Our mission is to restore public access to the healing waters and extraordinary historical heritage of the Gilroy Yamato Hot Springs, a valued natural and cultural resource
To Name a Few
Meet the Board Members
We are Volunteer Powered!
Roman brings to the project his background in solar energy research, design and construction of solar power and storage systems, as well as setting up and running a non-profit solar research institute in Germany. Roman will help guide the re-opening with the goal of powering the facility with 100% solar energy.
Lucie brings to the project a background of leadership and management experience in both for-profit and non-profit settings. She is excited to apply her writing skills and legal study to the formation of the organization, and to establish a vibrant board and core of volunteers who will ensure the success of the project.
VP and Treasurer
Experienced in construction, her focus is on the restoration aspects of the site to bring it back to its former glory and provide ways to operate the retreat with minimal carbon footprint. Her past experience in construction management includes habitat for humanity housing, LEED projects, and commercial construction budgeting. She founded a 3D technology for construction company in 2014.
Sandy is a longtime Gilroy resident and business owner, right down the road from the Gilroy Hot Springs. Although she has never been to the infamous springs, she has been intrigued and called to be part of the team to reopen and reclaim this historical healing place. She brings the power of community and connection, already established in her winery and yoga business, Satori Cellars, and has an extensive background in marketing and attracting the right people to get the job done. Let’s do this together, and awaken this sleeping beauty!
Ed is a hot springs enthusiast and interested in the rich history of the site. He first visited the Hot Springs in the late 1980’s while it was operating under private ownership, and is looking forward to doing his part to see the site re-opened to the public. Ed has previous experience with non-profit organizations, organizing and running events, construction and technology.
Ron is an experienced grant writer and non-profit consultant who specializes in projects that involve public lands, hot springs, trails and historic preservation. He will apply his skills to the restoration of Gilroy Hot Springs, and looks forward to the day when the community can once again access its healing waters and important history.