Alexander Valley Association


All written correspondence and dues should be sent to:

PO Box 1195
Healdsburg, CA 95448

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Board Members for the year 2015

President: Nancy McKerrow Ousterhout
Nancy and her husband Dr. Douglas Ousterhout bought their home in Alexander Valley in May of 2009. Their small vineyard has produced 3 vintages of Ousterhout Zinfandel with the help of winemaker Micah Wirth and their dog Buddy. Nancy has traveled the world with her husband, and also as a flight attendant for United Airlines since 1968. She currently has a vacation rental business selectively renting their Healdsburg home. Nancy and Doug have a keen interest in preserving Alexander Valley, the community they fell in love with, for generations to come.

John Dayton
I have four daughters ranging in age from 5 to 13 years old. We live in the Alexander Valley off of River Road in Geyserville. My wife Lisa is a Chiropractor in Healdsburg and I am the Broker/co-owner of Dayton and Tremont Real Estate a real estate sales and management office in Healdsburg. I have lived in the Alexander Valley since 1999 and my parents have owned and operated a vineyard in the valley since the mid 70’s. I looked forward to being involved with the AVA and future projects that preserve and improve our wonderful valley.

Chris Bingham
Chris and his wife Jenean and their three children moved to the Alexander Valley in 1997. They have a small Cabernet Sauvignon vineyard in the middle of the valley near the Alexander Valley Hall. He is a retired Military Pilot, and is the Sonoma County Veteran Service Officer.

 Jack Neureuter

Sarah Hafner

Mary Kelley


Melinda Barnard
Melinda Barnard has lived in Alexander Valley since 1985 with her husband Sculptor T Barny. She is Associate Vice President for Faculty Affairs at Sonoma State University and was a Professor of Communication there since 1990. She served on the Alexander Valley School board for ten years. She is working to improve the communication tools for the AVA

Dell Tredinnick
Dell Tredinnick is a seventeen year resident of the Alexander Valley. He graduated with a degree in Community Development from Pennsylvania State University, and has worked as a Water Quality and Supply Planner, Air Quality Coordinator(Reno), and Air Quality Board Executive Director(Boise). In addition, he has been very involved with solid waste management and municipal bio-solids beneficial re-use. He currently leads the Project Development Team for the City of Santa Rosa Utilities Dept. They focus on the development of projects, policies and practices which promote energy efficiency, produce clean renewable energy, reduce waste, save money and reduce GHG emissions. Since moving to the Alexander Valley, Dell and his family have been active in supporting Valley activities, and we are very pleased that his experience will now be used on the Alexander Valley Board. “I have been professionally involved with cultural change as it relates to environmental issues for over 30 years. Essentially, most of my work has been with the control and management of community waste streams. My professional goals are to develop and implement community programs which achieve the environmental goals and maintain economic vitality.”