Advisory board

Stephany Aguilar
Councilmember, City of Scotts Valley Jeff Almquist
Judge, Santa Cruz County Superior CourtBlanca Alvarado
Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors (ret.)

Albert Aramburu
Marin County Board of Supervisors (ret.)
Director, California Conservation Corps (ret.)

Bruce Arthur
Capitola City Council (ret.)

Cliff Barrett
Scotts Valley City Council (ret.)

Celeste Basuino-Alvarez
VP/Sr. Financial Advisor UnionBanc Investment Services LLC

Steve Belcher
Chief of Police, City of Santa Cruz (ret.)

Jess Brown
Executive Director, Santa Cruz County Farm Bureau

Harry Edwards, Ph.D.
City of Oakland Parks and Recreation Director (ret.)

Sam Farr
US House of Representatives, District 17

Tim Fitzmaurice
Santa Cruz City Council (ret.)

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

David Jochim
Sr. VP & 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

Bob Lee
Santa Cruz County District Attorney

Rafael Lopez
Watsonville City Council (ret.)

Terry Medina
Chief of Police, Watsonville Police Department (ret.)

Harvey J. Nickelson
President/CEO, Coast Commercial Bank (ret.)

Ellen Pirie
Santa Cruz County Supervisor

Emily Reilly
Santa Cruz City Council (ret.)

Mike Rotkin
Santa Cruz Mayor & Councilmember (ret.)

Simon Salinas
Monterey County Board of Supervisors

Joe Simitian
California State Senate, 11th District

Bill Simpkins
Community Volunteer, Boat Owner

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

Mark Tracy
Santa Cruz County Sheriff-Coroner (ret.)