Coalition Board Info

2017 Board meetings will be held January 10, February 7, March 7, April 5 (change of day), May 2, June 15,  July 18,  August 1, September 5, December 5.  Location and time TBD,

Board Chair

Linda Gibson
CEO & President, Collabria Care

Under Linda’s direction, Collabria Care has built upon its esteemed history as a hospice provider to become one of the most innovative non-profit organizations in the state serving those dealing with the transitions of aging, learning to live with chronic conditions and facing the end-of-life. She now is looking toward the future to make sure Collabria Care – Collabria Hospice are prepared to support the aging Baby Boomers who will live longer but with increased chronic disease.

A nursing graduate of Pacific Union College, Linda earned a BSN from Southern Oregon University and an MBA from University of LaVerne in Southern California. She is a strong advocate of community-based palliative care, advanced care planning and end-of-life care. She serves on the Executive Committee of Honoring Choices Napa Valley and is involved in several local, statewide and national organizations.

Board Members

David Busby
Director, The Table

Margaret Farman
Executive Director, United Cerebral Palsy of the North Bay

Margaret Farman has served as Executive Director of United Cerebral Palsy of the North Bay since November 2006.  Her career in the field of developmental disabilities has spanned 31 years – developing education, employment, recreation, housing, and supported living services.  She has also served on numerous community advisory boards – advocating for the rights of people with developmental disabilities and coordinating services with state and local agencies.  

Under her leadership, UCPNB has experienced rapid growth with the development of Cypress School, WineBev Services, Gone for Good, and Recreation Services.  Cypress School serves students ages 5-22 with autism and other developmental disabilities. WineBev Services and Gone for Good employ adults with cerebral palsy and other developmental disabilities – paying them market rate wages that help to create economic self-sufficiency.

Marlena Garcia
Executive Director, ParentsCAN

Drene Johnson
Executive Director, Community Action of Napa Valley

Peggy Klick
Program Manager, CANV Quit Smoking Program

Tracy Lamb
Executive Director, NEWS

David Layland
President, Downtown Napa Farmer's Market Corp.

Celine Regalia
Director, Collabria Care -  Alzheimer’s Services and the Chronic Condition Services

Celine has 25 years of healthcare experience working in acute care, home health and long term care. She is responsible for both the Collabria Care Alzheimer’s Services and the Chronic Condition Services. She also manages the Collabria Day Program, a program offered at our Napa facility to help participants maximize independence and enhance quality of life while providing respite for caregivers. Celine is chair of the Healthy Aging Population Initiative for Napa County, is the immediate past president for the California Association of Adult Day Services, and serves on the Community Based Adult Day Services (CBAS) stakeholder advisory group. She has a Masters in Social Work from San Jose State University.

Jennifer Stewart
Executive Director, Napa Valley Education Foundation

Jennifer Stewart joined the Foundation in 2014 as the Executive Director.  As a fifth generation Napa native, Jennifer has dedicated her career to supporting the healthy and successful development of youth in our community.  She believes, “working with the Foundation is very rewarding.  We work closely with the school district to provide funds for the critical programs that keep students engaged in learning.”  She has an extensive fundraising background, having worked for many years in nonprofit fundraising and for government agencies in grant writing and fund development positions, including Napa County Office of Education and Boys & Girls Clubs.  She holds a Master’s in Public Administration with an emphasis in Human Resources.  Jennifer lives in Napa with her son, Jack, who will be a kindergartener in the Napa Valley Unified School District in 2017.