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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. at the Wharfinger Building’s downstairs Bay Room, 1 Marina Way, Eureka, CA  95501 (map). Meeting agendas, minutes and on-demand video links are listed below. Meeting recordings are also aired on Access Humboldt/Optimum Cable Channel 10 on Saturdays at 2 p.m.

Board of Directors

Dir. Sarah Schaefer

Sarah Schaefer, Vice-Chair

City of Arcata

Meredith Matthews, Alternate

Me web photo

Elise Scafani

City of Blue Lake

Angela Shull, Alternate

photo of Natalie Arroyo, Humboldt County Supervisor

Natalie Arroyo

County of Humboldt

Mike Wilson, Alternate

Scott Bauer Head Shot

Scott Bauer

City of Eureka

Renee Contreras-DeLoach, Alternate

Skip Jorgensen, Ferndale Director

Skip Jorgensen

City of Ferndale

Leonard Lund, Alternate

Kris Mobley, Fortuna City Council head shot

Kris Mobley

City of Fortuna

Mike Losey, Alternate

Dir. Sheri Woo

Sheri Woo, Chair

Humboldt Bay Municipal Water District

Michelle Fuller, Alternate

Frank Wilson.Rio Dell

Frank Wilson

City of Rio Dell

Debra Garnes, Alternate

Jack Tuttle photo

Jack Tuttle

City of Trinidad

Jack West, Alternate

Yurok Vice Chair Frankie Myers

Frankie Myers

Yurok Tribe

Sherri Provolt, Alternate


Jason Ramos

Blue Lake Rancheria 

Heidi Moore-Guynup, Alternate

RCEA Board
of Directors

Thursday, May 23
3:30 p.m.


  • Location: Wharfinger Building downstairs Bay Room, 1 Marina Way, Eureka, CA.
  • Can’t join the Board in-person? Participate online or by phone.
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    • Call in to (669) 900-6833 or (253) 215-8782
    • Webinar ID: 819 7236 8051
    • Raise your hand in the webinar controls during the public comment periods, or press *9 on your phone.
    • Staff will let you know when it is your turn to speak. Comments may be limited to 3 minutes.
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Board of Directors Meetings

PLEASE NOTE: The RCEA Board meets in-person with online and phone participation options (hybrid meetings), usually on the fourth Thursday of each month.

May 23, 2024 Packet (6 MB PDF)

April 25, 2024 Regular Meeting Cancellation Notice (PDF)

April 22, 2024 Special Meeting Packet (6 MB PDF)

March 28, 2024 Packet (23 MB PDF) | Video

February 22, 2024 Packet (PDF) | Video

February 12, 2024 Special Meeting Notice (PDF)

January 25, 2024 Packet (PDF) | Video


June 27, 2024 

July 25, 2024 

August 22, 2024 

September 26, 2024

October 24, 2024 

November 20, 2024 (3rd Wednesday due to the holidays)

December 18, 2024 (3rd Wednesday due to the holidays)


December Packet 2022 (PDF – 4 MB)

November Packet 2022 (PDF – 2 MB)

October Packet 2022 (PDF – 10 MB)

September Packet 2022 (PDF – 4 MB)

August Packet 2022 (PDF – 19 MB)

July Packet 2022 (PDF – 4.8 MB)

June Packet 2022 (PDF – 8 MB)

May Packet 2022 (PDF – 4 MB)

April Packet 2022 (PDF – 4 MB)

March Packet 2022 (PDF – 4 MB)

February Packet 2022 (PDF)

January Packet 2022 (PDF – 7 MB)

Subcommittee Meetings

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.


  • Vice Chair Scott Bauer
  • Director Skip Jorgensen
  • Director Frank Wilson
  • Chair Sarah Schaefer

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

May 14, 2024 Packet (PDF)

January 24, 2024 Meeting Cancellation Notice (PDF)

June 13, 2023 Meeting Cancellation Notice (PDF)

May 15, 2023 Packet (PDF)

June 15, 2022 Meeting Cancellation Notice (PDF)

May 16, 2022 Packet (PDF)

June 15, 2021 Meeting Cancellation Notice (PDF)

May 19, 2021 Packet (PDF)

June 10, 2020 Packet (PDF)

June 12, 2019 Packet (PDF) 

May 8, 2019 Packet (PDF)

The Board of Directors provides governance to RCEA. For information about RCEA’s Community Advisory Committee, please visit the Community Advisory Committee page.

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