THE C.R.E.W. BOARD OF DIRECTORS AND ADVISORY COUNCIL
Board of Directors
Mary Bergen – President and Chairperson
Mary is a long time Ojai Valley Avocado Rancher. She is also a retired maritime biologist who has worked for California Dept. of Fish & Game.
Laura S. Ciontea, CPA – Treasurer
Laura Ciontea, CPA, works in the audit and accounting practice of Damitz, Brooks, Nightingale, Turner & Morrisset. She joined the firm in 1997 and has over 30 years of experience in public accounting. Her principal areas of practice are accounting and auditing with special emphasis in nonprofit organizations, manufacturing, and benefit plans
Michelle Henson – Secretary
Michelle is Vice President and Senior Commercial Loan Officer of Bank of the Sierra and has extensive experience working with youth and Rotary.
Larry is a retired school psychologist and avid horse lover, who has a serious interest in environmental issues.
Bill is a former teacher in an environmental education private school, as well as a retired businessman and a lifelong animal welfare advocate. His special interests in the Ojai Valley include land preservation, and trail building and maintenance.
Sandy is a long-time Ojai civic and environmental leader, and works as Business Intelligence Manager at Patagonia.
Greg Lepine is an award-winning teacher retired from the Ojai Unified School District for over 20 years. Greg was instrumental in establishing a Career Technical Pathway class at Nordhoff High School in the fields of environmental science and sustainable agriculture where students worked alongside industry professionals.
C.R.E.W. Advisory Council
Allan J. West