Appointed by the Council of the City of Pacifica in 2003, Rod Clark served as Pacifica Poet Laureate until his death in 2013 at age 93.
He was involved in many aspects of the Pacifica community, serving on the Laguna Salada Union School Board and the Cultural Art Commission. As a lover of art and music, Rod was a longtime member of both the Art Guild of Pacifica and the Pacifica Spindrift Players where he directed several plays. He was the author of six volumes of poetry and continued to write poetry until just weeks before his death.
Source: Mercury News, April 9, 2013