OUR VOLUNTEERS

The success of the Miss California Organization is due to the dedication and involvement of our VOLUNTEER State Staff and Executive Directors. We acknowledge their enormous contributions with our most sincere gratitude.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS
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Donna Jones
Chairman of the Board
Patricia (Northrup) Murray
Miss California 1992
Director
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Russ Gladden
Director
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Connie Tyer
Secretary
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Merri Caywood
Treasurer
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Lynn Blackburn
Director, Information and Internet
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Erin Salwasser
Director
Jaclyn Grossman, Esq.
Director
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Connie Oliver
Director
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David Bonetto
Director
STATE STAFF
Patricia Murray
Chief Executive Officer
Executive Director
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Russ Gladden
Chief Operating Officer
President
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Donna Jones
Director of Field Operations
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Erin Salwasser
Judges' Chairperson
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Lynn Blackburn
Miss California Magazine Editor
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Sharon Cordes
Preliminary Pageant Association President
Junann Smith
Miss California’s Outstanding Teen
Executive Director
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Kari Volen
Miss California Academy Chair
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Cassie Alex
Ticket Chair
Outstanding Teen Business Manager
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Connie Bell
Dressing Room Coordinator
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Stephanie  Hart
Concierge and Hospitality Chair
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Paula Gross
Princess Director
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Connie Tyer
Hostess Chair
Backstage Facilitator
Cuisine Director
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Claudette Davis
Outstanding Teen Dressing Room Chair
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Doug Hikawa
Miss California Photographer
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Kathi Hikawa
Miss California Business Manager
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George Juarez
Program Promotion
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Songee Barker
Director of Gratuity
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Connie Oliver
Contestant & Program Recruitment
Courtney Peters, Esq.
Marketplace Chair
Coleen Rockey
Scholarship Chair
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Jessa Carmack
Social Media
Public Relations
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Lori Volmar
Hostess
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Layne Sanders
Ombudsman
Marilyn Schwadron
Music Licensing Director
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Katrina Moramarco
Music Licensing Associate
In-Kind Sponsor Liaison
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Freeman Stamper
Archivist
Jeffrey Gerhardt
Security
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Connie Livingston
Hostess
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Paula Pressley
Hostess
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Merri Caywood
Hostess
Mary Bette
Hostess
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Yvette Sanchez
Hostess
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Leslie Hanstad
Hostess
Peggy LaCroix
California Concierge Chair
FIELD STAFF
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Gwen Adkins
Field Director
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Derek Copple
Field Director
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Linda Dash
Field Director
Jeffrey Gerhardt
Field Director
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Paul Sanfilipo
Field Director
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Tom Woods
Field Director
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Connie Benson, Esq.
Field Director
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Stephanie Quintal
Field Director
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Layne Sanders
Field Director
LOCAL DIRECTORS
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Patrick Cordes
Miss Anaheim
Miss Anaheim Hills
Miss Canyon Hills
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Sharon Cordes, Ed.D.
Miss Anaheim
Miss Anaheim Hills
Miss Canyon Hills
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Trisha Camp
Miss San Diego
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Mickey Copple
Miss Blythe
Miss Desert Southland
Miss Hollywood
Miss Southland
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Karen Grimaldi
Miss Central California
Miss Delta Valley
Miss San Joaquin County
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Cathi Artis
Miss Central Valley
Miss Tulare County
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Connie Benson, Esq.
Miss City of Orange
Miss Orange Coast
Miss Orange County
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Alyssa Bandoni
Miss Clovis
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Stephanie Quintal
Miss San Jose
Miss Santa Clara
Miss Silicon Valley
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Ken Rockey
Miss Culver City
Miss Los Angeles County
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Marie Theurich
Miss Fresno County
Debbie Morse
Miss Garden Grove
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Edy King
Miss Sonoma County
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Tiffany Hill
Miss High Desert
Miss High Desert Hills
Teresa Vernon
Miss Kings County
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Michele Moser
Miss Marin County
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Verna Jacobs
Miss Mendocino County
Wendy Ekizian
Miss Merced County
Miss Sierra Nevada
Miss Yosemite Valley
Michelle Symes Thiara
Miss Merced County
Miss Sierra Nevada
Miss Yosemite Valley
Jennifer Kohlenberger
Miss Tustin
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Karen Urell
Miss Placentia
Miss Yorba Linda
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Maureen Daugerty
Miss San Diego
Lynn Miller
Miss San Fernando Valley
Miss Woodland Hills
SCHOLARSHIP ASSOCIATES
Sharon Terrill, M.A.
Miss California 1968
Chairman of the Board
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Merri Caywood
Scholarship Associates Treasurer
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Connie Benson, Esq.
Secretary

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