Board of Directors

The North Coast Resource Conservation & Development Council's
Acting Executive Director is Oona Heacock. Members of the Board of Directors may be reached by contacting Oona via email at or by phone at (707) 978-4149.

Our Board of Directors is comprised of the following officers and members:



President - Peter Braudrick has been an Associate Director of the Mendocino Resource Conservation District, and has worked with the California State Parks Department. He currently serves on the Jackson Demonstration State Forest Advisory Group.

Vice President - Darcie Mahoney is a Mendocino County forester with many years experience in sustainable forestry and water quality issues, and lives near Elk.

Treasurer - Susan Warner retired from the North Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board where she served as their Executive Officer, culminating over 25 years of Board experience in both the Central Valley and the North Coast. Susan was responsible for protecting water quality in the streams and groundwaters of the North Coast. Prior to her water quality career, Susan also taught agricultural science courses at San Joaquin Delta College and worked for the Agricultural Chemicals Division of Shell Chemical Company. Susan is a registered civil engineer, with a Master's degree in forest soil science from Oregon State University and a Bachelor's degree in Chemistry from the University of the Pacific. She has lived and worked in Mendocino and Sonoma County for nearly 30 years, and currently resides on the coast near the village of Mendocino, Mendocino County.

Secretary - Ron Rolleri was involved in the formation and development of the North Coast Resource Conservation & Development Council. He has lived in Sonoma County since 1971. After working in the high-tech industry for 12 years, Ron began a landscaping contracting business specializing in natural landscapes and efficient irrigation. Ron has managed vineyards, apple orchards, and planted his own vineyard in 1989. He has served on the Sonoma County Vineyard Technical Group as Director and President. He is currently Board of Directors of the Sonoma Resource Conservation District where he has been a Director since 1998. Ron resides in Sebastopol, Sonoma County.



Harry Lyons is a retired professor and represents the Lake County Resource Conservation District. Harry lives in Lake County

Ann Cassidy represents the Gold Ridge Resource Conservation and Development District on the Council. Ann lives in Bodega Bay and uses a rainwater harvest system to supply their home with water. She is a member of the Salmon Creek Watershed Council, Bay Area Barns and Trails, and other organizations.

Vacant Marin County representatives


Council Seeks New Board Members: The Council is seeking to add to the diversity in age and ethnicity on its Board of Directors. Interested people should contact Oona(at) to learn more. Interested people are welcome to attend the regularly scheduled meetings (held six times a year in different areas of our region) to learn more about the Council and its activities.

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