2024 Contributors

Our growing community of friends and neighbors

The Sonoma Valley Authors Festival is grateful for the generous support of our Sponsors, Corporate Contributors, and Donors, including those who fund
Students Day.

$250,000+

  • Vickie Soulier

$150,000

  • KHR Family Fund

$50,000 to $60,000

  • Hering Foundation

  • Leslie and Mac McQuown

  • Vadasz Family Foundation

  • Williamson Family Fund

$25,000 to $40,000

  • Dagmar Dolby

  • Diane Plumlee and Michael van den Akker

  • Martha and Steve Rosenblatt

$10,000 to $20,000

  • Clay Foundation - West

  • Community Foundation Sonoma County

  • Rafael Costas

  • Kathie and Jim Dullanty

  • Stephanie and Dick Fredericks

  • Donna and Jim Hale

  • Jeanne Walker Harvey

  • Paul and Sheila Leach

  • Sandy Otellini

  • Elaine and Graham Smith

  • Barbra and Will Wood

$7,000–$9,000

  • Marie and Barry Lipman

  • June McCarthy

  • JaMel and Tom Perkins

  • Pamela and John Story

$5,000 to $6,500

  • Sidney Painter and Kip Altman

  • Bank of Marin

  • Maureen and John Bitoff

  • Dorinda Parker and Bill Blosser

  • Suzanne Brangham and Jack Lundgren

  • Steven and Lori Bush

  • Mary and Jim Corroon

  • Lucy Weiger and Robert Crane

  • Gail and John Diserens

  • Mark Feichtmeir and Terri Weczorek

  • Jason Fish and Courtney Benoist

  • Gretchen and Bob Gardner

  • Ann Girard

  • Steven Goldby and Anita Weissberg

  • Susan and Jon Golovin

  • Diane Gosney and Allison Chang

  • Barbro and Frank Greene

  • Maud Hallin

  • Donna Halow and Paul Luca

  • Joan and Alan Henricks

  • Bonnie and Tom Herman

  • Ann and Duane Kalar

  • David and Linda Keaton

  • Vicki and John Kryzanowski

  • Leslie and Robert Lacin

  • Naomi and Bruce Mann

  • Connie and Haig Mardikian

  • Susan and Dennis Mooradian

  • Marisa Moret and Steven Gomez

  • Linda and James Murphy

  • Carol Nast and Debbie Miller

  • Jan and Bob Newman

  • Ann Paolini and David Lambert

  • Helen Pascoe

  • Steve and Joyce Pease

  • Sharon and Philip Pillsbury

  • Bill and Mary Poland

  • Davida and Michael Rabbino

  • Karen and George Rathman

  • Sally and Toby Rosenblatt

  • Gail and Alan Ross

  • Michelle and Cary Sarnoff

  • Jeannie Simpson

  • Mark Smigelski and Bruce Kikuyama

  • Marianne and Reginald Steer

  • Christine and Adam Tachner

  • Anne and Bob Taylor

  • Joyce and Richard Thau

  • Margrit and Carl Vogt

  • Lynne Waldera and Tom Coleman

  • Wende Walter

  • Lucie and Jerry Weissman

  • Emely and Ron Weissman

  • Jeanne and Lynn White

  • Anne and Bob Zerbst

$2,500–$4,500

  • JoAnn and Jack Bertges

  • Sheila Bhalla

  • Joan Blackmon

  • Barbara Brennan

  • Carrie Brunner

  • Jim Brosnahan

  • Diana Bugg

  • Nancy Bayard Carlson

  • Stacey Case

  • Gloria Edwards

  • David Evans

  • Ben Ewell

  • Ruth Finkelstein

  • Sandra Gale

  • Gary Garabedian

  • Mark Hagopian

  • Laurie Hake

  • Terry Helm

  • Derry Henderson

  • Freda Jeffs

  • Edina Jennison

  • Jill Kramer

  • Esty and Tom Landy

  • Joan Lateer

  • Nancy Lilly

  • Jade Makana

  • Michael Manning

  • Joan Marks

  • Henry Martinson

  • Peggy Newton

  • Marie-Louise Pratt

  • Mark Radcliffe

  • Diane and Peter Richards

  • Debby Sagues

  • Diana Sanson

  • Sausalito Books by the Bay

  • Trudi Schneider

  • Kim Schuh

  • Rebecca Schumacher

  • Karen Sherman

  • Lydia Shorenstein

  • Karen Smith-McCune

  • Sonoma Valley Education Foundation

  • Connie Steiner

  • Christina Stephens

  • Dana and Ken Stokes

  • The Nantucket Project

  • Nancy Unobskey

$100 to $1,500

  • Jane and Jerry Baldwin

  • Beardsley Family Fund

  • Selma Blanusa

  • Audrey Carlson

  • Helga and Roy Curry

  • Donna Davidson

  • Harriet Derwingson

  • Jeannie Duisenberg

  • Herbst Foundation

  • Sally and Lorenzo DiCarlo

  • Kit and Neil Diver

  • Linda and Edward Dougherty

  • Alison Engel

  • Exchange Bank

  • Karen Frank

  • Jennifer and Randy Gridley

  • Anne Jamieson

  • JCF - SheBeSki Fund

  • Anne Kenner

  • Mark Linder

  • Kathryn McCarthy

  • Tim Mott

  • Bettina Rounds

  • Jean Schulz

  • Isabelle Selby

  • Pat Soldano

  • Diane and Toby Taylor

  • Lisa Taylor

2024 Sponsors

SPONSORS AT $50,000

  • Cathy and Chuck Williamson

SPONSORS AT $35,000

  • Martha and Steve Rosenblatt

SPONSORS AT $25,000

  • Dolby Family Fund

SPONSORS $10,000 TO $20,000

  • Buffington Clay Miller/Clay Foundation West

  • Rafael Costas

  • Kathie and Jim Dullanty

  • Stephanie and Dick Fredericks

  • Donna and Jim Hale

  • Sandy Otellini/Rossi LLC

  • Diane Plumlee and Michael van den Akker

SPONSORS UP TO $10,000

  • June McCarthy

SPONSORS AT $5,500

  • Sidney Painter and Kip Altman

  • Bank Of Marin

  • Maureen and John Bitoff

  • Dorinda Parker and Bill Blosser

  • Suzanne Brangham and Jack Lundgren

  • Steven and Lori Bush

  • Mary and Jim Corroon

  • Lucy Weiger and Robert Crane

  • Gail and John Diserens

  • Mark Feichtmeir and Terri Weczorek

  • Jason Fish and Courtney Benoist

  • Gretchen and Bob Gardner

  • Ann Girard

  • Steven Goldby and Anita Weissberg

  • Diane Gosney and Allison Chang

  • Barbro and Frank Greene

  • Maud Hallin

  • Davida and Michael Rabbino

  • Karen and George Rathman

  • Sally and Toby Rosenblatt

  • Gail and Alan Ross

  • Michelle and Cary Sarnoff

  • Mark Smigelski and Bruce Kikuyama

  • Marianne and Reginald Steer

  • Pamela and John Story

  • Christine and Adam Tachner

  • Anne and Bob Taylor

  • Donna Halow and Paul Luca

  • Jeanne Walker Harvey

  • Bonnie Herman

  • Ann and Duane Kalar

  • David and Linda Keaton

  • Leslie and Robert Lacin

  • Esty and Tom Landy

  • Paul and Sheila Leach

  • Marie and Barry Lipman

  • Connie and Haig Mardikian

  • Susan and Dennis Mooradian

  • Marisa Moret and Steven Gomez

  • Linda and James Murphy

  • Carol Nast and Debbie Miller

  • Jan and Bob Newman

  • Ann Paolini and David Lambert

  • Helen Pascoe

  • Steve and Joyce Pease

  • JaMel and Tom Perkins

  • Sharon and Philip Pillsbury

  • Bill and Mary Poland

  • Joyce and Richard Thau

  • Judy and Les Vadasz

  • Margrit and Carl Vogt

  • Lynne Waldera and Tom Coleman

  • Wende Walter

  • Lucie and Jerry Weissman

  • Emely and Ron Weissman

  • Jeanne and Lynn White

  • Barbra and Will Wood

  • Anne and Bob Zerbst

SPONSORS $2,750 TO $5,000

  • Sheila Bhalla

  • Joan Blackmon

  • Barbara Brennan

  • Jim Brosnahan

  • Nancy Bayard Carlson

  • Stacey Case

  • Gloria Edwards

  • David Evans

  • Ben Ewell

  • Ruth Finkelstein

  • Sandra Gale

  • Gary Garabedian

  • Mark Hagopian

  • Laurie Hake

  • Deirdre Henderson

  • Freda Jeffs

  • Edina Jennison

  • Jill Kramer

  • Joan Lateer

  • Nancy Lilly

  • Vicki and John Kryzanowski

  • Jade Makana

  • Michael Manning

  • Joan Marks

  • Henry Martinson

  • Peggy Newton

  • Marie-Louise Pratt

  • Mark Radcliffe

  • Debby Sagues

  • Sausalito Books By the Bay

  • Trudi Schneider

  • Kim Schuh

  • Karen Sherman

  • Lydia Shorenstein

  • Karen Smith-McCune

  • Connie Steiner

  • Christina Stephens

  • The Nantucket Project

2024 Donors

DONORS $250,000+

  • Vickie Soulier

DONORS $100,000 TO $249,000

  • KHR Family Fund

DONORS $50,000 TO $100,000

  • Hering Foundation

  • Leslie and Mac McQuown

  • Vadasz Family Foundation

DONORS $25,000 TO $49,999

  • Diane Plumlee and Michael van den Akker

DONORS $5,000 TO $24,999

  • Community Foundation Sonoma County

  • Jeanne Walker Harvey

  • Joan and Alan Henricks

  • Jeannie Simpson

  • Elaine and Graham Smith

  • Barbra and Bill Wood

DONORS $1,001 TO $4,999

  • Beardsley Family Fund

  • JoAnn and Jack Bertges

  • Diana Bugg

  • Anne Jamieson

  • Sheila and Paul Leach

  • Nancy Lilly

  • Marie and Barry Lipman

  • JaMel and Tom Perkins

  • Diane and Peter Richards

  • Rebecca Schumacher

  • Isabelle Selby

  • Sonoma Valley Education Foundation

  • Dana and Ken Stokes

  • Pamela and John Story

DONORS $1,000

  • Roy Curry

  • Sally and Lorenzo DiCarlo

  • Kit and Neil Diver

  • Karen Frank

  • Mark Hagopian

  • Maud Hallin

  • Anne Kenner

  • Freda Jeffs

  • Kathryn McCarthy

  • Tim Mott

  • Jean Schulz

  • Diane and Toby Taylor

DONORS UP TO $1,000

  • Sheila Bhalla

  • Selma Blanusa

  • Donna Davidson

  • Harriet Derwingson

  • Edward and Linda Dougherty

  • Alison Engel

  • JCF – SheBeSki Fund

  • Jennifer and Randy Gridley

  • Edina Jennison

  • Mark Linder

  • Sally and Toby Rosenblatt

  • Bettina Rounds

  • Debby and Paul Sagues

  • Pat Soldano

  • Christina Stephens

  • Lisa Taylor

  • Anne and Bob Zerbst

Media Partners

Corporate / Business / Non-profit Sponsors