Board Of Directors



Amy Schulze

Platinum Chevrolet

Vice President

Nancy Dougherty

Advocate for the Arts, Poet and Collage Artist


Briana M. Maughan

Assistant Property Manager
The Barlow

Briana has lived in Sonoma County for 14 years, and she considers this beautiful community her forever home. She has a personal and professional background in floral and event design, real estate, and health and nutrition. She is a proud SRJC Alumni, and is excited about furthering her education through SSU's business programs. Briana's interests include: floral design, gardening, hiking, nutrition, reading, sustainability and the slow food movement, traveling, volunteering, writing, and Yoga.

As a survivor of child abuse, Briana is aware of the intricate complexities of living with and healing abuse and trauma. It is because of her experience that she is especially committed to this cause, and is truly honored to be a part of the Child Parent Institute. Briana looks forward to serving her community by helping CPI grow deeper stronger roots throughout Sonoma County.


Niall Foley, MBA

Director of Finance
St. Joseph Health


Steve Freitas

Sonoma County Sheriff
Sonoma County Sheriff's Office

Sheriff Steve Freitas is a 30-year veteran of Law Enforcement, working with the Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office and Novato Police Department.  He joined the Sonoma County Sheriff's Office in 1991.  In his career, he worked a myriad of assignments including Detention, Courts, Patrol, Investigations, Administration, and Windsor Chief of Police.  Steve began his first term as Sheriff-Coroner on January 3, 2011 and was recently re-elected for a second term to commence in January, 2015.

Steve strongly believes in community involvement and serves on numerous boards. His family is very active in their church and avid campers, always looking forward to any time spent in the great outdoors. 

E. John Evans

Financial Planning Specialist
Morgan Stanley


Deborah Haas

Business Owner
Legal Shield

James Barnes

Private Practice