Board & Staff

The Empire Ranch Foundation is managed by a volunteer Board of Directors.

2016-2017 Board of Directors

  • Faith Boice, President
  • Peggy Theibert, Vice President
  • Kimberly Patterson, Secretary
  • Gene Raymond, Treasurer
  • Harry Alexander
  • Carol Boice Barleycorn
  • Steve Boice
  • Beth Borozan
  • Jim Cosbey
  • Steve “Bunker” De France
  • Dave McNamara
  • Raymond Patrone
  • Therese Perrault
  • Kathie Schindel
  • Bill Schock
  • Timothy Vail
  • David Yubeta


Administrative Director
Lahsha Brown (888) 364-2829

Are you interested in serving on the Board?

Do you want to help shape the future of the Empire Ranch? Consider serving as a member of the Board of Directors of the Empire Ranch Foundation. Each member serves a three-year term, attends board meetings held every other month, and volunteers at special outreach and fundraising events. For more information, contact the ERF Administrator.

Past ERF Presidents

  • Gerald Korte (1997-1998)
  • Carey Ingram (1998-1999)
  • Steve Boice (1999-2001)
  • Marion Hyland (2001-2002)
  • Richard Schorr (2002-2004)
  • Sarah Miller (2004-2006)
  • Laurel Wilkening (2006-2007)
  • Alison Bunting (2007-2009)
  • Carla Kerekes Martin (2009-2012)
  • Ron Martin (2012-2015)

 Advisory Committee

Jerri Blackman, Alison Bunting, Mac & Billie Donaldson, Frank S. Hedgcock, Susan Ingram Hughes, Lucinda Iverson, Walter Kolbe, John Komrada, Gerald Korte,  Susan McDonald, Carla Kerekes Martin, Ron Martin, Jacquie McNulty, Sarah Miller, Robin L. Pinto, Tom Rogos, Richard Schorr, David Steele, Lea R. Ward, Laurel L. Wilkening