Ms. Madson is from Redding, California. She has a large family: her mother, sister, brother-in-law, four brothers, three nieces, six nephews, and three great-nieces. Marot enjoys attending her day program, taking care of her mother, knitting, cleaning, baking, and shopping. She has been a board member in the past, first joining the board in 2001.
Mr. Green represents Lassen County on the Board of Directors.
Ms. Hess notes that her family consists of her husband, Ted, and her cat, Sampson. Ms. Hess is the receptionist at Rowell Family Empowerment of Northern California. She knows sign language and likes to interpret songs. She also likes scrap-booking.
Ms. Bowman is the District Services Supervisor at COMPASS, LLC. She is the Service Provider Advisory Committee representative on the Board. She enjoys spending time with her family (Brandon, Samuel and Elizabeth), as well as reading, watching movies and “hanging out” in her community. She is currently attending Bethel School of Ministry. Ms. Bowman worked at FNRC for three years before going to work at COMPASS. She says she enjoyed working at the regional center and she appreciates all of the knowledge she gained there.
Ms. Ryberg served on the Board several years ago. She is retired as a former Administrative Assistant at the Trinity County Office of Education. Ms. Ryberg has also worked as a Licensed Psychiatric Technician at Sonoma State Developmental Disabilities Center; she was the Coordinator for Trinity County Youth Services; and she worked as a Para-Professional in the schools in Trinity County. Her hobbies include potter, babysitting her grandchildren, taking walks to the river and yoga.
Ronda Dever lives in Butte County. She is the representative of the Family Advisory Committee on the FNCC Board. She lives with her husband, Jim, and her son, Colin, who has autism. Ronda is a wife and mother who loves to camp, read, knit, and spend time with close friends who also have children with development disabilities. They provide support and encouragement to each other. Ronda says, “Our family enjoys spending time together at home. We love to go camping and spending time with our animals in our beautiful community.”
Ms. Shipp lives in Oroville, California with her husband and family. She is an RN, a Public Health Nurse, and works in property management as well.
Her interests include gardening, family, swimming, health education, and travel.
Mr. Battles represents People First on the Board of Directors.
Ms. Phillips represents Glenn County. She works for the We Care A Lot Foundation as a Life Guide. She sings in a choir and likes scrap-booking with her sisters. She also enjoys People First and plays in the Special Olympics.
Ms. McCreary is a retired special education teacher. She was an SDC teacher in both Oregon and California for many years and was an RSP teacher for 8 years at the high school level in Chico. She writes curriculum for a wide range of student populations. She enjoys writing and involvement in Amnesty International, Doctors Without Borders, the Retired Teachers Association, and ARP.
Ms. Clapp’s family includes herself, her daughter and son-in-law, three grandchildren, two dogs, and six cats. She is a retired arts and crafts teacher. She enjoys fly fishing, miniatures, and all forms of arts and crafts.
Ms. Crisp is a member-at-large on the Board of Directors.
Ms. Corletto’s family includes her husband, Werner, Sr., and her two children, Werner, Jr. and Suzette. She works as a Parent Bilingual Assistant for RFENC. Her special interests include helping her children on the way through life (a learning experience for her as well). She also enjoys reading and embroidery and confesses to being a “clean freak”!
Mr. Beals family includes his father, mother, and sister. He is a client of the Siskiyou Opportunity Center. His special interests include art, computers, reading, and history. He wants to help the disabled in Siskiyou County by being their advocate.
Mr. Hatton’s family includes his wife, four grown daughters, and his grandchildren. He is a Lifeguide for disabled adults. His special interests include: soccer, coaching, and football equipment manager at Shasta College… along with being a grandparent!