Rancho Santa Fe resident Sharon Stein elected president of North Coast Rep board


Sharon Stein has been elected president of the board of trustees of North Coast Repertory Theatre. She takes the gavel from Dr. Allen Moffson, who served as president for eight years.

A founder of the Charter Society at Scripps Clinic, Stein also was a board member of the Women’s Division of the Jewish Federation and has been involved, as a board member and gala chair, with Casa de Amparo for more than 25 years. In 2007, she was named a Woman of Dedication by the Salvation Army.

Stein and her husband, Jerome, are Rancho Santa Fe residents.

Jay Sarno and Hannah Step were re-elected vice presidents. Sarno, co-owner of Crescent Design Inc., was a board member from 1984 to 1989 and served as president for three years. He rejoined the board in 1992. Step, a retired family therapist/educator, has served on the board since 2000.

Newly elected officers were Marilyn Tedesco, vice president; Roger Moore, treasurer, and Julia Querin, secretary.

Founder and president of Training One — Consultants to Management, Tedesco previously served on the Theatre’s board for 20 years, three as president. Moore, now retired from Qualcomm, where he was a vice president, enjoyed a 40-year career developing communications systems for major corporations. Querin is the chief financial officer and corporate secretary for several start-up companies in the high-tech field.

Moffson, a retired periodontist from Solana Beach, will continue his work with the board as immediate past president.

Other board members: Jenie Dahlmann Altruda, Ken Baca, Steve Chapman, Marion Dodson, David Ellenstein, Robert Feldner, Peter House, Holy Smith Jones, Julie Lazar, Lorraine Surnamer and John Weil.

Now in its 33rd season, North Coast Repertory Theatre is presenting the off-Broadway hit, “Freud’s Last Session,” on its main stage in Solana Beach. Visit