Santa Ynez Valley Cottage Hospital Foundation announced its 2017 board of directors and officers Jan. 17, with two new members -- Jeff Cotter and Judith Dale.
Cotter has provided financial resource development services in all areas of fundraising, including counsel for annual, capital and endowment campaigns, as well as providing staff support in executive director, director of development and special events fundraising posts for more than four decades. He was CEO for several grant-making foundations. As an ordained minister, he has led large congregations including international pastorates. He has been a Santa Ynez Valley resident since 1980.
Dale has more than 40 years experience in higher education as well as volunteer community service. After working in teaching, coaching and sports and recreation administration at UCSB, she served on the Buellton City Council from 2010-2014 and mayor in 2013. Dale currently serves as the Santa Barbara County 3rd District Parks Commissioner and is a member of the County Library Advisory Committee. She was raised in Buellton and continues to call Buellton home.
Continuing their roles on the board are Charles "C.J." Jackson, Sid Goldstien, Lana Clark, Kathleen Campbell, Barbara Anderson, The Rev. Dr. Randall Day, Kate Firestone, Dr. William Heringer, Rich Nagler, Tresha Sell and Ernie Zombalt.