Speaker Date Topic
Traci Carrillo, Family Law Attorney Oct 17, 2017
Domestic Violence
Domestic Violence

Ms. Carrillo's practice includes Family Law and Criminal Defense. She successfully uses her background as a prosecutor and trial attorney to achieve excellent results on behalf of her clients. Ms. Carrillo's Criminal Defense practice includes every subject matter from driving under the influence to murder. Her Family Law practice includes divorce, custody, support and domestic violence related issues.  

From 2008 to 2015, Ms. Carrillo was a Deputy District Attorney with the Sonoma County District Attorney's Office. She handled felony cases involving domestic violence, gangs and murder.  As a senior trial prosecutor, she tried complex and high profile cases, including a four co-defendant gang murder case which required "dual juries".  All four defendants were convicted and currently serving sentences of life without the possibility of parole.

In 2015 Ms. Carrillo opened her own law office, where she primarily focused on criminal defense and family law matters, before joining Perry, Johnson, Anderson, Miller & Moskowitz LLP in 2017.

Ms. Carrillo's success as a trial attorney has been recognized many times. She received the "Larry J. Scoufos Trial Advocacy Award" for her work at the Sonoma County District Attorney's office, and "Felony Prosecutor of the Year" for her work with the Riverside County District Attorney's office, among other awards

Tom Greco, Communications Manager Oct 24, 2017
Pepperwood Preserve
Pepperwood Preserve

Pepperwood's Dwight Center for Conservation Science produces cutting-edge research, provides comprehensive environmental education for all ages, and facilitates an innovative citizen science initiative. We use our 3,200 acre nature preserve as a living laboratory to engage students, volunteers, and scientists in applied conservation. Our singular focus is applying science to safeguard the future of nature for generations to come.

Since June 2010, Pepperwood’s Dwight Center for Conservation Science has served over 40,000 visitors. We work with researchers from around the world to address challenges facing land and water managers today and we translate results into educational tools and practical solutions for our community.

Pepperwood reaches diverse audiences ranging from conservation leaders prioritizing open space protection, to college students thirsty for hands-on research experience, to families and youth from throughout the North Bay who delight in exploring Pepperwood through the lens of science. Pepperwood also leads habitat and watershed restoration programs aimed at increasing the health and resilience of the many species that call this land and the surrounding region home.

All of our programs serve as learning models throughout Northern California and beyond. Pepperwood produces the science needed to understand our changing environment and teaches people of all ages how to care for our natural places.

Jon Stout - Airport Manager Oct 31, 2017
Sonoma County Airport
Sonoma County Airport

Located in the heart of Northern California’s world-renowned Wine Country, Charles M. Schulz – Sonoma County Airport (STS) is the only airport that offers scheduled air service into the North Bay region. Alaska Airlines offers daily nonstop flights to and from Los Angeles, Portland, San Diego, and Seattle; four great cities that offer a wide range of connecting flights to destinations in the U.S. and around the world. Visitors and residents alike find STS an easy and convenient airport for getting to and from Lake, Marin, Mendocino, Napa, and Sonoma Counties.

Our speaker this week will be Airport Manager Jon Stout who will discuss current and planned operations at the airport and what changes have taken place over the last year.

Paul Belanger, WWII Veteran Nov 07, 2017
Rainey Howe, Executive Director Nov 14, 2017
Polly Klass Foundation
Polly Klass Foundation

Raine Howe is a non-profit executive professional specializing in program and fund development. She has nearly 20 years of experience in campaign strategies, project development, marketing, community outreach, donor cultivation, grant writing and administrative roles within non-profit environments.

Raine has been recruited as the new Executive Director of the Polly Klaas Foundation and looks forward to working with their staff, volunteers, board of directors and the community at large to ensure all children have the information they need to remain safe, and that any family whose child who goes missing, no matter what the circumstances, has the resources they need to help bring them home safely.

Raine is passionate about her community involvement and has been fortunate to live in places that offered volunteer and work experiences which allowed her to grow both personally and professionally since beginning to work with non-profits two decades ago.

Kathey Crothers, RC Middletown Nov 21, 2017
Polio Plus
Stacy Mohr Nov 28, 2017
Big Brothers Big Sisters
Rick Abbott Dec 05, 2017
Catholic Charities