The Centre City Advisory Committee is a state mandated, city chartered community planning group for downtown San Diego that represents the citizens and business interests of the downtown community. The group reviews proposed projects and plans, including those for public amenities such as parks, transportation and parking, affordable housing, relocation and other social matters. The Committee also advises the Centre City Development Corporation Board of Directors, City Council, Redevelopment Agency and Planning Commission. Mr. Kinkelaar ran for this position as the President of the Board of Trustees of the San Diego Repertory Theatre and was elected to fill one of the seats allocated for representatives of civic and cultural groups.
Mr. Kinkelaar is the leader of the Procopio's Corporate, M&A and Securities Practice Group. His practice emphasizes corporate representation of companies from numerous industries, with particular focus on start-up ventures, emerging growth companies and technology-based transactions. Mr. Kinkelaar provides corporate, securities, intellectual property and tax advice to corporations, shareholders, directors, officers and investors in a full range of legal projects including mergers and acquisitions, private placements and public financings, technology licensing, joint ventures, corporate partnering, venture capital, business formation and structuring, and federal and state tax issues.