SFCS Supporters

Our deepest thanks go to our SFCS supporters and partners!

School District-related
Patrick Holland, former MCUSD/COE Superintendent
Janette Gamble, former MCUSD/COE Trustee, Educator, Administrator

Federal and State Government
Jeff Denham, U.S. Congressman
Tom Berryhill, California State Senator
Kristin Olsen, California State Assemblymember
George Radanovich, former U.S. Congressman

County Government
Mariposa County Board of Supervisors
Janet Bibby, Mariposa County Supervisor, District III
Doug Binnewies, Mariposa County Sheriff-Coroner
Robert Brown, Mariposa District Attorney
Keith Williams, Mariposa County Treasurer-Tax Collector

Mariposa County Organizations
Annette Palmer, Catheys Valley Parent Teacher Improvement Club
Lester Bridges, Mariposa County Chamber of Commerce
Jerry Feroben, Mariposa County Board of Realtors
Tony Toso, Mariposa County Farm Bureau
Keri Cabezut Ortiz, Merced Mariposa Cattleman’’s Association
Sandra Vasquez, Tribal Council
Tyson Wellcome, Ethos: A movement of youth
Chevon Kothari, Mountain Crisis Services
Glenn Franklin, Cousin Jack Music Foundation

UC Merced
Dorothy Leland, Chancellor of UC Merced
Juan Meza, Dean of Natural Sciences
Dan Hirleman, Dean of Engineering
Mark Aldenderfer, Dean of Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts
Roger Bales, Director of Sierra Nevada Research Institute
Orquidea Largo, Interim Director, Center for Educational Partnerships
Mayya Tokman, Director of Science and Math Initiative
John Elliott, Director of Energy and Sustainability
Teenie Matlock, Chair, Cognitive Science Program

Merced College and Other UC and CSU
Doug Kain, Dean of Science, Math, Engineering and Computer Science, Merced College
Na’’ilah Suad Nasir, Associate Professor, Cognition and Development, UC Berkeley
Edie Jessup, Central California Regional Obesity Prevention Program, CSU Fresno

Nature Conservation and Education Organizations
Bridget Fithian, Conservation Director, Sierra Foothills Conservancy
Kristina Rylands, Director, NatureBridge Yosemite
Pam Meierding, Balanced Rock Foundation

Sustainability Innovators
Ken Dickerson, Ecological Farming Association
Heather Bernikoff and David Raboy, CarStations

Mariposa County Community Members
Mike Fagalde, Lawyer (Mariposa County Bar Assoc.)
Scott Jackson, Local Government Archeaologist
Sandra Vasquez, Member, American Indian Council of Mariposa County
Donna Fredrickson Lettice, Catheys Valley Parent Schooling Children in Merced
Darel and Linda Scoggin, Mason, Hornitos and Mariposa Masonic Lodges
Mary Jane Erickson
Marci Jones Messick, Midpines Parent Homeschooling Out of District
Nancy Cordero, Catheys Valley Grandparent
Wendy Davis, Bootjack Parent Schooling Children at Woodland Elementary
Kelly Salonen, Catheys Valley Parent, Daycare Provider

We would also like to thank our many Parent and Teacher Signatories
and Pony Expresso Coffee House & Trading Post, Sugar Pine Cafe and River Rock Inn
for hospitality, fine service and delicious food.