Board of Directors

The officers, together with the Executive Director, form the Executive Committee lead the organization.

Shandra Beer
Shandra Beer

Board Members are elected by the PWCF membership to serve a 3-year term. Board Members can serve up to 3 consecutive terms; after 3 terms they must step down from the Board of Directors for at least a year before becoming eligible to run again.

If you are interested in being a candidate for the Board of Directors please email the office.

Board Member Emeritus

Effective January 2015, there is a category of Board member known as Board Member Emeritus who are nominated and elected by the Board of Directors. Board Members Emeritus shall be selected from those board members who have served on the Board of Directors with distinction and excellence. Emeritus members shall receive a lifetime designation. Emeritus member candidates will have served the board with distinction and considered deserving of same for outstanding service.

In order to be considered for designation as a Board Member Emeritus, a person must be a current or former member of the Prader-Willi California Foundation Board of Directors who 1)  has served the Prader-Willi California Foundation Board of Directors with distinction; and 2) has held an important leadership role and made, or continues to make, significant contributions.