Leadership

Overview

Leadership

CWDA’s Executive Committee guides the association toward its mission, with oversight from the Board of Directors. The Executive Committee is composed of six annually elected officers, who serve along with two representatives from Los Angeles County, two representatives from California’s 20 small counties, the chairs of the Fiscal and Legislative Committees, and the immediate past president. The current CWDA President chairs the Executive Committee.

Executive Committee Contra Costa

Kathy Gallagher
President

(925) 608-5000
Executive Committee Mariposa

Chevon Kothari
Vice President at Large & Information Technology

(209) 966-2000
Executive Committee Stanislaus

Kathy Harwell
Executive Officer

(209) 558-2500
Executive Committee San Bernardino

CaSonya Thomas
Secretary/Treasurer

(909) 387-4717
Executive Committee Sacramento

Ann Edwards
Vice President of Administration

(916) 874-3100
Executive Committee Tehama

Amanda Sharp
Vice President of Program

(530) 527-1911
Executive Committee Kings

Sanja Bugay
Vice President of Services

(559) 582-3241
Executive Committee Los Angeles

Sheryl Spiller
Los Angeles County Representative, DPSS

(562) 908-8400
Executive Committee Los Angeles

Bobby Cagle
Los Angeles County Representative, DCFS

(213) 351-5602
Executive Committee Colusa

Elizabeth Kelly
20 Small Counties Representative

(530) 458-0250
Executive Committee Siskiyou

Kate O’Shea
20 Small Counties Representative

(530) 841-2700
Executive Committee Ventura

Barry Zimmerman
Fiscal Co-Chair

(805) 477-5301
Executive Committee Nevada

Mike Dent
Fiscal Co-Chair

(530) 265-1627
Executive Committee Napa

Howard Himes
Legislative Co-Chair

(707) 253-4279
Executive Committee Tulare

Juliet Webb
Legislative Co-Chair

(559) 624-8000