The CANV Team

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Drene Johnson

Executive Director

Todd Clanton

Accounts Payable

Beth Ragadio

Account II

Gurvinder Malhi

Finance Director

Artemisa Medina

Administrative Coordinator 

Lisa DeRose-Hernandez

Program Director - Meals On Wheels

Kathy Peebles

Program Director - CANV Kids

Board of Directors

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The Community Action of Napa Valley Board of Directors is a tripartite board made up in equal parts from members of: the Business Community; the Public Sector; and people from or representing Napa’s low income population.

Our 2021 Board of Directors are:

Low Income Representatives

·   Pastor Timothy Bledsoe – Board Chair

·   Jill E. Barwick, Barwick Law Firm

·   Marty Devitt – Retired

Public Sector Representatives

·   Doug Hawker – Board Vice Chair – County of Napa

·   Leon Garcia – Mayor, City of American Canyon

·   Jim Jones – Attorney, James V. Jones Law Offices or Retired

·   Melissa Barrios – Senior Paralegal, T&S LLP

Private Sector Representatives

·   Phil Rapp – Board Treasurer – Bank of Stockton

·   Robert Freed – SummerHill Housing Group

·   Eric Gonzales – Merrill Lynch wealth Management

·   Robert Orr – Robert Orr Properties