EFP’s board of directors works hard to secure community funding and provide logistical and technical support for our programs and events. Our staff and students are grateful to the board and sponsors for everything they do to help make EFP possible!

Board of Directors

Mark van de Kamp, Chair

City of Santa Maria

Brad Wilkie, Vice Chair

City of Lompoc

Xenia Bradford

City of Solvang

Kenneth Harwood, Ph.D.

Solvang Chamber of Commerce

Terri Leifeste

Santa Maria California News Media, Inc.

Steve McCarty

McCarty Davis Commercial Real Estate

Karen O’Neil

Kirk & Simas

Stephen Palmer

C&D llp

Laurie Tamura

Urban Planning Concepts

Christian Treitler

UC Santa Barbara Foundation

Kevin Walthers, Ph.D.

Allan Hancock College

  • Kathleen Campbell
  • Lawnae Hunter
  • Eric Sonquist


We gratefully acknowledge the following North County sponsors.



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