Leadership

2015 Executive Committee

The 13 members of CWDA's Executive Committee guide the association toward its mission, with oversight from the Board of Directors. The Executive Committee is composed of six annually elected officers, who serve along with two representatives from Los Angeles County, two representatives from California's 20 small counties, the chairs of the Fiscal and Legislative Committees, and the immediate past president. The current CWDA President chairs the Executive Committee.

President  
Barry Zimmerman, Ventura 805-477-5301
   
Vice President at Large  
Trent Rhorer, San Francisco 415-557-6541
   
Executive Officer  
Susan von Zabern, Riverside 951-358-3000
   
Treasurer/Secretary  
Linda Haugan, San Bernardino 909-387-4717
   
Vice President of Administration  
Lori Cox, Alameda 510-271-9100
   
Vice President of Program  
Jerry Dunn, Sonoma 707-565-5800
   
Vice President of Services  
Kelly Woodard, Madera 559-675-7841
   
Los Angeles County Representatives  
Sheryl Spiller, DPSS 562-908-8400
Phillip Browning, DCFS 213-351-5602
   
20 Small Counties Representatives  
Eric Nielson, Lassen 530-251-8152
Elizabeth Kelly, Colusa 530-458-0250
   
Legislative  
Kathy Harwell, Stanislaus 209-558-2500
   
Fiscal  
Cathi Grams, Butte 530-538-7572
Howard Himes, Napa 707-253-4279
   
Executive Director  
Frank Mecca, CWDA 916-443-1749

Additional Information

CWDA Organizational Chart