Creek, Brad is a 1976 graduate of San Francisco State University with a degree in journalism. He was formerly a reporter/editor for the Contra Costa Sun and Contra Costa Times (1976-1985). Brad and his wife, Debbie, relocated near Charlottesville, Virginia, where he has been an associate guide at Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello since 2010.