Meet the CAB

Member Graves

Leslie Graves, Chair, At-Large Member

Leslie Graves is a community event organizer & producer as well as an emcee at various community events. Most recently, Leslie managed the Wednesday Night Market in Downtown Santa Rosa for 3-years (2016 – 2018) where she successfully transitioning the Market into more of a festival atmosphere and into the newly reunified Courthouse Square, organized the past three years of the Santa Rosa Women’s March (2018 – 2020) and in 2020 launched a new event in the Square - The Santa Rosa Rosie Rally celebrating International Women’s Day and our collective “We Can Do It!/¡Sí Se Puede!” Spirit. READ MORE

CAB Bios

Jorge Inocencio, Vice Chair, Southwest Area Seat

Bio coming soon!

CAB Bios

Manny Baldenegro, At-Large Member

Born in the Central Valley and raised in Sonoma County, Manny Baldenegro is a fourth-generation Mexican American and the first in his family to attend a four-year University. He attended St. Eugene’s and Cardinal Newman High School in Santa Rosa and then went on to graduate from UCLA with a degree in Political Science and a minor in Chicano & Chicana Studies. In February 2008, he was recognized as a “distinguished alumnus” by UCLA’s Academic Advancement Program for his political and community work. Manny is currently a new staff member with the United Way of the Wine Country in Sonoma County and works closely with the CEO on all aspects of the non-profit organization that serves five northern California counties. READ MORE

Chair Barnett

Cherie Barnett, Northeast Area Seat

Chair Barnett is a lifelong resident of Santa Rosa. She lives in Murdock Terrace which is in walking distance to some of the best ravioli and croissants in the world - that's living in paradise! Chair Barnett sees opportunities to celebrate Santa Rosa...READ MORE.

Vice Chair Harper

Vince Harper, Member, At-Large Member

Vice Chair Harper graduated with a B.A. in Management from Sonoma State University in 1989. Over the next 26 years, he worked for Community Action Partnership (CAP) of Sonoma as a Site Supervisor, Program Manager, Director of Youth and Neighborhood Services, and Senior Program Assistant, and he currently holds the position of Director of Community Engagement...READ MORE.

Member CMoore

Carley Moore, At-Large Member

Member Moore grew up in Sebastopol and, after graduating from Chico State University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Social Science, she returned to Sonoma County, and now lives in Santa Rosa. She currently works at the Sonoma County Department of Health Services in Tobacco Prevention. Through her work with the community, Member Moore understands the importance of collaborative partnerships and the contribution each community member can make...READ MORE.

CAB Bios

Candice Richardson, At-Large Member

Member Roberts

Keith Roberts, Northwest Area Seat

Member Roberts has been a Santa Rosa resident since 2008. He graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Business Management from Sonoma State University. He worked for the City of Santa Rosa for 12 years, including 10.5 years in economic development and tourism marketing. Member Roberts currently works as Marketing and Communications Manager for Santa Rosa Community Health...READ MORE.

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Damion Square, Core Area Member

Beth Steffy

Beth Eurotas-Steffy, At-Large Member

Beth Eurotas-Steffy, a Santa Rosa resident for over 30 years, has a long history of community-focused volunteer work. A graduate of Sonoma State University and Leadership Santa Rosa Class 20, she enjoyed a rewarding 28-year career with HP/Agilent focused on world-wide marketing. READ MORE

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Chantavy Tornado, At-Large Member

Bio coming soon!