Board of Directors


CAC is governed by a tripartite board in which one-third of the members of the board are elected public officials currently holding office (or their representatives), one-third of the members are representatives of those experiencing poverty in the area served, and the final one-third are private sector representatives including members of business, industry, labor, religious, welfare, education, and/or other major groups and interests in the community.

  • Cathy Ness - President
  • John Woodbury - Vice-President
  • Debra Farrington- Secretary
  • Jennifer Andrews - Treasurer
  • Jennifer Andrews - Chair of Finance Committee
  • David Ahrens - Chair of Plans, Priorities & Development Committee
  • Kirk Lund - Chair of Personnel Committiee
  • Kristin Silva - Past President
  • Dana Baumgartner
  • Emily Campbell
  • Linda Ketchum
  • Gumaro Lazcano
  • Larry Nelson
  • Kelsi Schultz
  • Judy Vasby
  • Arvette White
  • Jillian Wielgat

If you would like information about serving on CAC's Board of Directors or a committee, please contact Jim Schroeder,, Executive Director.