Our Leadership Council

The Leadership Council is the decision-making and advisory body of our Collaborative. Learn more about the leadership council members.

Introducing Our Leadership Council Members

🎉Congratulations to our newly seated Leadership Council members from Phase 2 of nominations:

Sutter & Yuba

  • Jeremy Brown, Yuba College

Regional or At-Large Disinvested Communities

  • Dawnté Early, United Way Capital Region

Labor & Worker Support

  • Ivory Watts, Service Employees International Union
  • Bill Camp, Office of Professional Employees International Union


  • Danzell Nunsuch, Community Member
  • Christy Jewel, Institute for Local Government
  • Orville Thomas, California Mobility Center


  • Adelita Serena, Community Member
  • Anthony Taula-Lieras, Community Member
  • Robert Bendorf, Community Member



Daurice Smith

County of Colusa

Wayne Mitchum Jr.

Colusa Indian Community Council

El Dorado & Placer
Gloria Stearns

County of Placer

Rana Ghadban

Roseville Area Chamber of Commerce

Nevada & Tahoe
Sacramento & Yolo
Sutter & Yuba

Regional or At-large Disinvested Communities

Regional or At-large Sector Partners