Phyllis Rosenfield, M.A., Executive Director/President
Rosenfield is a founder and Executive Director/President of Listening for a Change. She has a background in education, social science and fine arts, and has a masters in Equity & Social Justice. She was the photographer and co-creator for “The Sonoma County Survivor Project”, and has served on numerous boards and commissions, including Chair of the Sonoma County Commission on Human Rights and President of the Sonoma County League of Women Voters.
Evan Johnson, Film Editor
Evan Johnson has been hired to work with the students to edit the video-recorded interviews. He has previously worked with the Community Media Center as a Media Production Specialist, where he trained video producers from the public and worked on documentary, studio, live, and creative television and video productions.
Gwynn Dandridge-Perry, New Media
Gwynn began as a volunteer helping Listening for a Change improve the website. Now, she’s here part-time upgrading the website and offering techinical support. A 2000 University of California, Berkeley graduate in Sociology, she has a strong background in non-profit work. Gwynn was previously an Associate Producer of New Media with KCET public television in Southern California.
For 42 years Noel Adams was an academic counselor/educator on college campuses. A recent retiree from Santa Rosa Junior College he has long been active in his Healdsburg community. Noel is a former member of the Healdsburg School Board Member; President of the Healdsburg Educational Foundation; Commander of the Healdsburg American Legion; and member of the Healdsburg Elementary School Site Council.
Commissioner Louise Bayles-Fightmaster
Superior Court Commissioner Louise Bayles-Fightmaster was appointed to the Sonoma County bench in 2004 and is assigned to the Family Law Division. She has been a member of several statewide task forces that addressed the rights of Family Law litigants and access to justice issues. Additionally, she has been active in statewide education and development of self-help services for self-represented litigants. For fifteen years she practiced Family Law and Estate Planning and Probate. She then served as the Family Law Facilitator for the Sonoma County Superior Court for seven years.
Pamela Lind Devlin
Pamela Lind Devlin is a retired educator, who worked for over three decades for the Santa Rosa City Schools District. In addition to being a middle and high school teacher of English and Film Study, she also was the founding principal of Maria Carrillo High School and the Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction Grades 7-12. She has volunteered in the community with myriad boards and organizations, such as Sonoma State University President’s Advisory Council, Tomorrow’s Leaders Today and Schools Plus as well as both the Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts. Her avocational interests Include cooking, reading, traveling, viewing movies and attending lectures. She enjoys spending time with her husband Joe, her dog Lola and her extended family, especially her grandchildren.
Bruce Fortin is a psychotherapist in private practice, an ordained Zen Priest, currently leading meditation groups in Santa Rosa, Sebastopol, and Petaluma as well as a former mediation attorney. For eight years he was Directory of Home Hospice of Sonoma Country and has served on many nonprofit boards including the Sonoma Land Trust, the San Francisco Zen Center, the California AIDS Task force and Northern California Association of Marriage Family Therapists. Bruce has lead workshops and retreats in psychology and mediation throughout the Bay Area. He is a husband and a father.
Carla Hernandez Castillo
Carla Hernandez Castillo is a family law attorney in Sonoma County. She has been working in the legal field since 2010, and was licensed as an attorney in 2013. She is a Board Member of the Sonoma County Bar Association and Sonoma County Women in Law. While in law school she interned at the Alameda County Family Law Facilitator’s office and participated in the Self Held Access Center, providing free services to self-represented litigants.
Lucinda Orth is a software development program manager and has worked in the information technology business sector for many years. In her spare time, Lucinda enjoys volunteering and has supported Women Inc. domestic violence shelter, provided grief support to children EBAC, mentored gang-related youth Niroga Institute, supported families at Children’s Hospital Oakland, and a proud bunny hugger at the Sonoma Humane Society.