Your Directors

Homer Canelis -Director

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Homer, is a third-generation resident of Cazadero. He holds a Class A Contractors License, a Board of Forestry Timber Operator License and was a recipient of NOAA’s 2004 Environmental Hero Award. He also served 19 years as a trustee for the Montgomery School District in addition to his partnership responsibilities co-managing Bohan & Canelis General Engineering and Austin Creek Redi-Mix. Homer was a volunteer firefighter for the district and has served on the CSD board for several consecutive terms.

Paul Barry - Vice President

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Paul is a retired San Francisco firefighter with a background in emergency vehicle design, repair, and fleet management. Paul is also the owner of the JEEP repair garage located in downtown Cazadero. Paul's family roots in Cazadero go back to the early 1930's. Paul currently serves on the board of two local and Bay Area non profit organizations. 

Michael Nicholls - Board President

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Mike, a retiree from the food industry and serving his second term on the CSD Board, is a member of  the Sonoma County Economic Development Board, Community Advisory Committee at Sonoma Clean Power, a Board Member of the Sonoma Mendocino Economic Development District and County Manager for the North Bay North Coast Broadband Consortium.



Maureen Berry - Director

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Maureen has lived and worked in Cazadero since 1975.  She is an attorney specializing in estate planning and probate.  Maureen is  also one of the owners of Berry’s Sawmill and a welcome addition to the board.


Cory Olson - Director

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 Cory, his wife and three daughters moved to Sonoma County in 2013. They found Cazadero where they felt at home, as it reminds them of their small community along the shores of Lake Superior in northern Minnesota.   Cory serves as a volunteer EMT and Swift Water Rescue Swimmer for the  Cazadero Volunteer Fire Department and is employed locally at Canyon Rock where he is readily available for Fire Department calls and duties.