Board of Directors

Advisory Board

Stephany Aguilar
Councilmember,
City of Scotts Valley, Retired

Blanca Alvarado
Santa Clara County
Board of Supervisors, Retired

Joyce Anderson
President,
Joyce Anderson Productions

Albert Aramburu
Marin County
Board of Supervisors, Retired
Director,
California Conservation Corps, Retired

Bruce Arthur
Capitola
City Council, Retired

Cliff Barrett
Scotts Valley
City Council, Retired

Celeste Basuino
Senior VP/Senior Financial Advisor
Merrill Lynch

Steve Belcher
Chief of Police,
City of Santa Cruz, Retired

Jess Brown
Executive Director,
Santa Cruz County Farm Bureau

Harry Edwards, Ph.D.
City of Oakland
Parks and Recreation Director, Retired

Sam Farr
US House of Representatives,
District 17, Retired

Tim Fitzmaurice
Santa Cruz City Council, Retired

Sister Julie Hyer, O.P.
Administrator,
Adrian Dominican Sisters
Dominican Hospital President (ret.)
Salud Para La Gente President (ret)

David Jochim
Senior Vice President & Manager
Union Bank of California

Carl Keehn
Chief Financial Officer,
O’Neill Australia

Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.
President, Waterkeeper Alliance

John Laird
California Secretary of Resources, Retired

Rafael Lopez
Watsonville City Council, Retired

Terry Medina
Retired Chief of Police,
Watsonville Police Department

Harvey J. Nickelson
President/CEO,
Coast Commercial Bank, Retired

Ellen Pirie
Santa Cruz County Supervisor, Retired

Ana Ventura Phares
Mayor of Watsonville, Retired
Attorney

Emily Reilly
Santa Cruz City Council, Retired

Mike Rotkin
Santa Cruz Mayor & Counclimember, Retired

Simon Salinas
Monterey County Board of Supervisors

Joe Simitian
Santa Clara County Supervisor

Bill Simpkins
Community Volunteer, Boat Owner

Robert Stephens
President, California Audubon
Owner, Elkhorn Native Plant Nursery

Mark Stone
California State Assemblymember, 20th District

David Terrazas
Mayor, City of Santa Cruz

Mark Tracy
Santa Cruz County Sheriff-Coroner, Retired