Board of Directors


Board of Directors - 2016

Sandy Richardson, Founder and President
Sandy Richardson, Womenade founder and president, is a retired teacher grateful for her supportive husband, proud of her best friend and daughter, and amazed by 3 grandkids that make her joyful every day.

Julie Jones, Founding Board Member and Treasurer
Julie Jones is a retired middle school counselor. She is blessed to have a wonderful supportive husband, seven children, and eighteen grandchildren who all bring great joy into her life. Julie loves being of service to her family, church and community.

Elaine Stewart, Secretary
Elaine Stewart is a mom to three awesome kids, San Luis Obispo native, ex-elementary school teacher and current small business owner. She is also founder Sandy Richardson's only child and is thrilled to be able to help her mom serve those in need in our county. 

Marylou Gooden, Board Member
Marylou Gooden is a retired elementary school teacher and principal who enjoys helping others and is grateful for her husband, 4 children, and 6 delightful grandchildren. She loves living in SLO County and is glad to support a genuinely giving organization like Womenade.

Colleen Spafford, Board Member
Colleen is a retired middle school English teacher. She enjoys her amazing family, reading, gardening, and supporting our community through Womenade.


Area Leaders:
Rosemary Cleaves
Carol Devore
Judy Eisenhard
Myra Akel

Los Osos Backpack Program:
Deborah Whitson

Laguna Backpack Program: 
Diane McKeague

Nipomo Elementary Food Program:
Janice Chagoya
Maria Lee Eaton
Mary Anne Morgan
Rosemary Cleaves


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