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Staff Directory

Welcome to the Community Development Commission! Our office is located at 1440 Guerneville Road, Santa Rosa, CA 95403. 

We are committed to answering your inquiries. Please use the contact list below to find the appropriate staff member. Contacting multiple staff members with the same inquiry will delay our ability to respond swiftly.

For general questions or to determine the appropriate staff member to speak with, please call (707) 565-7500.

DescriptionPhone Number
Main Number(707) 565-7500
Español(707) 565-7503
FAX(707) 565-7583
TDD(707) 565-7555

Administrative Support

NameTitlePhoneE-mail
Main ReceptionCustomer Service Team(707) 565-7501cdc@sonoma-county.org

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Telephone and Email Directory

Administration

NameTitlePhoneE-mail
Margaret Van VlietExecutive Director(707) 565-7505margaret.vanvliet@sonoma-county.org
Geoffrey RossAssistant Executive Director (707) 565-7508 geoffrey.ross@sonoma-county.org
Janelle WetzsteinPolicy and Communications Liaison(707) 565-2119janelle.wetzstein@sonoma-county.org
Felicity GasserFederal Funding Administrator (707) 565-7507felicity.gasser@sonoma-county.org
Holly KelleySenior Community Development Specialist(707) 565-7523holly.trujillo@sonoma-county.org
Dawn GutschAdministrative Services Officer(707) 565-7520dawn.gutsch@sonoma-county.org
Sonya KellerExecutive Secretary(707) 565-7505sonya.keller@sonoma-county.org

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Affordable Housing and Financing

NameTitlePhoneEmail
Benjamin WickhamAffordable Housing Director(707) 565-7542benjamin.wickham@sonoma- county.org
Valerie Johnson

Senior Community Development Specialist: Asset Management and Preservation Specialist

(707) 565-7514valerie.johnson@sonoma-county.org
Diedre DuncanAffordable Housing Development and Preservation Specialist(707) 565-7537diedre.duncan@sonoma-county.org
Angela MorganAffordable Housing Finance Supervisor(707) 565-7901angela.morgan@sonoma-county.org
Maria ContrerasAffordable Housing Finance Specialist(707) 565-7551maria.contreras@sonoma-county.org
Darrin O'HaraAdministrative Aide(707) 565-7522darrin.ohara@sonoma-county.org

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Homeless Services

NameTitle Phone Email
Jenny AbramsonHomeless & Community Services Manager(707) 565-7548jenny.abramson@sonoma-county.org
Michael GauseHomeless Programs Coordinator(707) 565-1977michael.gause@sonoma-county.org
Karissa WhiteSenior Community Development Specialist(707) 565-1884karissa.white@sonoma-county.org
Chuck MotternPublic Services Funding Coordinator(707) 565-7554chuck.mottern@sonoma-county.org
Daniel Overbury-HowlandDepartment Information Systems Coordinatordaniel.overbury-howland@sonoma-county.org
Suzanne WhippleCommunity Development Specialist(707) 565-7502suzanne.whipple@sonoma-county.org

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Housing Authority and Rental Assistance

Eligibility Section

NameTitlePhoneE-mail
Martha CheeverHousing Authority Manager (707) 565-7521martha.cheever@sonoma-county.org
Tracy BeckerProgram Compliance Officer(707) 565-7518tracy.becker@sonoma-county.org
Guadalupe SilvaInspection Specialist(707) 565-7534 guadalupe.silva@sonoma-county.org
Orbelina LandaverdeHousing Locator & Landlord Liaison(707) 565-7515orbelina.landaverde@sonoma-county.org
Jen MazzamutoSenior Community Development Specialist(707) 565-7527jennifer.mazzamuto@sonoma-county.org
Edith OcegueraBilingual Occupancy Specialist(707) 565-7536edith.oceguera@sonoma-county.org
Mary ZepponiOccupancy Specialist(707) 565-4231mary.zepponi@sonoma-county.org
Bianca BelmontOccupancy Specialist (707) 565-3045 bianca.belmont@sonoma-county.org
Nadia CurielOccupancy Specialist (707) 565-7533nadia.curiel@sonoma-county.org
Thai HiltonSpecial Programs Coordinator(707) 565-7539thai.hilton@sonoma-county.org
Deborah MedinaOccupancy Specialist(707) 565-1845deborah.medina@sonoma-county.org
Sonia PerezBilingual Occupancy Specialist (707) 565-1974 sonia.perez@sonoma-county.org

Office Support Staff

NameTitle Phone E-mail
Cynthia MeiswinkelSenior Office
Support Supervisor
(707) 565-7519cynthia.meiswinkel@sonoma-county.org
Bryan KrollSenior Office Assistant(707) 565-7540bryan.kroll@sonoma-county.org
Joni Buhner Extra Help Senior Office Assistantjoni.buhner@sonoma-county.org 
Susan Anton-TracyOffice Assistant(707) 565-7532susan.anton@sonoma-county.org
VacantBilingual Office Assistant
Alexander McDermott SwansonOffice Assistant (707) 565-7501alexander.mcdermottswanson@sonoma-county.org
VacantExtra Help Office Assistant (707) 565-7501

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Construction Services and Property Preservation

NameTitle Phone Email
Kirsten LarsenConstructions Services Supervisor(707) 565-7526kirsten.larsen@sonoma-county.org
Jason GaddisHousing Rehabilitation Specialist(707) 565-7545jason.gaddis@sonoma-county.org
Marc ChandlerHousing
Rehabilitation Specialist
(707) 565-7524marc.chandler@sonoma-county.org
Shelley TicehurstAdministrative Aide(707) 565-7553shelley.ticehurst@sonoma-county.org

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Contact Information

Geoffrey M. Ross

Interim Executive Director

Business Hours
Monday – Friday
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Address

1440 Guerneville Road

Santa Rosa, CA 95403
38.457092, -122.733925