Allen Carlisle became CEO / General Manager for Padre Dam in February 2011.
Allen was originally hired by Padre Dam in November 2001 as the Park and Campground Manager at Santee Lakes and was promoted in 2007 to Director of Park and Recreation. Allen has more than 25 years of professional experience with agencies/organizations including the City of El Cajon, City of Escondido, and the YMCA. He has also served the community in several volunteer leadership positions including 6 years as an elected official on the Santee School District Board of Education and 10 years as a Director and Board President for the East County Family YMCA. Allen was born and raised in East County, San Diego and calls it his home to this day. Carlisle has a Bachelor Degree from San Diego State University, and a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from Walden University.