Board Members

Yvonne Bowers
President
president@sonomaparks.org

Jim Danaher
Vice-President
vicepresident@sonomaparks.org

Stephen Hamilton
Treasurer
treasurer@sonomaparks.org

Anne Cox
Secretary

Bob Alwitt
Director, Membership Chair, Media
membership@sonomaparks.org

David Brummett
Director

Jim Carr
Director

Patrick Garcia
Director

Philip Sales
Director

Jeffrey Weiss
Director





About us

SONOMA PETALUMA PARKS, Inc., formerly known as Sonoma/Petaluma State Historic Parks Association, is a non-profit organization incorporated in June, 1982 as a cooperating association of the California State Park Association.

Our Mission

To further the interpretive and educational functions of the Sonoma and Petaluma Adobe State Historic Parks.

Our Vision

The Sonoma and Petaluma Adobe State Historic Parks are highly visible, nationally recognized destinations for authentic re-telling of the people and events from California history.

Our Purpose

The primary purpose of the Association is to preserve and interpret our State Historic Parks. Through our efforts we have contributed toward a number of major improvements to the Mission, Soldiers' Barracks, Vallejo Home, Las Casa Grande Courtyard, and Petaluma Adobe.

Our Values

  • Provide authentic historical interpretation
  • Maintain park infrastructure for future generations
  • Educate children of all ages
  • Enrich our community through events and activities

Our Programs

We provide financial support for training and maintaining an active docent program. We sponsor annual park events including Children's Day at the Mission, Victorian Holiday Crafts Faire, Christmas at the Mission, Sheep Shearing Day, Fandango and Living History Day. Throughout the year we sponsor a Concert Series and Lectures in the Mission Chapel and other special events.

Membership

Beside the satisfaction of participation in a worthy effort, members receive:

  • 20% discount in our gift shops
  • $5.00 discount at sponsore concerts and lectures
  • Quarterly issues of the Gazette
  • Voting privileges in the Association
  • Opportunity to participate in sponsored park programs 


Contact Us

SONOMA PETALUMA PARKS Inc.

36 East Spain St. P.O. Box 1702 Sonoma, CA 95476

 

For information about our Association and Historic Parks activities, events and facilities, 
Email:  parkinfo@sonomaparks.org

For matters pertaining to SONOMA PETALUMA PARKS business and operations, Email:
administrator@sonomaparks.org

Board Members

Yvonne Bowers
President
president@sonomaparks.org

Jim Danaher
Vice-President
vicepresident@sonomaparks.org

Stephen Hamilton
Treasurer
treasurer@sonomaparks.org

Anne Cox
Secretary

Bob Alwitt
Director, Membership Chair, Media
membership@sonomaparks.org

David Brummett
Director

Jim Carr
Director

Patrick Garcia
Director

Philip Sales
Director

Jeffrey Weiss
Director