FRC’s Board of Directors, Advisory Committee, and Staff
FRC’s Board of Directors -The board meets on the third Saturday of February, April, June, August, October, and second Saturday of December.
Fort Ross Conservancy Directors Meetings Schedule
Attorney, Public School teacher, Alumni of Fort Ross Elementary School.
Sarah volunteered on the FRC board of directors for eight years before joining its staff. Prior to her transition to not-for- profit work, she worked for several decades as a high-tech independent writing consultant and as a freelance journalist focusing on natural and cultural history. Sarah serves on the Advisory Council of the Eurasia Foundation, as a director of CALPA (California League of Park Associations), and as a NOAA Beach Watch volunteer.
retired database and large system expert for State Insurance Compensation Fund.
Principal Investigator/Program Director at the Public Health Institute.
president, West Beach Mutual Water Company; lawyer; part-time Sonoma Coast resident.
financial & organization expert for non-profits. Retired CFO of a family-owned winery.
Bodega Bay resident, filmmaker, editor, writer, and producer.
Alaska Native representative
descendant of William Benitz of Fort Ross pioneering ranch era in the mid-1800s; Founder; Canoe Group; CEO, Producer – Wildhorse; filmmaker, conservationist.
Retired Executive Director of the Preventive Defense Project co-founded and directed by William J. Perry and Ashton B. Carter. She is currently an independent advisor and consultant to several high technology companies and has over 40 years of experience in algorithm design, signal processing, network design, and network security; former Mayor of Woodside, California.
Historical Landscape Architect.
Kashia Band of Pomo Indian representative
(University of California, Berkeley)
FRC’s Advisory Committee
member of Kennan Institute