Along with her work with the Human Rights Commission, Ross is currently involved in her community of Petaluma through Petaluma Blacks for Community Development (PBCD), Petaluma Historical Library and Museum, and the Petaluma Christian Church.
Ross has been the curator of several successful exhibitions at the museum including “Women who Fought for Civil Rights” and “The Many Faces of Petaluma – The Ethnic and Cultural Diversity of our City.” As one of the founding members of PBCD, Ross has helped to promote an understanding of black history and culture by providing a free community Black History Program, and other events during February which is Black History Month. Ross teaches Sunday School and is the Treasurer for Petaluma Christian Church.
A native of California but raised in Louisiana, Ross graduated from Southern University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana with a degree in Business Administration. Ross retired from the Auditor/Assessor's Office at the County of Sonoma after working in public service for X years. She continues to learn new material, taking courses at local colleges in San Francisco and Sonoma County.