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


Ane Deister, Executive Director
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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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.