Boardmembers

Our Governing Board is made up of 13 voting members and 3 non-voting members. Meetings are held quarterly, and members of the public are invited to attend.

Board Chair

Terrence O'Brien

Terrence O'Brien

Public Member, Governor's Appointment

California Natural Resources Agency

Wade Crowfoot

Wade Crowfoot

Secretary

Jessica Morse

Jessica Morse

Deputy Secretary for Forest Resources Management, Designee for Secretary

Department of Finance

Joe Stephenshaw

Joe Stephenshaw

Director

Richard Gillihan

Richard Gillihan

Chief Operating Officer, Designee for the Director

Local Government Appointments

Our service area is divided into six subregions, each represented on the Board by a county supervisor (selected by the county).

Aaron Albaugh

Aaron Albaugh

Lassen County Supervisor
Northern Representative (Modoc, Siskiyou, Trinity, Shasta, and Lassen counties)

Dwight Ceresola

Dwight Ceresola

Plumas County Supervisor
North Central Representative (Tehama, Butte, Plumas, and Sierra counties)

Lori Parlin

Lori Parlin

El Dorado County Supervisor
Central Representative (Yuba, Nevada, Placer, and El Dorado counties)

Brian Oneto

Brian Oneto

Amador County Supervisor
South Central Representative (Amador, Calaveras, Tuolumne, and Mariposa counties)

Phillip Peters

Phillip Peters

Kern County Supervisor
Southern Representative (Madera, Fresno, Tulare, and Kern counties)

Ron Hames

Ron Hames

Alpine County Supervisor
Eastern Representative (Alpine, Mono, and Inyo counties)

Governor’s Appointments

John Brissenden

John Brissenden

Public Member

Heather Bernikoff

Heather Bernikoff

Public Member

Legislative Appointments

Bob Johnston

Bob Johnston

Senate Rules Committee Appointee

Susana Reyes

Susana Reyes

Speaker of the Assembly Appointee

Non-Voting Liaison Advisors

Elizabeth Berger

Elizabeth Berger

U.S. Forest Service, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture's Appointee

Jim Richardson

Jim Richardson

National Park Service, U.S. Secretary of the Interior's Appointee

Christopher Heppe

Christopher Heppe

Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Secretary of the Interior's Appointee