Cope Family Center welcomed five new members to their Board of Directors, each to serve three-year terms with the possibility of re-election for one more additional term: Suzy Anderson, Lynn Jakubowski, Sharon Krider, Tina Laviolette, and Blain Ross.
Suzy Anderson, is a partner with Coldwell Banker Brokers of the Valley and an active community member; Lynn Jakubowski, is the Volunteer Coordinator at Visit Napa Valley, joins the Board of Directors excited to "make a positive difference in people's lives and to help children in need get off to a better start in life. Sharon Krider, is a Registered Nurse at both Kaiser Permanente and Queen of the Valley Hospital; Tina Laviolette, grew up in Napa and attended Napa Valley College. She has been in bank management for 12 years and currently serves as the financial services manager at Mechanics Bank’s new Napa office; Blain Ross, former entrepreneur and an active community volunteer, works at the helm of The Lux Productions. Executive Director of Cope Family Center, Joelle Gallagher, states, “These new board members bring a fresh perspective and a great amount of enthusiasm to our already outstanding board.”
Cope Family Center Board of Directors in comprised of fifteen dedicated community members who generously contribute their skills and expertise to the oversight and leadership of our agency. The Board Officers will remain the same: Coreen Pinney as President, Tiffany van Gorder as Vice President, Michael Corrigan as Treasury, and Bob Gerlach as Secretary. Leaving the Board after six years of service each are Karin Poire of Coombs & Dunlap, and Sean Dempsey of Villagio Inn & Spa.