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
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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
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Jaclyn Grossman, Esq.
Director
Junann-Smith
Junann Smith
Director
STATE STAFF
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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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Junann Smith
Preliminary Pageant Association President
Susan-Sullivan
Susan Sullivan
Miss California’s Outstanding Teen
Executive Director
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Audrey Valles
Vice President
State Development
Preparation
Social Media
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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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Sherrie Curry
Outstanding Teen Judges’ Chair
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Paula Gross
Princess Director
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Connie Tyer
Hostess Chair
Backstage Facilitator
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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
Contestant Cuisine Chair
Miss California Business Manager
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George Juarez
Program Promotion
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Sara Lopez
Hospitality
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Connie Oliver
State Sponsors & State Preparation
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Courtney Peters
Marketplace Chair
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Coleen Rockey
Scholarship Chair
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Jessa Carmack
Social Media
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Shaylynn Graydon
Social Media
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Layne Sanders
Ombudsman
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Marilyn Schwadron
Music Licensing Director
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Katrina Moramarco
Music Licensing Associate
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Freeman Stamper
Archivist
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Jeffrey Gerhardt
Security
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Connie Livingston
Hostess
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Paula Pressley
Hostess
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Merri Caywood
Hostess
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Mary Bette
Hostess
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Yvette Sanchez
Hostess
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Leslie Hanstad
Hostess
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Lori Volmar
Hostess
FIELD STAFF
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Gwen Adkins
Field Director
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Paul Sanfilipo
Field Director
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Derek Copple
Field Director
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Tom Woods
Field Director
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Jeffrey Gerhardt
Field Director
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Linda Dash
Field Director
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Gabino Lopez
Deputy Field Director
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Connie Benson
Deputy Field Director
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Layne Sanders
Deputy Field Director
LOCAL DIRECTORS
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Patrick Cordes
Miss Anaheim
Miss Anaheim Hills
Miss Canyon Hills
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Sharon Cordes
Miss Anaheim
Miss Anaheim Hills
Miss Canyon Hills
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Adonica Porter
Miss Barbary Coast
Miss County of San Francisco
Miss Golden Gate
Miss San Francisco
Miss Treasure Island
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Gabino Lopez
Miss Bay Area
Miss North Bay
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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 North Valley
Miss San Joaquin County
Junann-Smith
Junann Smith
Miss Central Valley
Miss Tulare County
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Connie Benson
Miss City of Orange
Miss Orange Coast
Miss Orange County
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Alyssa Bandoni
Miss Clovis
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Paula Gross
Miss Contra Costa County
Miss Greater East Bay
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Ken Rockey
Miss Culver City
Miss Los Angeles County
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Keeli Lisack
Miss Fountain Valley
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Marie Theurich
Miss Fresno County
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Debbie Morse
Miss Garden Grove
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Tiffany Hill
Miss High Desert
Miss High Desert Hills
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Teresa Vernon
Miss Kings County
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Sandra Orchid
Miss Lake County
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Michele Moser
Miss Marin County
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Verna Jacobs
Miss Mendocino County
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Wendy Ekizian
Miss Merced County
Miss Sierra Nevada
Miss Yosemite Valley
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Michelle Symes Thiara
Miss Merced County
Miss Sierra Nevada
Miss Yosemite Valley
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Sara Lopez
Miss Napa County
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Karen Urell
Miss Placentia
Miss Yorba Linda
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Allison Wood
Miss Redwood City/San Mateo County
April-Smith
April Smith
Miss Sacramento County
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Maureen Daugerty
Miss San Diego
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Trisha Camp
Miss San Diego
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Lynn Miller
Miss San Fernando Valley
Miss Woodland Hills
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Ruth Wickham
Miss San Luis Obispo County
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Stephanie Quintal
Miss Santa Clara
Miss Silicon Valley
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Edy King
Miss Sonoma County
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Laura DuPriest
Miss Surf City
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Sue Prescott
Miss Surf City
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Jennifer Kohlenberger
Miss Tustin
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Nancy Gruttemeyer
Miss Ventura County
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Kimberly Ho
Miss Westminster
SCHOLARSHIP ASSOCIATES
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Sharon Terrill
Miss California 1968
Chairman of the Board
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Sharon Terrill
Scholarship Associates Treasurer
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Connie Benson
Secretary