The Redwood Empire Division includes cities in Del Norte, Humboldt, Lake, Mendocino, and Sonoma counties, and provides members with the opportunity to exchange ideas and information and share the advantages of cooperative advocacy.  


Division Cities
  • Arcata
  • Blue Lake
  • Clearlake
  • Cloverdale
  • Crescent City
  • Eureka
  • Ferndale
  • Fort Bragg
  • Fortuna
  • Lakeport
  • Point Arena
  • Rio Dell
  • Trinidad
  • Ukiah
  • Willits
Division Officers/ Members
The division is guided by an executive committee under the leadership of a division president. Elected city officials and professional city staff attend division meetings throughout the year to share what they are doing and advocate for their interests in Sacramento. Division members also participate in the development of Cal Cities policy through representation on:

  • The Cal Cities Board of Directors;
  • Policy committees;
  • The Annual Conference Resolution committee; and
  • The Annual Conference Program committee.

Division Officers 

President - Tami Trent, Mayor, Fortuna
First Vice President - Leslie Castellano, Council Member, Eureka
Second Vice President - Gerry Gonzalez, Council Member, Willits
Immediate Past President - Stacey Mattina, Mayor, Lakeport

Board Director - Scott Bauer, Council Member, Eureka
Legislative Committee Chair - Melanie Bagby, Council Member, Cloverdale

Contact Your Lawmaker
1021 O Street, Suite 8620
Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone: (916) 651-4002
Fax: (916) 651-4902
1021 O Street, Suite 6350
Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone: (916) 319-2002
Fax: (916) 319-2102
1020 N Street, #390 LOB
Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone: (916) 319-2004 

Fax: (916) 319-2104

Congressman Mike Thompson (District 5)
268 Cannon House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515
Phone: (707) 542-7182

Congressman Jared Huffman (District 2)
1527 Longworth House Office Building 
Washington, DC 20515
Fort Bragg Office Phone: (707) 962-0933
Ukiah Office Phone: (707) 671-7449
Eureka Office Phone: (707) 407-3585

Division Meetings/ Events


Upcoming Division Meetings
Friday, March 24, 2023
3:00-5:00 p.m.
Hosted by the city of Arcata
General Membership Meeting
Reception and dinner to follow

Friday, May 12, 2023
3:00-5:00 p.m.
Hosted by the city of Fort Bragg
General Membership Meeting
Reception and dinner to follow

Friday, August 18, 2023
3:00-5:00 p.m.
Hosted by the city of Fortuna
General Membership Meeting
Reception and dinner to follow

Wednesday, September 20, 2023
11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Cal Cities Annual Conference, Sacramento
Division Officer Installation Meeting and Lunch

Upcoming Events


December 12, 2023 2:00 PM
Cal Cities Grid Reliability Roundtable


December 13-14, 2023
Fire Chiefs Leadership Seminar


December 13-15, 2023
City Clerks New Law and Elections Seminar

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Contact Staff

Sanders, Sara
Sara Sanders
Regional Public Affairs Manager, Redwood Empire Division
(916) 658-8243

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