Owner, Marketing Expressions
With 20 years of experience in marketing, communications, events and non-profit management, Nicole Garroutte runs a boutique marketing firm working with non-profits and small businesses to develop, build and execute on communications and marketing strategies. Nicole spent 15 years working with Larkin Street Youth Services, a homeless youth service provider, as Director of Marketing and Communications and worked with Kidspace Children’s Museum, Blanc & Otus PR firm and various small business owners. When asked to help found Rebuild Paradise there was no question that this was the best way to help our community heal and move forward.
Executive Director, Achieve Charter School
Casey Taylor is the founder and Executive Director of Achieve Charter Schools of Paradise. She is a member of the Paradise Rotary Club, the Paradise Citizens’ Alliance, the Ridge Chamber, sits on the California Charter Schools Association Member Council, is the Chair of the Butte County Charter Leaders Network. Born and raised in Paradise, her life mission has been to ensure Paradise children have high quality education options. Casey has been an educator in Paradise since 1996 and helped opened Achieve's first charter school in 2005. As a Rebuild Paradise board member she is committed to rebuilding Paradise with education as an anchor for a successful community.
Stacie L. Power, Esq.
Power Law, P.C.
People from the north state region of California, from the Central Valley to the Northern border, look to Power Law, P.C., in Chico, CA, for experienced legal services offered by Attorney Stacie L. Power. Stacie is a friendly, dedicated lawyer who is skilled in the law practice areas of Business Law, Real Estate, Bankruptcy, Family Law, Criminal Law and Civil Litigation. These legal services are needed by consumers and business owners alike, especially people who want top quality legal representation from a caring attorney who knows how to work closely with clients to achieve best results. Stacie joined Rebuild Paradise to lend her legal expertise and to help rebuild as her family lost their homes and she lost many of her own properties in the Camp Fire.
Land Developer at Community Housing Improvement Program (CHIP)
Loretta Weber has been a part of Butte County for most of her life. She was raised on a farm, went to Orland High School and then to Chico State where she graduated with a B.A. in Liberal Studies. She has been a member of the Chico Lions Club and now is the co-chair of the Construction Mangement Task Force Committee of the Camp Fire Long Term Recovery Group. Loretta's professional career has been centered around construction and the utility industry. Loretta has many years of experience being part of recovery efforts after a disaster. Loretta was deployed as part of a mutual aid group to Hurricane Sandy to lead an assessment team. Loretta has played an integral role in the ICS (Incident Command System) structure as Planning and Intelligence Chief during all types of disasters. With her roots in Butte County, Loretta knew she wanted to give back and Rebuild Paradise Foundation suits that mission.
Real Estate Investment Broker and Residential Income Expert
Adam Pearce was born and raised in Butte County, is a licensed real estate broker, Co-Chairs the Housing Committee of the Camp Fire Long Term Recovery Group and is currently President of the North Valley Property Owners Association (NVPOA). The NVPOA currently consists of 750 members representing over 22000 rental units in 12 counties of the North State. Adam is passionate about providing quality rental housing in Butte County and has been an advocate for this both statewide and locally since 2011. He is committed to the mission of Rebuild Paradise because people matter, the memories that people create in their homes matter, and helping provide these homes again so new memories can be made matters tremendously.
Retired Paradise Town Manager & Member, North Valley Community Foundation/Butte Strong Fund Committee
Chuck Rough was the longest serving Town Manager in the Town of Paradise’s history, having served 16 1/2 years. Since his retirement, he founded the Paradise Citizen’s Alliance (PCA) in 2013, an independent, non-partisan group of citizens dedicated to improving the quality of life in the Paradise community, and also, was actively involved in improved K-12 student learning and educational reform, and global and local high school- level entrepreneurship programs. Chuck and wife Patty lost their home in the Camp Fire. Through his continued involvement with the PCA, as Chair of Adventist Health’s Feather River Health Foundation, as a founding member of Rebuild Paradise, a member of the Butte Strong Fund, and a member of the Hope Plaza Steering Committee, Chuck has been highly involved with various post-Camp Fire recovery efforts.