MEET THE BOARD 2022

Kate Van Buren

Kate Van Buren

President

Kate is the current President. She works at the California Department of Justice and is a community volunteer, nature lover, and best friend to Golden Retrievers.

Pam Dominisse

Pam Dominisse

Fundraising Director

Pam has been a member of WDSC since 2016 and has served as Fundraising Director since 2020. She is a Sacramento County Public Defender and US Army JAG Corps, retired.

Annette Emery

Annette Emery

Membership Director

Annette gas been a member of WDSC since 2006. She is a retired CalTrans transportation planner and a retired special education teacher. Annette keeps busy with volunteering and has been a WDSC board member for 10 years.

Tracie Stafford

Tracie Stafford

Past President

Debbie Brewster

Debbie Brewster

Secretary

Debbie is WDSC's Secretary. She serves on boards of various organizations, implementing leadership and youth development programs, and works as a consultant in business and non-profit development and management. Debbie is passionate about developing effectual leadership programs and building a stronger community. She will continue to be a strong advocate of educational and community programs that enhance the achievement and lifestyles of diverse individuals.

Dr. Elizabeth Sherril-Davis

Dr. Elizabeth Sherril-Davis

Vice President

Linda Reed-Nikkel

Linda Reed-Nikkel

Director at Large

Linda is a retired educator who specialized in the fields of Civic Education and International Relations. She administered the Civets Political Studies Academy at Rio Americano High School for over 15 years and worked with Sacramento County Office of Education on Civic Education. She maintains her interest in politics through several organizations, including WDSC, Capital Women's Campaign, NWPC, the World Affairs Council and the World Trade Center in Sacramento. Her hobbies are traveling, reading (especially well written histories and good mystery novels) and yoga.

Sandra Hazel

Sandra Hazel

Treasurer

Sandra has been a member of WDSC since 2017. She served as Secretary from 2019-2021 and currently serves as Treasurer. Sandra is a retired Public Safety Dispatcher.

Anna Iokamidies

Anna Iokamidies

Political Affairs Director

Anna has served as WDSC's Political Affairs Director since January 2021. She works in Government Affairs and lives in Tahoe Park with her cat.