Board of Directors

Executive Committee

Steve Deering – President
Retired Chief Deputy of Monterey County S.O.

Chris Kinard – Vice President
Director of Human Resources & IT, Interim, Inc.

Joanne Webster – Secretary
Retired Director of HR of CHOMP

Melissa Mairose – Treasurer
Finance Manager, Monterey County Department of Social Services


Kendra Clark

Karen A Deaton-PR/Marketing Committee Chair
Marketing & Business Development Director

Hetty Eddy –Governance Committee Chair
Retired Teacher

Cathy Gutierrez
Behavioral Health Services Manager, Monterey County

Ann Kilty –Santa County Advisory Committee Chair
Retired Educator

Elizabeth Leitzinger
Attorney, Fenton & Keller

Gay Reimann
Vice President, PJR Creations

King City Committee

Tina Lopez – King City Committee Chair

Paulette Bumbalough

Katie Hearne

Susan King

Christopher Lopez

Anita McKean

Janene Norum

San Benito Committee

Linda Smith – San Benito Committee Chair

Mary Beth Edwards

Jill Clark–Kunich

Beverly Meamber

Laura Munoz–Velazquez

Rebecca Salinas

Laura Siering

Carol Swanson

Edwina Young

Santa Cruz Committee

Ann Kilty – Santa Cruz Committee Chair

Virginia Howard

Cathy Atwood

Laura Cross

Robbie Gonzalez-Dow

Dianne Dryer

Ami Ebright

Kate Gustavson

Judge Denine Guy

Kelley Keegan

Jeri Ross

Laureen Yungmeyer

Donna Ziel

Susan Hughmanick

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