Committee Members

Paul Connors

President

Paul Connors has lived in Geyserville since 2012. A graduate of Villanova University, he was in the kitchen design field for almost 25 years; working with architects, contractors and designers both in Sonoma and Marin Counties

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Vice President

Marshall Kilduff is a fourth generation Californian and a property owner in Geyserville for over 30 years.  He worked as a San Francisco Chronicle reporter covering city, state and regional government with planning as a specialty.  He’s pushed for open access laws and public disclosure to spur public involvement.  If that sounds stuffy, he fishes in the Russian regularly.  His priorities on the committee include keeping Geryserville’s inviting appearance, allowing for balanced change and making sure the public takes part in the committee’s work.  

Steven Sachs

Treasurer

Steven Sachs is a native Californian. He moved to Geyserville over 7 years ago. Steve has spent over 40 years working with state and local governments as well as nonprofits to develop, implement and manage community development, housing, and economic development programs. Steve has extensive experience in strategic planning, creating public-private partnerships, and building organizational capacity. Steve is strongly committed to enhancing citizen participation in all aspects of the government

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Secretary

Jo Diaz has lived in Geyserville since 2016. She has been in the business of wine since 1993, as a marketing/public relations specialist and a wine writer. Jo is a partner in Diaz Communications, which she initiated in 2001. In life, she has always been committed to public service. In wine, she has initiated two wine advocacy groups: PS I Love You (a group for Petite Sirah awareness) and the Association of African American Vintners (a group for inclusive diversity).

Daisy Damskey

Daisy Damskey married after finishing her graduate studies at UC Davis. She and her husband Kerry Damskey work together and are known for brand building, strategic planning, and winemaking. Daisy’s professional experience ranges from positions throughout the non-profit world to building wine brands like Chalk Hill. Extensive experience in community building and development. Consultancy for the California Department of Education. In 1999, Daisy and Kerry founded Palmeri winery. They have lived and worked in Geyserville for 39 years.