Eunice Valentine has been named senior staff at Pacific Foundation Services, which provides management services for private foundations. Previously, she served as executive director of the Sonoma County Volunteer Center. Before that, Valentine was executive director of the Lindsay Wildlife Museum, YWCA of San Francisco, Marin and San Mateo, and RIDES for Bay Area Commuters.
Ian Tavelli has been named senior credit analyst/business development officer at the North Valley Bank branch in Santa Rosa. Previously, he worked as a sales assistant at Bay Equity LLC, operations manager at NCCS Inc., and a cashier at Mission Ace Hardware.
Kristie Fry has been named regional communications officer at American Red Cross for its California Northwest region, based in Santa Rosa. Previously, she was director of public relations and marketing at Penn State Mont Alto. She also served in communications positions at Random House and the Golden State Warriors.
Rebecca Taylor-Ford has been appointed accreditation, regulation and licensing risk director at Kaiser Permanente Medical Center in Santa Rosa. She has 11 years experience with Kaiser, most recently serving as administrative services director for its hospital in Vallejo.
Rodney Clark has joined Maher Advisors as a principal in the St. Helena mergers and acquisitions firm. Previously, he was managing director and head of consumer and retail investment banking at Canaccord Genuity. He held similar positions at The Presidio Group, Piper Jaffray, Lehman Brothers, Thomas Weisel Partners and Montgomery Securities.
The Climate Protection Campaign has added two new staffers.
Karen Gardner has been named coordinator for the ECO2school program. Previously, she managed programs at the Tuolumne River Trust, the Ruth Bancroft Garden, Chabot Elementary School, and the Watershed Stewards Project.
Anais Hall has been named a program coordinator with the Carma team, which is building a real-time carpool community in the Bay Area. Previously, she was a sustainability consultant for the city of San Rafael.