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2017 MDIA Board of Directors 

 Board Member  Position
 Mike Woodring  President
 Steve Smith  Vice President
 Nancy Topp  Treasurer
 Jim McBride  Secretary
 Leslie Contreras
 Dan Fitzgerald
 Jim Holmes
 Michelle Hummel
 Bill Karieva
 Ruth Ann Kishi
 Carol Lane
 Rich McDrew
 Jenn Roe
 Liz Watson

2017 MDIA Committee Members and Leads as of January, 2017 

Committee

       Purpose

Lead

Archives

Maintains archives and Box.com

Nancy Topp

Contracts

Develops required contracts

Jim McBride

Corporate Governance

Updates and maintains the documents contained within the MDIA Board of Directors’ Handbook

Jim McBride

Fundraising/ Grant Writing

Develops fundraising strategies, obtains grants and donations

Rich McDrew

Hikes

Recruits for hike leaders, advertises, and leads hikes in the park

Leslie Contreras

Insurance

Negotiates appropriate insurance coverage and manages insurance-related matters

Nancy Topp

Interpretive Displays

Designs and fabricates interpretive panels and visitor center displays

Mike Woodring

Marketing, Outreach and Publicity

Develops portable displays and staffs events; furnishes material to advertise MDIA and recruit new members

Steve Smith

MCVC

Recruits and trains docents, collects money and docent logs, cleans and maintains MCVC

Ruth Ann Kishi,

Leslie Contreras

Membership

Maintains membership list, prepares membership communications, and prepares and sends bulk mailings

Liz Watson

Merchandising

Handles merchandising, inventory, reporting, for merchandising in and outside of park, including refreshments and fulfillment

Jim Holmes

Nominating

Recruits and nominates board members and officers

Mike Woodring

Park Maintenance

Repairs, replaces and improves park structures with park approval

Steve Smith

Publications

Publishes Mount Diablo Review, Mountain News, MDIA annual report, and other MDIA publications

Ruth Ann Kishi

Telescopes

Installs, collects money, and maintains the MDIA telescopes

Rich McDrew

Trail Maintenance/ Adoption

Coordinates MDIA-sponsored trail maintenance activities and expenses with park staff. Arranges for maintenance of Globe Lily Trail adopted by MDIA

Carol Lane

Trail Signage

Determines the need for new trail signs and posts, coordinates sign orders with park staff, and installs signs and posts

Mike Woodring

Trash Removal

Removes non-indigenous material from the park

Rich McDrew

Volunteers in Park (VIP) Program

Acts as liaison between the Park’s Volunteer Coordinator and the Board.  Approves, or brings to the Board for approval, expenses requested or incurred by or on behalf of the VIP Program.

Jim Holmes

Website and Social Media

Designs, updates, and maintains MDIA website

Mike Woodring, Michelle Hummel

Committee

       Purpose

Lead

Archives

Maintains archives and Box.com

Nancy Topp

Contracts

Develops required contracts

Ken LavinJim McBride

Corporate Governance

Updates and maintains the documents contained within the MDIA Board of Directors’ Handbook

Jim McBride

Fundraising/ Grant Writing

Develops fundraising strategies, obtains grants and donations

Rich McDrew

Hikes

Recruits for hike leaders, advertises, and leads hikes in the park

Liz Watsoneslie Contreras

Insurance

Negotiates appropriate insurance coverage and manages insurance-related matters

Jim BilyNancy Topp

Interpretive Displays

Designs and fabricates interpretive panels and visitor center displays

Mike Woodring

Marketing, Outreach and Publicity

Develops portable displays and staffs events; furnishes material to advertise MDIA and recruit new members

Rich McDrewSteve Smith

MCVC

Recruits and trains docents, collects money and docent logs, cleans and maintains MCVC

Sue DoneckerRuth Ann Kishi,

Leslie Contreras

Membership

Maintains membership list,, prepares membership communications, and and prepares and sends bulk mailings

Liz Watson

Merchandising

Handles merchandising, inventory, reporting, for merchandising in and outside of park, including refreshments and fulfillment

Jim Holmes

Nominating

Recruits for and nominates board members and and officers

Rich McDrewMike Woodring

Park Maintenance

Repairs, replaces and improves park structures with park approval

Jim MitchellSteve Smith

Publications

Publishes Mount Diablo Review, Mountain News, MDIA annual report, and other MDIA publications

Ruth Ann Kishi

Telescopes

Installs, collects money, and maintains the MDIA telescopes

Rich McDrew

Trail Maintenance / Adoption

Coordinates MDIA-sponsored trail maintenance activities and expenses with park staff. Arranges for maintenance of Globe Lily Trail adopted by MDIA.

Jim BilyCarol Lane

Trail Signage

Determines the need for new trail signs and posts, coordinates sign orders with park staff, and installs signs and posts

Mike Woodring

Trash Removal

Removes non-indigenous material from the park

Rich McDrew

Volunteer Coordinatos in Park (VIP) Programr

Acts as liaison between the Park’s Volunteer Coordinator and the Board.  Approves, or brings to the Board for approval, expenses requested or incurred by the Park’s Volunteer Coordinator or on behalf of the VIP Program.

Jim Holmes

Website and Social Media

Designs, updates, and maintains MDIA website

Mike Woodring, Jim MitchellMichelle Hummel