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Board of Directors and Junior Board Members

This would not be possible without the mentorship of Cindi Busenhart and everyone at The Tim Brauch Foundation. A huge thank you to our board of directors, board members, junior board members, and volunteers.

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Brittany Birchall

Founder, Chair

Brittany Birchall is the Founder and Chair of the River Birchall Foundation, as well as a board member for the Tim Brauch Foundation. She is the assistant principal at New Brighton Middle School and coaches fitness classes at West Fitness Santa Cruz. She has her master's degree in Educational Leadership, and she hopes to use her skills towards helping River's nonprofit thrive. Brittany joined the board for the Tim Brauch Foundation in June of 2021. She is looking forward to collaborating with the Tim Brauch Foundation under which the River Birchall Foundation operates. She knows that the River Birchall Foundation will bring a slice of positivity, love, mentorship, and leadership through skateboarding, the arts, music, and MMA to adolescents and young adults in our community in honor of her true love, her son River.

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Laura Eiselstein

Vice Chair

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Coleen Spellman Birchall

Secretary

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Claire Porter

Finance Officer

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Paul Birchall

Board Member

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Karyn Birchall

Board Member

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Isaac Birchall

Board Member

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Chelsea Friesen

Board Member

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Mackenzie Birchall

Board Member

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Brayden Birchall

Board Member

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Paul Porter

Board Member

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Brenna Crosser

Board Member

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Keely Sanders

Board Member

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Chelsea Jamison

Board Member

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Nahla

Junior Board Member

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London Friesen

Junior Board Member

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Laila Sanders

Junior Board Member

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Cana Taylor

Junior Board Member

Cana is a student at Rio Del Mar Elementary. She loves to swim, play volleyball, dance, and bake. Cana has been on the junior board for Tim Brauch Foundation 2021 and the River Birchall Foundation since 2022.  She wants to be part of the non profit organization because she wants to learn about how a business works and collaborates.

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Rylie Dresser

Junior Board Member

Rylie has lived in Santa Cruz her whole life. She is a student at Rio Del Mar Elementary, and she is a junior board member for the River Birchall Foundation and theTim Brauch Foundation. She loves to play volleyball and soccer, and she loves to hang out with her friends. Rylie also loves surfing and the beach. Rylie decided to be a part of these non profits because she hopes they will help her get into a good collage and teach her more about the business side of things so she can run a business of her own when she is older.

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Ellie Hardesty

Junior Board Member

Ellie has lived in Santa Cruz her whole life and enjoys competitive soccer, volleyball, softball, and baking. She is a junior board member in the Tim Brauch Foundation and the River Birchall Foundation. Ellie loves to hang out with friends, bike around her neighborhood, and absolutely loves going camping. She wants to be a part of the non-profits because she wants to learn more about how to run a non-profit and about the leadership and business side of things.

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