Board of Trustees
Inspiring Compassionate Leaders Through Academic Excellence
ELIZABETH FRITZINGER, ESQ., Board of Trustees Chair, is a litigation associate with Abbey, Weitzenberg, Warren & Emery in Santa Rosa, California. She practices in state and federal courts and focuses on business and commercial litigation, real estate litigation, general civil litigation, and construction defect. She has represented individuals to large corporations and has been involved in all aspects of civil litigation, including jury and bench trials and appellate work.
Elizabeth and her husband, Matt, live in Graton. You will frequently find them peddling through Healdsburg, grabbing a pastry, then burning off calories along Dry Creek Road. Cycling is near and dear to them because of Matt’s work. Matt is the founder of the National Interscholastic Cycling Association where the mission of the non-profit is to have a high school mountain biking league in each state by 2020. Elizabeth and Matt are originally from the midwest (Iowa and Illinois, respectively), but Northern California is considered home.
PAUL FORGUE, Board of Trustees Treasurer, has been a resident of Sonoma County over a decade. Paul and his wife, Sonoma County native Laura Mattimore Forgue, have two daughters who attend The Healdsburg School. A dedication to education runs deep in the Forgue family. Paul grew up in a house where both his mother and father were teachers. Paul is the Chief Executive Officer and Chief Operating Officer of Truett-Hurst, Inc. an innovative wine company based in Healdsburg. Prior to Truett-Hurst, Paul spent a decade with the global professional services firm of Alvarez & Marsal. Paul earned his bachelor degree in Economics from the University of Dallas in Irving, Texas, and his Masters in Business Administration from the Jesse H. Jones School of Management at Rice University in Houston, Texas.
BLAIR MAUS, Board of Trustees Vice-Chair, obtained her MBA from Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. She has served on the Boards of Directors at Northwestern University, the Millbrook School in New York, and the McCormick Family Foundation. Her board experience includes strategic planning and sitting on the education and student affairs committees. Blair has worked as a nonprofit consultant, helping with fundraising, strategic planning, and board development. She has also worked in commercial banking in helping clients obtain lines of credit and small business administration loans. Blair also worked for Grace Cathedral in San Francisco doing community development work. Blair and her husband Todd own Deering Wine and have two children attending The Healdsburg School.
JULIE CYPHERS, ESQ. is an immigration attorney in private practice in Santa Rosa, California. She attended California State University, Chico, and University of Washington, Seattle where she studied Asian Studies with a primary focus on China. Ms. Cyphers was a research assistant at the Center for Gender and Refugee Studies at UC Hastings School of Law and then attended law school for a year at Durham University in England. She graduated from Empire College of Law in December 2007 with a Juris Doctorate. Ms. Cyphers has taught Immigration Law and been involved with the Immigration Law Clinic at Empire College of Law since 2009. She serves on the Board of Directors of Legal Aid of Sonoma County, is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association and Sonoma County Bar Association. Ms. Cyphers has been named a ‘Rising Star’ by Super Lawyers Magazine from 2013-2016. She speaks Spanish and Mandarin.
BONNIE HEADLEY, is a mother to four children including a current THS 8th Grader and a recent THS graduate now attending Sonoma Academy. Bonnie has been an instrumental leader within the THS community since her two youngest boys started attending THS in 2010. She has chaired and co-chaired Bravissimo four times, lending her creative vision to each event, leading the community outreach efforts and providing event management oversight for the school’s biggest fundraiser of the year. Bonnie is active in the THS Parent Organization as a core volunteer for many THS activities, including Teacher Appreciate Day, the Family School Picnic and Community Science Day. As a board member and current co-chair of the fundraising committee of the Healdsburg Sunrise Rotary Club, Bonnie is also an active community participant within Sonoma County where she and her husband Jim have lived for over 11 years. Bonnie’s husband, Jim, worked in retail management for his family-owned company, Yardbirds, for over 30 years. He serves as an assistant coach for the Healdsburg Bull Dogs and is a Healdsburg Little League Field Manager. When Bonnie and Jim are not spending time with their four children, Bonnie enjoys traveling, singing, tennis and spending time with friends.
JONATHAN MARVIN, ESQ. has been working his way north all his life. Born in San Francisco and raised in Marin, he took a short detour eastward, first to attend college at Berkeley, then to New York and Israel, before returning westward to Boalt Hall in Berkeley for Law School and eventually making his way back to his northward track which has now brought him to Windsor. After practicing law for 15 years in San Francisco and Emeryville, Jon’s love of electronic gadgetry and visual imagery compelled him to find a more creative way to use his legal education and experience. He is currently a trial presentation consultant, assisting lawyers with presenting evidence effectively and efficiently in Court during trials and other legal proceedings. Jon and his wife Carrie have a son who attends THS and loves to learn.
PETER MORK, CFA. is an analyst at Mork Capital Management, LLC located in Healdsburg, California. Peter moved to Healdsburg at the age of seven when his family relocated from Southern California. He attended both public and private schools, graduating from Healdsburg High School in 1994. After two years at Pacific Lutheran University where he was a member of the wrestling team, he transferred to The University of California, Santa Barbara where he graduated with a degree in Business Economics. After working in Institutional Sales/Research for La Jolla Economics in San Diego from 1999-2005 Peter and his wife Emily moved back to Healdsburg in 2006 to start a family. Peter has experience sitting on the board of a private company and has chaired the investment committee for an endowment. He has also volunteered in the mentor program at the Preuss Charter School at UCSD. The Mork’s have two daughters attending The Healdsburg School in Kindergarten and the Third Grade.
ALAIN-MARTIN PIERRET Upon graduating from Hotel Management in Europe, Alain spent 25 years in the upscale hotel, private club, and winery management industries. Throughout his career, a primary goal has been to provide consistent and exceptional service. Alain’s passion for real estate was promoted by his personal interest in buying and renovating homes in San Francisco, Sonoma County, Palm Springs and Florida. Alain’s knowledge and experience of Sonoma, Napa, and Mendocino Counties’ real estate uniquely positions him to assist in the sale and acquisition of homes, vineyard estates, wineries and country property.
Alain’s other interests are travel and country living on weekends in his Alexander Valley home where he maintains a large collection of birds. Alain is known to be a generous host to his extended family and friends from around the globe.