November 20, 2023
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Old Spanish Days names honorary presidentes and presidentas


Old Spanish Days Fiesta in Santa Barbara announced its 2020 honorary presidentes and presidentas.

“One of the privileges of being El Presidente is getting the opportunity to recognize and thank those who have been a part of my Fiesta journey, many who have been an integral part of Fiesta over the years,” said El Presidente Erik Davis in a news release.

Davis’ selections include:

  • Hugh and Dianne Davis, Erik’s parents;
  • Bill and Solange Springer, Erik’s in-laws;
  • Geoff Grow, a longtime friend and Fiesta volunteer;
  • Kathy Baron, Grow’s wife;
  • Nancy Callahan, a Fiesta organizer and leader;
  • Robin Gauss, a former member of the Old Spanish Days board of directors;
  • John Palminteri, a key Fiesta figure;
  • Erin Graffy de Garcia, a member of the Old Spanish Days board of directors.