Board of Directors, Nominations & Past President's Honor Roll

CRA Board of Directors

Graeme Robertson
President, Officer & Executive Committee Member

Graeme immigrated here in 1965 with his parents from Scotland when he was 6, then attending Carmel's River School, Middle School and High School. After completing college at San Diego State, Graeme's career was in sales and marketing, with Gallo Winery, PepsiCo, Wiman Beverage Company, Vinco, Platinum Partnership and Merrill Lynch.  He has served in leadership roles on boards, organizations and foundations throughout Carmel and was honored in 2018 as the Carmel Chamber of Commerce Citizen of the Year.

 Ken White
Vice President, Officer & Executive Committee Member


Ken was a goodwill ambassador for the city and served as a member of the Forest and Beach and  Planning Commissions and the City Council before serving as mayor of Carmel-by-the-Sea from 1992 to 2000. For many years he was chair of Friends of Sunset Center and is the former President of Monterey County Pops. Ken often shares his knowledge and experience to assist business and residential groups. And is the recipient of Citizen of the Year.

 Tim Twomey
Treasurer, Officer & Executive Committee Member


Tim grew up in the Bay Area, spent his career as a healthcare supply chain executive, and served as a board member on national, state and local associations. He graduated from San Francisco State University and worked for Stanford University Medical Center, Kaiser Permanente and Sutter Health. 

Frankie Laney
Secretary, Officer & Executive Committee Member

A native of San Francisco and graduate of San Francisco State University, Frankie and her husband ran an agri-business in the Sacramento River Delta town of Walnut Grove for 30 years before moving to Carmel in 1994.  A watercolor painter for over 50 years, she is a member of the Carmel Art Association and served on that Board in addition to the CRA Board, Carmel Cultural Commission and the Carl Cherry Center for the Arts Board. 

Janice Bradner
Board Member

Janice was born and raised in the Bay Area and had a 35 year career at Chevron.  She and her husband bought a cottage in Carmel in 1999, and relocated here full time in 2016.  After retiring she served on the board of directors of CASA in Contra Costa County and she is a leader in Carmel Cares managing the Pick Up Posse and Tag Team in our Village.

Mike Brown
Board Member

As a deep rooted local, Mike went to Sunset School and graduated from Carmel High.  He moved on to complete his BS in Business via San Francisco State and University of Washington. While in the Army, he did a tour in Pleiku, Viet Nam with the 4th Div. Then as a civilian, he applied his skills to firms in Copenhagen, Denmark and Bristol, England.  In his returning years, he owned Perspectacles in Carmel for thirty-five years. Mike’s local contributions include serving 2 terms on the City Council and numerous other boards and committees plus a stint on the Monterey County Civil Grand Jury.  Plus is a former recipient of Citizen of the Year

Janine Chicourrat
Board Member


Janine is general manager of the Portola Hotel & Spa, in Monterey. Janine moved to the community in 1998 to open up Casa Palmero at Pebble Beach. Her past general manager roles include The Lodge at Pebble Beach, Northstar at Tahoe and Kimpton Hotels, Monticello Inn.  Janine serves as chair on the Foundation Board for Cal State University Monterey Bay, board member for the Monterey County Convention and Visitors Bureau and the Monterey County Hospitality Association. 

Mary Condry
Board Member 

Mary has been an active member of the CRA since 1993, serving in many roles including as president. As a professional tour guide in Carmel she enjoys meeting visitors from around the globe and sharing the traditions, natural beauty and unique architecture that make us Carmel unique and special. 

 Cindy Lloyd
Board Member

A true Carmel native, Cindy is the 3rd of 4 children in a family with a deep local legacy.  Her childhood best friend was her botanist Grandfather Prof. F.E. Lloyd and they enjoyed walks together to town.  After Cindy's local education, then on to University, she landed back in Carmel Valley raising 2 children.  She then completed Hartnell Nursing School and a long career at CHOMP.  More recently, her passions include gardening and working to preserve Carmel's character in the family's tradition.

 JC Myers
Board Member - new Feb 2023

Raised in Carmel Valley, JC moved back to the area in 2002 with his wife, Sarah, and have raised 3 children who attended All Saints Day School, and Carmel High School. He’s a 3rd generation fresh produce guy, a current forest and beach commissioner, a part of a lively local volleyball community, and attends Carmel Presbyterian Church. 

David O'Neil
Board Member - new May 2023

David has been attracted to the local nature and our village since his earliest days. With a career in California, Hawaii, North Carolina, Massachusetts, and France in planning, real estate, construction, landscape and restoration, Carmel was the example he used to demonstrate how best to balance preservation with needs for modernization. Amidst the crazy times of 2021, he settled in Carmel-by-the-Sea and started immediately applying his energy and talents to many local non-profit organizations.

Tom Parks
Board Member & The Voice Editor


Tom spent 25 years in the television and movie industry before settling in Carmel 30 years ago. He then became a full-time writer and director and has produced more than 15 dramas, musicals and biographical sketches of major literary characters. He serves as an Editorial Board member and pens the "Village Voices" column.  

Nancy Twomey
Board Member, Communications, Programs & Membership Chair

Raised in Portland Oregon, then on to Silicon Valley as she built her career in Technology firms in leadership roles across Marketing, Partnerships and Operations.  In the Bay Area, she met and married Tim - eventually retiring in their favorite vacation spot, Carmel-by-the-Sea.  Since arriving here full time in 2016, Nancy has been a committed volunteer across multiple organizations throughout town.  

 Sherry Williams
Board Member

Born and raised in the Livermore California area, Sherry's collegiate path included UCSB BA in Social Sciences and at San Jose State she completed her Masters in various aspects of Education.  She married, raised two daughters, and taught, plus did a stint as a flight attendant in various years and more.   Since Sherry and her husband moved to Carmel, she has volunteered in many CRA events over the years, plus for many other activities and organizations about town. 

New Board Member Nominations  

A dedicated page on joining your CRA board is available here

Carmel Residents Association members nominate potential candidates for our Board, annually in the January-February period, announced in the January-February issue of The Voice.   Ideally submissions are sent as a petition (or email) signed (or endorsed) by three CRA members. Minimally, a nomination must be accompanied by a short paragraph focused on the person’s talents and interests in contributing to our Board, with your name & contact, and the nominee's name and contact details.  Candidates must be a CRA member for 6 months or more and be a resident of Carmel-by-the-Sea or the official Sphere of Influence.  Each submission must be received by March 1. 

Nominations are sent to the nominating committee chair, Janine Chicourrat, PO Box 13 Carmel, Ca 93921. or email at [email protected], with subject line Board of Directors Nomination.

Note: where Board positions become available in-between our annual process, replacement candidates will fill the remaining portion of the three year term of the departing Board Member.  

Honor Role of Past CRA Presidents

1987-1988 Jim Holiday
1988-1989 Skip Lloyd 
1989-1990  Barbara Brooks
1990-1992  Clayton Anderson
1992-1993  David Maradei
1993-1994  Beth Wright
1994-1995  Lou Rolle
1995-1997  Linda Anderson
1997-1998  Mary Condry
1998-1999  Suzanne Paboojian
1999-2000  Shirley Humann
2000-2001  Melanie Billig
2001-2002  Monte Miller
2002-2004  Larry Rodocker
2004-2006  Sherry Shollenbarger
2006-2008  Roberta Miller
2008-2020  Barbara Livingston - for more on Barbara and her legacy visit this page.
2020-2023  Fred Bologna
2023-20__  Graeme Robertson

Thank you one and all!   
   From Your CRA Membership