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Advisory Committee Leadership

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Jennifer McKim

Co-Chair

Jennifer has 25 years of experience with NGOs including all aspects of non-profit management: marketing, advertising, communications, accounting, volunteer management, administrative and operational management, and fund development. She currently serves her community as the Outreach Director for West Slope Foundation.

Executive Committee

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Jennifer McKim

Jennifer has 25 years of experience with NGOs including all aspects of non-profit management: marketing, advertising, communications, accounting, volunteer management, administrative and operational management, and fund development. She currently serves her community as the Outreach Director for West Slope Foundation.

Case Management Committee Leadership

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Amy Mefford

Co-Chair

Bio to come

Communications & Volunteer Management Committee Leadership

 

The purpose of the Communication Committee is to provide the Caldor Fire Survivors a reliable source of information during the recovery process.  

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Jennifer McKim

Co-Chair

Jennifer has 25 years of experience with NGOs including all aspects of non-profit management: marketing, advertising, communications, accounting, volunteer management, administrative and operational management, and fund development. She currently serves her community as the Outreach Director for West Slope Foundation.

Construction Committee Leadership

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TBD

Chair

Bio to come

Emotional & Spiritual Wellness Committee Leadership

The Committee for Emotional and Spiritual Care seeks to develop a strong, connected group drawing upon each other's mutual wisdom and support. Our committee will promote healthy spiritual and mental health outcomes for Caldor fire survivors by providing training, outreach, and community support. We will assist individuals, families, and their communities towards a thriving recovery.

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Annie Barbour

Co-Chair

Annie is a 2017 Tubbs Fire Survivor from Santa Rosa, Ca. She was a board member and then the Vice President of Coffey Strong which was formed after the Tubbs fire with the mission to "help our neighbors get back home", In her desire to pay it forward, she volunteered with United Policyholders and then joined the nonprofit shortly after as a liaison. Her desire is to not have survivors have to start from scratch when the Roadmap just needs to be shared. She lives with her boyfriend, Tom, and her little dog, Poppy, in Santa Rosa.

Finance & Fundraising Committee Leadership

The purpose of the Finance & Fundraising Committee is primarily to provide financial oversight for Better Together, Caldor Fire Relief. Typical task areas of responsibility is financial planning, financial reporting, and the creation and monitoring of internal controls and accountability policies.


The vision of the Finance & Fundraising Committee represents a shift from accounting for the balance sheet to accounting for the business and value creation. Digitalization and data provide a significant opportunity for the finance function to enhance the overall  partnership by guiding and enabling decisions across the organization.

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Scot Telfer

Chair

Scot has a total of 11 years in the Non-Profit realm. He started as a Board Member and Technical Director for the Future Chefs of El Dorado County. Scot is currently the Executive Director and Leader of the Advisory Committee to the West Slope Foundation. They are instrumental in organizing, working, and supporting Fundraisers and Community Outreach programs for West Slope Caldor Fire Survivors. The organization’s goal is to provide individual assistance to fire survivors in the form of providing financial and other resources.

Unmet Needs Committee Leadership

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Kelly Jordan

Co-Chair

Bio coming soon

The Mission of the Unmet Needs Roundtable is to strengthen the El Dorado County regional long-term recovery by sharing information and collaborating and coordinating resources and services to resolve cases with unmet needs. The Unmet Needs Roundtable was created to provide assistance to individual and families receiving long term disaster case management who lost their homes during the August 2021 Caldor Fire .  These families have demonstrated a significant financial gap to complete their recovery after leveraging all public or private sources through Disaster Case Management.  The Unmet Needs Roundtable assembles a group of funders to meet and fund unmet needs as presented by disaster case managers, after exhausting all available resources.

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