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Donna del Rey, Trustee

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    Current Term 2014-2018

Donna has been a member of the Board of Trustees since 2012 and an active member of various subcommittees over that time, including DELAC, Homework Policy Committee, Board Policy Committee, and the HEF Governing Board. She has been a Healdsburg resident since 1996 when she and her family moved to rural Healdsburg from urban San Francisco.  Donna worked at an industry-leading scientific software company for 22 years and, after moving to Healdsburg, founded Relish Culinary Adventures, a small business in downtown Healdsburg, in 2003. Her two children are proud graduates of Healdsburg High School; her son recently graduated from University of Oregon and her daughter currently attends Chico State. Donna has been actively involved in other community and activist organizations, including the board of Live Oak Preschool, the Healdsburg Chamber of Commerce, and Slow Food USA.

Meet the Board of Trustees

Judy Velasquez, President

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Current Term 2016-2020

Judy has been a member of the Board of Trustees since 2004. She worked in the Healdsburg schools for 25 years teaching second, fourth, fifth, and sixth grades. She was a mentor teacher in reading, writing and history. She attended the writing program at the University of New Hampshire and implemented writing programs for the elementary schools. Her husband was a counselor at the high school for 32 years, and both her son and daughter attended Healdsburg schools from pre-school through grade twelve. She has two granddaughters, two grandsons here in Healdsburg and volunteers at Healdsburg Elementary School. She loves reading, gardening, and quiltmaking.

Vince Dougherty, Trustee

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Current Term 2014-2018

Vince has been a member of the Board of Trustees since 2010 and a resident of Healdsburg since 1985. He was born and raised in the tight knit community of Tonkawa, Oklahoma and graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a degree in finance. Vince has a love of education which was instilled in him by his father who taught high school and who retired as a college professor after 35 years. Upon moving to Healdsburg, Vince worked in real estate before pursuing his true passion, technology. Along with running his business, Lavish Networks, Vince has served on numerous non-profit boards including Little League, The Healdsburg Museum, The Healdsburg Boys & Girls Club and The Healdsburg Animal Shelter and has served on the board and as President of the Healdsburg Kiwanis Club.

Vince remains a very active member of the community. He umpires Little League games, volunteers at numerous community events throughout the year, and enjoys helping senior citizens bridge the technology gap. He is passionate about University of Oklahoma sports, photography, and restoring his vintage home. He also loves to travel with his wife Paula and son Mackenzie.

Jami Kiff, Vice President

Current Term 2016-2020

Jami was elected to the Board of Trustees in 2016 and has lived in Healdsburg since 1998. She moved here from San Luis Obispo where she lived for 10 years after receiving her B.S in Recreation Administration and M.A. in Education Administration, both from Cal Poly. This is also where she met her husband, Martin who was attending Cal Poly and “working” as a rodeo bullfighter. Prior to entering the education field, she spent a number of years in hotel management and traveling all over the western U.S. as Martin pursued his professional rodeo career. Jami originally hails from San Diego, a favorite vacation spot for annual summer vacations for her family. In 2000, she began working as an adjunct faculty member at Santa Rosa Junior College where she continues to teach in the Work Experience Department. In addition, she has been a junior high language arts teacher in Windsor since 2006. She has always been very involved in any activity her sons Lucas and Wilson were involved in from 4-H to FFA, to various sports here in Healdsburg. Her move to Healdsburg was a homecoming for her husband who moved here when he was in high school. They have raised their two boys on their family farm in Alexander Valley.

Aracely Romo-Flores, Trustee

Current Term 2016-2020