Board Members: Disaster Victim Relief for Ojai and Ventura

Ventura Ojai Disaster Relief Efforts Board Members

Board Members Aletheia Gooden

Aletheia Gooden is a mother of three, wife, and has lived on a ranch in Upper Ojai since 2007. She is an attorney at Quirk Law Firm, LLP. She received her B.S. degree from UC Davis and her law degree from UC Davis. She and Trevor Quirk also founded KidAde in 2014, a nonprofit helping kids in need in Ojai public schools.

Board Members Trevor Quirk

Trevor Quirk is a father of three, husband, and attorney at Quirk Law Firm. Trevor is a former hotshot and a tenured Upper Ojaian with a decade of residence on Sulphur Mountain. He studied at UC Davis and received his juris doctorate from the McGeorge School of Law.

Board Members Justin Homze

Justin Homze is an Upper Ojai and Sulphur Mountain native, registered nurse, and citrus farmer. He is an avid outdoorsman and Ojai region backcountry savant. Justin received his associate degree in nursing from Ventura College.

Board Members Tessa Magill

Tessa Magill grew up in the East End of Ojai and works as a therapist for Ojai Unified School District and a local private practice. Tessa and her dog Charlie were fixtures at Stagecoach Station during the Thomas Fire. She received her baccalaureate from UC Santa Cruz and master’s degree from Cal Lutheran University.

Board Members Jessica Colborn

Jessica Colborn is a mother of 3 and a registered nurse. She was born and raised in Upper Ojai. Her family home was lost in the fire so she is passionate about helping the survivors work through the rebuilding process. She received her associates degree at Ventura College and then received her Bachelors of Science in Nursing from Cal State Dominguez Hills.

Board Members Tristan Thames

Tristan Thames grew up in Ojai and is a local small business owner. Tristan saw the amazing things that ware going on with Upper Ojai Relief in the first days after the Thomas Fire and began volunteering his free time to help survivors. He has a good working knowledge of general construction as well as a film editing degree from Brooks Institute.

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