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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.  Meetings are located at the Humboldt Bay Municipal Water District Office, 828 Seventh St., Eureka, CA  95501. (During the COVID-19 public health emergency meetings are being held online). Meeting agendas and minutes are listed below.

Current Board of Directors

Dir. Sarah Schaefer

Sarah Schaefer

City of Arcata

Stacy Atkins-Salazar, Alternate

Dir. Chris Curran of Blue Lake

Chris Curran, Vice Chair

City of Blue Lake

Benjamin McCreath, Alternate

Rex Bohn, County of Humboldt Supervisor

Rex Bohn

County of Humboldt

Virginia Bass, Alternate

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Scott Bauer

City of Eureka

Leslie Castellano, Alternate

Dir. Stephen Avis

Stephen Avis, Chair

City of Ferndale

Leonard Lund, Alternate

Dir. Mike Losey - Fortuna

Mike Losey

City of Fortuna

Michael Johnson, Alternate

Dir. Sheri Woo

Sheri Woo

Humboldt Bay Municipal Water District

Michelle Fuller, Alternate

Frank Wilson.Rio Dell

Frank Wilson

City of Rio Dell

Debra Garnes, Alternate

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Jack Tuttle

City of Trinidad

Jack West, Alternate

RCEA Board
of Directors

Thursday, June 23
3:30 p.m.

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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 Scott Bauer
  • Director Chris Curran, Chair
  • Director Frank Wilson

PLEASE NOTE: Finance Subcommittee meetings are held at the RCEA offices, located at 633 Third Street, Eureka CA 95501. (During the COVID-19 State of Emergency, meetings are being held online).

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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Eureka, CA 95501

(707) 269-1700

(800) 931-7232

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