Tour of SDSU Mission Valley River Park

Tour of SDSU Mission Valley River Park 

Tuesday, June 4th, 2024| 10am-11am

Member Ticket $10, Non-member Ticket $25 

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The expansive new river park at SDSU Mission Valley provides the San Diego community with 34-acres of publicly-accessible active and passive recreation space along the San Diego River. The new park includes three multi-use fields, a children's play area, basketball courts, a fitness area, pedestrian and bike trails, picnic tables and more. The river park is part of approximately 80 acres of parks and open space that has been or will be built as part of the redevelopment of the site. Additional park space borders Murphy Canyon Creek which has been restored and revegetated to enhance functionality and protect native species.

Speakers/Tour Guides:

Gina Jacobs

Associate Vice President – SDSU Mission Valley Development

Gina Jacobs serves as Associate Vice President for the SDSU Mission Valley Development at San Diego State University. She has a leading role in shaping and executing the university’s strategy to develop the Mission Valley site. Gina previously served as Chief of Staff, serving as a senior advisor to the university President and participating in a wide variety of administrative and executive duties, special projects and initiatives. Prior to joining SDSU, Gina planned and implemented communication and media strategy in both the public and private sectors. Her experience includes community and government affairs, media relations, crisis communications and social media strategy. Gina graduated from San Diego State University with a bachelor’s degree in Journalism (2001) and a master’s degree in mass communication and media studies (2010).


Mark Moss

Principal at Schmidt Design Group

Mark Moss is a Principal at the Schmidt Design Group, a 41-year-old award-winning landscape architecture and planning firm headquartered in San Diego, CA. Mark holds a Bachelor of Science in Landscape Architecture from the University of Idaho. He joined Schmidt Design Group in 2011 and currently acts as Principal in charge of a team of talented Project Managers and Landscape Designers serving a wide variety of clientele and project types.

Beginning in 2019, Mark has acted as Project Manager for the SDSU Mission Valley Project leading a talented Schmidt Design Group staff who have worked collaboratively with SDSU, Clark Construction, and PDC/Bowman on the site design and landscape architecture for the project, including final designs of all public park land.

Mark is past Chair and Vice Chair of the Architecture, Construction, Engineering Mentoring Program (ACE) in San Diego. He is also Past Chair of the Building Industry Association of San Diego Generation of Young Leaders Council.

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June 04, 2024 at 10:00am - 11:30am


SDSU River Park
San Diego, CA 92108
United States
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