Board of Directors

The Redwood Coast Energy Authority is governed by a board of directors whose members are appointed by the governing bodies of our member agencies.

Board of Directors business meetings are held on the fourth Thursday of each month at 3:30 p.m.  Meetings are located at the Humboldt Bay Municipal Water District Office, 828 Seventh St., Eureka, CA  95501. (Exceptions are being made during the COVID-19 Shelter-in-Place order and are being held online). Meeting agendas and minutes are listed below.

RCEA Board members meeting in the Humboldt Bay Municipal Water District Office

Current RCEA Board Members:

County of Humboldt  –  Estelle Fennell (Vice Chair)
City of Trinidad  –  Dave Grover
City of Arcata  –  Michael Winkler
City of Blue Lake  –  Chris Curran
City of Eureka  –  Austin Allison (Board Chair)
City of Ferndale  –  Stephen Avis
City of Fortuna  –  Dean Glaser
City of Rio Dell  –  Frank Wilson
Humboldt Municipal Water District  –  Sheri Woo

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RCEA Board of Directors Meeting

Thursday, Nov. 19  3:30 p.m.

To observe the meeting:

  • Online: Zoom link
  • Or via Telephone:
    • US: +1 669 900 6833  or  +1 253 215 8782
    • (for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location)
  • Meeting ID: 819 7236 8051 #

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  • If participating online, raise your hand during the public comment periods to speak. You may be limited to 3 minutes each.
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  • Email Include the agenda item number in the subject line.
  • Comments received before agenda item discussion will be read at the meeting. Comments may be limited to ≈ 500 words.
  • Comments received after the item’s discussion will be included in the meeting record.

Board of Directors Meetings

Subcommittee Meeting

RCEA Finance Subcommittee (Standing)

Created at the January 28, 2019, RCEA Board meeting to meet as needed to work with staff and advise the Board of Directors on matters relating to audit, finance and budget. Finance Subcommittee members serve one-year terms ending on the first regular Board meeting of each year.

The ad hoc Fiscal Year 19-20 Finance Subcommittee was disbanded at the same meeting.


  • Director Chris Curran
  • Director Michael Winkler
  • Director Sheri Woo

PLEASE NOTE: Finance Subcommittee meetings are held at the RCEA offices, located at 633 Third Street, Eureka CA 95501.

May 8, 2019 Packet (PDF)

June 12, 2019 Packet (PDF) 

June 10, 2020 Packet (PDF)

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633 3rd Street

Eureka, CA 95501

(707) 269-1700

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