RREDC Board of Directors

Meets the 4th Monday of the Month at 6:30 pm at the Prosperity Center, 520 E Street, Eureka.

RREDC has nineteen members and is governed by a Board of Directors of elected officials appointed by member agencies.
  • City of Arcata – Brett Watson
  • City of Blue Lake – Summer Daugherty
  • City of Eureka – Leslie Castellano
  • City of Ferndale – tbd
  • City of Fortuna – Sue Long
  • City of Rio Dell – Gordon Johnson
  • City of Trinidad – Steven Ladwig
  • County of Humboldt – Michelle Bushnell
  • Hoopa Valley Tribe – no member appointed
  • Humboldt Bay Harbor, Recreation, & Conservation District – Greg Dale
  • Humboldt Bay Municipal Water District – Neal Latt
  • Humboldt Community Services District – Heidi Benzonelli
  • Manila Community Services District – Danielle Muniz
  • McKinleyville Community Services District – Joellen Clark-Peterson
  • Orick Community Services District – no member appointed
  • Orleans Community Services District – no member appointed
  • Redway Community Services District – Michael McKaskle
  • Redwoods Community College District – Danny Kelley
  • Willow Creek Community Services District – Riley Morrison

Executive Committee
Meets as needed.

The RREDC Executive Committee has seven members appointed by the board of directors. The committee approves loans and acts on other matters as assigned by the Board of Directors.

  • Chair – Summer Daugherty – City of Blue Lake
  • Vice Chair – Leslie Castellano, City of Eureka
  • Past Chair – Brett Watson – City of Arcata
  • Member at Large – Greg Dale – Humboldt Bay Harbor, Recreation & Conservation District
  • Member at Large – Dennis Mayo – McKinleyville Community Services District
  • Member at Large – Sue Long – City of Fortuna
  • Member at Large – Danny Kelley – CR


Loan Committee
Meets as needed to review loan applications.

RREDC‘s Loan Committee reviews loan applications and makes loan recommendations to the Executive Committee.

RREDC Loan Committee members are:

  • Chair – Scott Pesch – Coldwell Banker Commercial Real Estate
  • Patrick Whitchurch – Wyatt & Whitchurch
  • Steven Ladwig – RREDC Board of Directors
  • Dennis Mayo – RREDC Board of Directors
  • Brett Watson – RREDC Board of Directors
  • Jennifer Budwig – Redwood Capital Bank
  • Dan Sweet – Member-at-Large
  • Phil Sullivan – Coast Central Credit Union
  • Bruce Rupp – Rupp & Associates

Audited Financial Statements

RREDC is a fully self-supporting Joint Powers Authority that does not rely on outside revenue to support our operations.

We are audited every year by an independent accounting firm.  Audits back to 1990 are available for public review.

If you would like older version, please contact us.