Board of Directors
John Kolb has been involved with Plumas Corporation for over 30 years, having served as Plumas County’s representative to the Feather River Coordinated Resource Management group before being invited to take a seat on the Plumas Corporation Board of Directors. John came to Plumas County in 1976 and worked as engineering staff for the Plumas County Road Department/Public Works Department for 37 years. He is a founding member of the Plumas County Search & Rescue Team and has served as the President of the Quincy Chamber of Commerce, Chair of the Quincy Streetscape Committee and Chair of the Plumas County Employees Association. Along with his duties on the Plumas Corporation Board, John has also served as a Director on the East Quincy Community Service District (CSD) and the American Valley CSD Boards. John lives with his wife Carol in East Quincy. They have two daughters and four grandchildren. John’s hobbies include golf, hiking, bowling, fishing. kayaking, canoeing and camping.
Michael Jackson An environmental attorney with extensive experience in water law, Jackson brings a depth and breadth of national, regional, and local understanding of natural resource policies and legislation that are very pertinent to the work of Plumas Corporation. Having worked in environmental law for over 27 years, Jackson has a large network of influential contacts. Jackson serves as the Board's Secretary/Treasurer.
John Sheehan Sheehan has been a Board Director since 2015 and was previously Plumas Corporation's Executive Director from 1992 until his retirement in 2011. He has been an elected Trustee at Feather River Community College since 1995 and served as the Chair from 2014-2017. Other board memberships include Plumas Ski Club and Rural Community Assistance Corporation, a non-profit Community Development Finance Institution with rural housing, community development and infrastructure programs in 12 western states. Sheehan has a BA (English) from Villanova University and an MS (Community Development) from University of Louisville.
Terry Benoit Benoit joined the Plumas Corp Board as a Director in October 2018. He was a former employee, working as a Project Manager for 14 years (2002-2015). Prior to coming to Plumas Corp Terry worked for over thirty years as a Hydrologist, and served as the Forest Service lead restoration technical advisor to the Feather River Coordinated Resource Management group from 1986 to 2002. Terry's expertise and career experiences have helped him develop the art associated with wildland hydrology and its application, especially in the area of watershed management, road and mine-site assessments and rehabilitation, and stream and meadow restoration.
Donna Lindquist Donna recently joined the Board in 2020. Her background is in biology and watershed science with a MS degree from Cal-Berkeley. She worked at PG&E for 18 years in the R&D Department focused on Hydro Generation projects before joining the CRM staff in 2000 to assist with restoration projects. She was one of the CRM founders and in 1985 was the project manager for the first CRM Project in Red Clover Valley. Donna later worked at Grizzly Ranch on environmental permitting and is the Executive Director for their Conservancy. She also provided professional consulting services to several entities, and served on the Plumas NF RAC committee. Recently she obtained her real estate license and works with her husband, Bob, in the Portola/Graeagle area. She enjoys all outdoor activities and spending time with her kids and grandkids and looks forward to working with the Plumas Corporation Board.
Jeannette Sasser A local realtor who sat on the Plumas Corporation Board when the tourism and economic development programs were viable, Jeannette now serves as a Special Advisor to the Plumas Corp Board. Her realty business experience, Mohawk Valley Associates, brings community knowledge and understanding of economics to the organization, and offers insight into the business marketing aspects for becoming a sustainable non-profit business.
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