Board Meetings

Board Meetings occur the first Thursday of each month, 6:30-8:30pm, in Petaluma.

Board Members

Trisha Almond, Board President & Founder

• 30 years experience as Facilitator/Instructor/Master Trainer in military, government and private sectors”
• 19 years event organization experience in private and nonprofit sectors
• 20 years fundraising experience in nonprofit sector
• 18 years serving local youth and youth groups as a leader, trainer and mentor
• Gulf War Veteran, disabled; active US Navy and reserve US Coast Guard; honorably discharged
• Petaluma Leadership Alumni, 2010
• Petaluma Woman of the Year, 2011
• Petaluma resident since 1991
• Married; two adult daughters

Linda Malvino, Board Treasurer

  • • A founding board member
    • 12 years as an accounting manager and financial analyst for an environmental engineering company
  • • 12 years as an office manager for a Sonoma County based optic scanner manufacturer
  • • 25 years as volunteer leader and board member serving Petaluma youth groups
  • • 30-year Petaluma resident
  • • Married to a local business owner; two adult daughters 

Carol Sanders, Board Secretary

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