Board & Staff

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

2017-2018 Board of Directors

  • Faith Boice, President
  • Raymond Patrone, Vice President
  • Peggy Theibert, Secretary
  • Gene Raymond, Treasurer
  • Carol Boice Barleycorn
  • Steve Boice
  • Beth Borozan
  • Marti Conroy
  • Jim Cosbey
  • Dave McNamara
  • Kimberly Patterson
  • Therese Perrault
  • Sally Pyne
  • Kathie Schindel
  • Bill Schock
  • Kristin Tomlinson
  • Cheryl Rogos
  • Timothy Vail


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, Laurel L. Wilkening, David Yubeta