The Core Team

The hard working core team works all year long so that the North Bay Science Discovery Day remains true to its vision -- being a FREE event to get kids excited about STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math). Meet some of these hard-working people.

Committee Chair

I am an administrator with the UC system for 4-H groups.  

Sponsor Contact

I am a retired Kaiser physician, and I have been on this project since the beginning.  I coordinate the donations and sponsors. 

Educational Advisor

I am a former associate school superintendent for Contra Costa County Office of Education.

Creative Guy

I am a retired-ish Disney Imagineer. When you go to any Disney Theme Park, you are listening to my work. I have always loved science and enjoy building and working on my own research projects.

Student Internship Coordinator

I am the Director of Industry Engagement at the Career Technical Education (CTE) Foundation Sonoma County.  I help align industry and education to provide relevant work-based learning experiences for students.

Parent Advisor

I am a former Account Manager and Business Consultant. I provide the parental viewpoint and concerns to the North Bay Science Discovery Day.


I am the Director of Business Development at the San Rafael Chamber and have managed various business, civic, and educational programs that help students have a positive introduction into the work world.


I work at Medtronic (more info to follow).

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Former Committee Chair

I am a retired educator who chairs the weekly meetings of our Core Team.  I taught in the Computer Science Department at Santa Rosa Junior College.

Exhibitor Coordinator

I am a former engineer and a current business consultant. I coordinate all the exhibits for the NBSDD.

Educational Advisor

I am a retired science teacher and currently a science and environmental education writer and consultant. I coordinate student volunteers to be sure they obtain their community volunteer hours.

Veterinary Pathologist

I am a veterinary pathologist who recently retired from the research and development side of the pharmaceutical industry. 

Educational Outreach

I am the Science Educator at the Buck Institute for Research on Aging.  I spread the word about the NBSDD through our outreach events with students through the North Bay and beyond!

Educators Outreach

I have been a Building Captain for the NBSDD for several years and coordinate the communications to school districts. I just retired as a pharmacist from CVS in Novato.

I am a water engineer and have enjoyed helping third-world countries improve their water systems. I am new on the committee and am already providing outreach to the community.

I work at Medtronic (more to follow).

I work at Medtronic (more information to follow).

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FREE Admission and FREE Parking!

March 13, 2021, 10 am to 4 pm
Sonoma County Fairgrounds, Santa Rosa, CA
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