Deer Hollow Farm is a 160 year-old historical ranch in Silicon Valley. Its mission is to support environmental education programs for our community. Open to the public, this nonprofit teaching farm welcomes 100,000+ visitors and thousands of students annually.

Friends of Deer Hollow Farm is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that supports the Farm via fundraising, awareness efforts and fun events for families.

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Lauren Merriman, President

Lauren serves as Board President. She is Recreation Supervisor with the City of Campbell. Previously she served as a Recreation Supervisor with the City of Mountain View City Recreation Division responsible for both the Farm and FODHF for many years. She recently served as President for the California Parks and Recreation Society’s 4th District (San Francisco to Gilroy).

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Nina Wong-Dobkin, Vice President

Nina serves as Vice President of the Board as well as Chair of the Donor Relations Committee and member of the Grants Committee. She also writes for the Board newsletter. She works as a parent participation preschool teacher.

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Carla Dorow, Treasurer

Carla has served several terms on the Board as Treasurer. She has also served on the Grants Committee and manages Farm Tour Event Registration. She has volunteered at the Farm for nearly 20 years wearing many hats. She is a CPA and tax consultant. Her extensive financial management experience supports the Board’s financial decisions.

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Nancy Stuhr

Nancy is the Board’s Secretary. She has been a Farm livestock volunteer and a Mountain View realtor for the past two decades. She also serves on the Grants Committee. Nancy brings business and marketing skills and nonprofit Board experience having volunteered on the Friends of R House Board and the Board of Mountain View Education Foundation’s Realtor Fund-Raising Board.

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Park Chamberlain

Park serves as Board Treasurer and Chair of the Board’s Farm Project Volunteer Committee. He has a tax consulting business. He has visited the Farm and hiked the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District trails for decades. He has served as President of the Board at the Serra Little League.

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Wai Mo

Wai serves on the Board’s Donor Relations Committee. Shehas served on the Board of Directors for the Waldorf Peninsula School where she led the strategic marketing and Parent Education committees. She also helped launch the Bay Area’s Children in Nature movement.

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Pamela Baird

Pamela serves on the Grants and Donor Relations Committees. She is owner of KB Associates and is a design and marketing consultant. She brings 35 years of business and marketing experience to the Board. She also serves on Mountain View’s Planning Commission.

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David Fung

David Chairs the Grants Committee and has managed the Board’s SVGives fund-raising campaign. He brings extensive management, fundraising and communication skills to the Board. He currently runs his own software consulting company. He has held key management positions on several Silicon Valley start-ups and serves on the Cupertino Planning Commission.

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Jenise Henrikson

Jenise chairs the Board Marketing Communications Committee. She has been in the tech world in roles ranging from product management, partner alliances to business operations. Today she is CEO of Alpha Brand Media, publisher of the marketing news site, Search Engine Journal. Jenise helped create Friends website and social media presence.

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Kevin Henrikson

Kevin chairs the Database Committee and serves on the Finance Committee. He founded a Silicon Valley company that was acquired by a major corporation, where he now works as a technology manager. Kevin grew up on one of Northern California’s largest family pig farms.

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Dick Walker

Dick brings decades of marketing, sales, and planning skills in the electronics distribution field to the Board, where he serves on the Grants Committee. He managed his own electronics company until he retired and now volunteers as a Farm docent and travels with his wife. As a fifth generation Californian, he has enjoyed bringing his children and grandchildren to the Farm.

Hours

  • Mon
    Closed
  • Tue
    8:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Wed
    8:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Thu
    8:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Fri
    8:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Sat
    8:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Sun
    8:00 am - 4:00 pm