Board Members

Headshot Beth McCleary, Board Member

I started attending Friends Meeting or worship, and taught at a Friends high school, in Maryland in 1994; I was first an attender, then a member of Reno Meeting since 2000; I started attending quarterly meetings at SFC in 2005 or so with my two kids; I joined the CPFEA board 4+ years ago; I own and run my farm/ranch on the eastern front of the Sierra in Washoe Valley, Nevada.

Headshot Doug Milhous, Alternate Clerk

Doug Milhous is retired from Shasta College where he worked as a computer science professor for fifteen years. Doug enjoyed the diversity of students in his classes at the community college. He had a strong sense of making a difference in the lives of his students. He was able to model both strong technical skills and strong people skills in his teaching. 

Headshot Jamal Walker, Board Member

A bio of Jamal Walker will be available on our site soon.

Headshot John Inman, Recording Clerk

John is an environmental scientist and a resident community member at Sierra Friends Center. 

Headshot Krista Fotou, Treasurer

Krista Fotou lives with her husband and son in Petaluma, California. Her son, Elias, attended The Woolman Semester School in the spring of 2015. Currently she works for the Human Services Department of Sonoma County in the Economic Assistance Division. For seven years Krista served as Treasurer for the Friends of Cherry Valley Library. She also volunteered on a committee to raise funds for the Sonoma County Children's Village, a program that strove to keep siblings in foster care together in permanent homes.

Headshot Lisa Hubbell, Board Member

A bio of Lisa Hubbell will be available on our site soon. 

Headshot Phyllis Jewell, Board Member

Pomona College (B.A., Modern European Languages & Literature); Tulane University Law School (J.D.); Université Pierre Mendès-France / Grenoble II (post-graduate studies); member of California State Bar; Specialist Certification in Immigration & Nationality Law by California State Bar Board of Legal Specialization; practicing immigration lawyer in San Francisco 1985-present. Resident in Marin County.

Headshot Sandra Schwartz, Clerk of the Board

Sandra Schwartz is an activist, social worker, member of a Quaker Meeting for 34 years, mother, friend, passionate about social justice and progressive education.

Headshot Sarah Tyrrell, Board Member

A bio of Sarah Tyrrell will be available on our site soon.