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Left to right: Natalie Keeve, Kimberly Cox, Amanda Vasquez, Sarah Goodness, and Ane Deister. Photo Credit: Riverview Media Photography

 

Staff:

Ane Deister, Executive Director
Natalie Keeve, Program Manager
Kimberly Cox, Development & Finance Director
Sarah Goodness, Development Assistant


2fd9ba1Ane Deister, Executive Director

Ane Deister is an energetic executive manager with more than 25 years experience leading public water-related organizations in Southern and Northern California. She has held officer-level positions in large environmental, resource management and construction private sector firms since 2008. She serves on the board of directors of the Water Education Foundation, Bay Planning Coalition, Urban Water Institute and several positions with the national American Water Works Association.

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Natalie Website PicNatalie Keeve, Program Manager

Natalie Keeve, J.D. is the Program Manager for CCLT and is responsible for overseeing CCLT’s programs, events and membership. Natalie has extensive experience in leadership roles developing programs and planning events. She has worked as Program and Event Director at the Rocklin Area Chamber of Commerce where she managed monthly and annual fundraising events and developed new programs designed to increase membership, add revenue and facilitate community involvement. She also worked as Sales and Event Manager at Fresno Shows where she did the sales and coordination of large events with up to 30,000 attendees. She has volunteered with numerous non-profits in the areas of social services, youth outreach and animal welfare. She is currently a volunteer Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) with Child Advocates of Placer County.  Natalie graduated magna cum laude from Chapman University with a B.A. in Organizational Leadership and received a J.D. degree with distinction from McGeorge School of Law. In addition to working while in law school, she volunteered with the Human Rights/Fair Housing Commission and served in leadership roles in a number of school organizations. Upon graduation, she received the Capital Commendation Certificate for Superior Commitment to public service and membership in the Traynor Honor Society.

 Kimberly Cox, Development & Finance Director

Kimberly Cox is the Development and Finance Director for CCLT. The world of charitable, nonprofit organizations is not new to her. Kimberly brings more than twenty years of nonprofit administration and fundraising experience to her CCLT post. Prior to joining the CCLT, Kimberly served as Director of Development for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Sacramento, Director of Development for Child Abuse Prevention Council of San Joaquin, and Director of Major Giving at KVIE-Channel 6 – leading the stations $5M Capital Campaign for its digital conversion.  Kimberly earned a B.A. in Business Management from St. Mary’s College of California.  She has been a longtime member and past board member of California Capital Chapter of Association of Fundraising Professionals.

Sarah Goodness, Development Assistant 

Sarah Goodness is the Development Assistant for CCLT. Sarah earned her B.A. from Loyola Marymount University, majoring in Political Science.  After college, she worked as a paralegal, in a firm specializing in corporate law.  Later, she joined a firm dedicated to personal injury litigation.  Sarah took a hiatus from employment for a number of years to focus on the more rigorous career of raising her three small children.  She is happy to re-enter the workforce and be a part CCLT, assisting Kimberly in the areas of development and finance.