Our Board

OUR MISSION is to improve livability within Hagerman Valley through philanthropic leadership and community service to its residents and visitors.

Director:  CJ Holmes

C.J. Holmes recently retired after 17 years representing hundreds of clients as an independent California real estate broker.  Her marketing, sales and promotional experience, developed over years, also includes co-owning a small woodworking business, managing a small accounting software firm, publishing a For Sale By Owner guide, developing and teaching dozens of computer software classes and marketing computer software solutions.  For several years she helped owners fight fraudulent bank foreclosure by traveling throughout California giving seminars, live-streaming, tweeting and website posting.  She is very committed to improving the Hagerman Valley economic climate and physical environment.

Director:  William Thorpe

Bill Thorpe is a retired Financial Executive with broad financial and operating experience in the transaction processing, building materials, consumer products, financial services and healthcare industries. His experience at both corporate and operating levels includes all aspects of financial reporting, acquisitions and divestitures, all forms of financing and all types of accounting processes and internal controls, including Sarbanes Oxley.

Director:  Wade Peterson

Retiring to Hagerman in 2004, Wade Peterson became one of the first Charter Members of the Hagerman I.D.E.A. nonprofit organization which is now doing business as Hagerman Valley Foundation. He wanted to be involved in the community and really enjoyed the Blues Festival and is now back with the Foundation as the Executive Director of the Hagerman Jammin’ in the Park Festival held on September 2, 2017.

Director:  Julia Oxarango-Ingram

Director:  Stephanie Caudill


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October Newsletter


Oct 18: Mingle Mania at Wilson's Club
Dec 8: Horse & Wagon Christmas Caroling


Jan: Bird Spectacle Tours
Feb 16: Blues Festival
Mar 23: Cowboy Poetry
Apr: Antique Show
May: Bird Festival
June-Sept: Sunday Fundays - Farmers Markets & Swap Meets, 11-4. Special events each weekend!
Oct: Fossil Day Parade
Dec: Horse & Wagon Christmas Caroling

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Hagerman Valley Foundation™ does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. These activities include, but are not limited to, hiring and firing of staff, selection of volunteers and vendors, and provision of services. We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our staff, clients, volunteers, subcontractors, vendors, and clients.

Hagerman Valley Foundation™ is an equal opportunity employer. We will not discriminate and will take affirmative action measures to ensure against discrimination in employment, recruitment, advertisements for employment, compensation, termination, upgrading, promotions, and other conditions of employment against any employee or job applicant on the bases of race, color, gender, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran's status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.
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