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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

Brett Watson, Alternate

Dir. Chris Curran of Blue Lake

Chris Curran

City of Blue Lake

No Alternate Assigned

Dir. Mike Wilson - County of Humboldt

Mike Wilson

County of Humboldt

Rex Bohn, Alternate

Scott Bauer Head Shot

Scott Bauer

City of Eureka

Leslie Castellano, Alternate

Dir. Stephen Avis

Stephen Avis, Vice Chair

City of Ferndale

Leonard Lund, Alternate

Dir. Mike Losey - Fortuna

Mike Losey

City of Fortuna

Michael Johnson, Alternate

Dir. Sheri Woo

Sheri Woo, Chair

Humboldt Municipal Water District

Michelle Fuller, Alternate

Frank Wilson.Rio Dell

Frank Wilson

City of Rio Dell

Debra Garnes, Alternate

Dir. Dave Grover -Trinidad

Dave Grover

City of Trinidad

Richard Clompus, Alternate

RCEA Board of Directors

Regular Meeting

Thursday, Sept. 23  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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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. (Exceptions are being made during the COVID-19 Shelter-in-Place order and are being held online).

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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