Emeritus Board of Directors
Founder of Tognar Toolworks, an online ski and snowboard business. Former contributing editor of Ski Racing Magazine. Former member of the Mt. Shasta Planning Commission, founding member of the Mount Shasta Beautification Committee and Mt. Shasta Trails Committee, and co-founder of the Siskiyou Ice Rink. Long-time Siskiyou County resident and ski/whitewater kayaking bum .
Michael Zanger is the founder and former owner and director of Shasta Mountain Guides for thirty years. As a long-time Siskiyou County resident, he co-authored The Mount Shasta Book and authored Mount Shasta: History, Legends, and Lore. In his spare time, Michael can be seen paragliding high above mountains of Siskiyou County. Michael is also a board member of Mt. Shasta Nordic Club and Mt. Shasta Writers Series. He is a long time hospice volunteer.
Dr. Jim Parker, MD
Family practice physician, and Founder and Director of annual Mount Shasta July Fourth Run/Walk with 5,000 participants and raises $50,000/year for Mt. Shasta downtown beautification projects. Long-time Siskiyou County resident.
Vice President of Northern Operations and Strategic Planning for Fruit Growers Supply Co., an agricultural supply coop that owns and manages 350,000 acres of forest land in California, Oregon, and Washington. Long-time Siskiyou County resident.
Founder and President of the Carter Institute, an international training and development company. Speaker, author, and facilitator. A “behind the scenes” supporter of youth sports and community communication programs. Longtime Siskiyou County resident.
Co-founder and past board member of the Siskiyou Land Trust. Environmental educator and outdoor enthusiast. Longtime Siskiyou County resident.
Past SLT administrative assistant and current administrative director of the Upper Sacramento River Exchange, a watershed stewardship NGO. Over 20 years experience in law office management and as a paralegal – specializing in land use, municipal, and environmental law.
Past board member and president of The Outdoor Industry Conservation Alliance. Currently an independent sales representative and also a member of the Shasta Land Trust.
Founder, owner and president of Streamwise, a stream assessment and restoration company in Siskiyou County. Long-time Siskiyou County resident.
Longtime Siskiyou County resident and real estate broker in Siskiyou County since 1983. Past board member and active outdoor recreationalist.
Harold “Buzz” Knight
Founder and owner of Timberworks, a Siskiyou County construction and excavation company for thirty years. Long-time Siskiyou County resident.
Project manager and grant writer for The Nature Conservancy of California’s Klamath River Project. Former on-site manager for the Conservancy’s McCloud River Preserve. Lifelong Siskiyou County resident.
Founder of Siskiyou Land Trust. Co-founder of Mt. Shasta Trail Association. Author of Siskiyou County Bicycle Transportation Plan. Landscape architect and owner of Tom Hesseldenz Associates. Longtime Siskiyou Couty resident.
Aerospace engineer in NASA space program during the 1960′s and early 70′s. Appointed first president of the Rolf Institute of San Francisco. Founder and owner of Hellerworks, and internationally renowned somatic educator who has been doing structural body work for twenty-eight years.
Served on numerous non-profit boards focusing on community services for over 20 years, and as professional training consultant to non-profit organizations for the last 10 years. Served as a catalyst for fund-raising and awareness-raising for women’s issues including the Breast Cancer Fund, Planned Parenthood Association, and the Young Women Christian Association (YWCA).
Land use planner for private consulting firm that works for municipalities throughout northern California. Former hydrologist and field-biology technician for the Shasta Trinity National Forest. Co-Founder of the Friends of the Mt. Shasta Avalanche Center and volunteer avalanche forecaster. Lifetime resident of Siskiyou County.