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Board Members

Joe Christy


Joe chairs board meetings, manages projects, coordinates volunteers, and
writes a monthly column on Fire Safe issues in our community's monthly newsletter. He spent 7 years on the permanent scientific staff managing the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute, a California 501(c)(3) corporation funded by more than $3 million in federal and foundation grants annually.

Alec Webster


Alec served for over 25 years as a volunteer firefighter in Bonny Doon. He currently serves on the board of the Helen and Will Webster Foundation, which supports environmental education at all levels.

Marcus Frost

Board Member

Stephen Joined the board in 2014, but, despite his brief but illustrious service, hasn't yet provided us with a picture/bio blurb.

Nadia Hamey

Vice President

Nadia is an independent Registered Professional Forester. On the board she writes grants, treatment prescriptions and CEQA documentation.

Paul Gabriel

Board Member

As a lifetime resident of Bonny Doon, Paul is keenly interested in his community and the safety and well being of his neighbors. He has served on the Fire Safe Council since 2011 and focuses much of his energy on our Shaded Fuel Break projects. Paul is an accomplished engineer machinist and mechanic and is employed at a Santa Cruz confectionery company. As an avid outdoor enthusiast, Paul enjoys hiking, biking and nature photography.

Ilana King


Professionally, Ilana is involved in providing management, accounting and financial services to non-profits. On the board, she focuses on managing the budget and accounts of the organization.

Andy Hubbs

Board Member

Andy is Vegetation Management Program Coordinator, CAL FIRE San Mateo/Santa Cruz Unit. He also writes treatment prescriptions and CEQA documentation.