OUR BOARD

Along with a deep love of our community, our Board members and Executive Director bring broad perspectives and experience. This is a “working board” which supports the Foundation with donations of cash as well as time.

 
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DAVID BUTLER

President

a native of Mariposa, is Executive Officer of Yosemite Mariposa Slate Quarry.

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KEVIN CANN

Vice-President

Kevin is a retired Park Service Executive, a retired member of the Mariposa Board of Supervisors, and now sits as Vice President of the Golden State Natural Resources Corporation.

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HEIDI ESTEP

Treasurer

Heidi has been a local business woman and longstanding volunteer in the county

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KIM TUCKER

Secretary

Kim is a local volunteer with longstanding experience in Federal Government (Yosemite National Park.)

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LESTER N. BRIDGES

Director

Personable and detail-oriented, Lester is an avid community volunteer and a retired local businessman.

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RENÉ LA ROCHE

Director

René brings a long history of volunteerism in the community, as well as a background in business, law and regulatory compliance. She currently serves as the Executive Director of the California Association of Local Agency Formation Commissions.

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CHUCK MOSHER

Director

Charles Mosher is a physician whose Board-certified specialty is Community Medicine, Public Health and Tropical Diseases. He is the author of scientific articles, textbook chapters, short stories and novels. He has lived in Mariposa County since 1977.

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MARILYN SAUNDERS

Executive Director

Marilyn Saunders recently retired from the Board of Directors and now serves as volunteer Executive Director.

 

PAST MEMBERS

Past Board members include:

  • Ginnie Day (2020)

  • Susan Brochini (2019) 

  • Dane Carlson

  • Vicki Kent

  • Betty Massey

  • Sue Overstreet (2016)

  • Ed Temple (2016)

  • Ed Johnson (2015)

  • Kris Casto (2014)