SARAH AGUILAR, Director
An Orange County native, Sarah received her BS in Human Biology from University of Southern California. While there she served as President of Delta Gamma, was a Peer Leadership Consultant and ran an after-school sports program for underserved local students and taught classes at their school. Sarah received her Masters in Education from Southern Methodist University while teaching high school Physics and Environmental Systems full time with the Dallas-Forth Worth Corps of Teach for America. During this high school experience, Sarah also developed a joint hospitality/culinary career prep program, coached JV and Varsity basketball and softball and served as department head. Moving to Napa, Sarah learned that California and Texas have no reciprocity with teaching credentials. She therefore took a position with the Far Niente Family of Wineries (Far Niente, Nickel and Nickel, Dolce, EnRoute, Bella Union) in hospitality and is now in the Marketing Department. In her spare time, Sarah spends time with fiancé Sean, corgi pup Chloe, training for a race, reading, wine tasting with friends and seeking volunteer opportunities.
RAFAEL GARCIA AVILA, Director
Rafael teaches Math at Valley Oak High School and is celebrating his 21st year teaching in the NVUSD. Rafael has been a loyal volunteer for Teacher Resource Center of the North Bay for several years at Safeway Open, Movie Nights and helping every semester at TRCNB’s warehouse. Rafael loves playing and walking with his dogs Pi and Cooper!
STACY EICHNER, Director
A Napa native, Stacy attended NVUSD schools, earned a BA in child development, a CLAD Multiple Subject Teaching Credential and an EMT Certification. She currently teaches 6 th grade Math, World History and Art at River Middle School. Stacy and husband Josh share two amazing sons ages 10 and 12. Hobbies include gardening, camping, hiking and loyal support as a life-long fan of the San Francisco Giants!
COURTNEY GARCIA, Director
Courtney is a Los Angeles native but has lived in Northern California for the past 17 years. She earned her degree at California State University Chico and has been an educator in the Napa Valley for 14 years. Courtney is an elementary school teacher and the Chief Negotiator and Director of Human Rights for the Napa Valley Educators Association.
GLYNDA GRAVES, Director
I have worked in the retail business for 40 years. For the last 14-1/2 years I have worked at the Napa General Store as Office Manager. As a member of the Napa Business Network for 7 years, I have served on their Board of Directors for 3 years. I am very proud of the fundraising the NBN has been able to do for local charities, with TRCNB being one of our many recipients. After living in Fairfield for 17 years, living in Napa for the last 5 years has been a joy and I now can boast a very short commute! My husband and I enjoy traveling and wine tasting in our free time.
ROBIN LaBRIE-JACKSON, Director
Robin is the owner of Mira and Associates, Inc. She wears many hats as an Accountant, Bookkeeper, Tax Preparer, and Auditor to name a few. She also is a QuickBooks ProAdvisor consultant specializing in setup, training/seminars, payroll and offers phone and remote access consultations. She has an MBA with an emphasis on Behavioral Science and is currently completing her Doctorate in Business. Her thesis is on successful behavior and human choice as applied to business. She has started and owned several companies, founded a non-profit organization and has consulted and continues to work with many non-profit organizations.
JENNA STEWART, Director
Jenna, a Napa native, earned her BS in Nursing and an MA in Health Education, along with various certifications in health related fields. Jenna is currently employed by the University of California, San Francisco, where she is Health Education Program Specialist for the California Poison Control System. Through her work she develops, coordinates, and implements the poison prevention education and awareness program for California, while also developing information campaigns to disseminate poison prevention education and awareness programs. Jenna is eager to support TRCNB as an active board member bringing her specialized training in grant writing to the table.
JIM WARREN, Director
Jim has been with TRCNB from its very beginning planning stages in 2009 up to the present. He has done everything from hauling supplies from storage units to TRCNB’s first home at 403 Gateway Road West to serving on the Board of Directors since inception in 2010. He graduated from Cornell University with BS and MS in Engineering. Employed by Caterpillar Manufacturing Management Program and then Trane Company for 41 years. Jim worked in technical sales for 18 years earning Top Ten Club Award. Trustee and Teacher for South Church, Boston, Junior Achievement Advisor, Soccer Coach, Junior League. Jim divides his retirement time between Napa and his hometown of Andover, Mass.