Headwaters Fund Governance

Board Statement 

Community members selected to serve as volunteers on the Headwaters Fund Board bring diverse background and experience: business, professional, non-profit and education. All share a common vision to improve the economic prosperity and quality of life in Humboldt County. Workforce preparation, increasing locally owned businesses, creation of living-wage jobs, building on our strengths, encouraging innovation and sustaining our quality of life are the path to making Humboldt County a model rural economy.

Headwaters Fund Board Members and Terms

Elizabeth Cameron (Vice Chair) 

Free Range

Appointed 2018

Charles Ellsworth


Appointed 2015

Carl Hansen 

Dean, College of eLearning & Extended Education - Humboldt State University

Appointed 2017

Bruce Rupp (Chair)


Appointed 2017

Dianna Rios

Fortuna Business Improvement District

Appointed 2015

Jenna Catsos 

The Headwaters Fund Charter and Headwaters Fund Board Manual provide more information about the structure of the board.