Matt Kingsley

Inyo County Supervisor, District 5
Chair, Golden State Natural Resources
2019 Chair, Rural County Representatives of California (RCRC)
mkingsley@inyocounty.us

As Interagency Fire Chief, Supervisor Kingsley was responsible for managing a $10 million budget, providing leadership for 130 employees, oversight and direction for the Interagency Vegetation Management program, environmental planning, personnel and administrative management and all aspects of the fire suppression, aviation and fire prevention program for the Inyo National Forest and the Bishop BLM Field Office.

In addition to his career, and role on the Inyo County Board of Supervisors, Supervisor Kingsley serves on a number of committees and non-profits, including:

  • Inyo County AG Commission
  • Great Basin Unified Air Pollution Control District Board of Directors
  • Inyo County Local Transportation Commission
  • Interagency Visitor Center Board of Directors
  • Lone Pine Lions
  • Lone Pine Chamber of Commerce
  • Past President Lone Pine Unified School District Board of Directors
  • Member of Wildland Fire Leadership Council
  • Past Chair RCRC
  • Representative for RCRC on NACO Western Interstate Regional Committee

Bob Williams

Tehama County Supervisor, District 4
Vice Chair, Golden State Natural Resources
2017 Chair, Rural County Representatives of California (RCRC)
2020 – 2022 Chair, Golden State Finance Authority (GSFA)
2020 – 2022 Chair, National Homebuyers Fund (NHF)
bwilliams@co.tehama.ca.us

Supervisor Williams is a fifth-generation Tehama County farmer and rancher.

In June of 1980, Bob went into partnership with his father in operating Williams Ranch and in 1995, became managing General Partner. In 2002, Bob graduated from the California Agricultural Leadership Program, as a proud member of Class 31.

In his public life, Bob has served on the Corning Recreation Commission, Tehama County Farm Bureau Board of Directors, Farm Service Agency Tehama County Committee, Thomes Creek Water District Board of Directors, Tehama Colusa Canal Authority Board of Directors and the Corning High School Board of Trustees.

In June of 2006, Bob was first elected to the Tehama County Board of Supervisors as the District 4 Supervisor, is currently serving his fourth term in office, and has served as Chairman of the Board in 2008, 2012, 2014 and 2020.

Among his duties as Supervisor, Bob serves on numerous local committees and commissions and is Tehama County’s representative on the Boards of Directors for both the California State Association of Counties (CSAC) and the Rural County Representatives of California (RCRC). Bob was recently elected to serve his third term on the Executive Committee for CSAC and was the 2017 Chairman of the RCRC Board of Directors.

Supervisor Williams graduated from CSU, Chico in 1979 with a bachelor’s degree in Recreation Administration, is a Graduate of the Great Valley Center Leadership Institute, as well as a Graduate and Institute Fellow of the CSAC Institute for Excellence in County Government.

Stacy Corless

Mono County Supervisor, District 5
Member, Golden State Natural Resources
2021 Chair, Rural County Representatives of California (RCRC)
scorless@mono.ca.gov

Supervisor Stacy Corless represents District 5/Mammoth Lakes on the Mono County Board of Supervisors. She was first elected to the Mono County Board of Supervisors in 2014 and was appointed to the GSNR Board of Directors in 2019.

Growing up in the high desert of Los Angeles County, Corless took many ski trips to Mammoth Lakes as a kid. She returned to the Eastern Sierra after earning a Master of Arts degree at UC Berkeley and has called the mountains of California home for over twenty years. Corless’ background in communications, gained in her work as a nonprofit executive director, writer, conservation leader, teacher, and entrepreneur, has allowed her to become a strong voice for rural California.

Corless is a passionate advocate for the Sierra Nevada region, and collaborative stewardship of public lands is a primary focus for her work at the local, state and national level. Corless serves on the executive team of California’s Wildfire and Forest Resilience Task Force and is Chair of the National Association of Counties’ Public Lands Management subcommittee. She has represented the Eastern Sierra as a board director at the Sierra Nevada Conservancy, overseeing more than $20 million in funding for forest health and community protection projects throughout the region.

Doug Teeter

Butte County Supervisor, District 5
Member, Golden State Natural Resources
Future 2023 Chair, Rural County Representatives of California (RCRC)
dteeter@buttecounty.net

Supervisor Doug Teeter represents the 5th District on the Butte County Board of Supervisors. His district encompasses the Northwestern part of the county where the majority of his constituents reside in moderate to very high severity fire zones. He first took office in 2013 and is now in his third term. Doug has been a GSNR Board of Directors member since 2019, as the President of RCRC’s designee.

Doug has been a long-time resident of Paradise, CA. After graduation from Paradise High School, he worked as a seasonal firefighter while earning a B.S. degree from CSU, San Diego.

While he enjoyed a decade long career designing optical based scientific products in the San Francisco Bay Area, the call of the mountains soon brought him home. His passion and advocacy for motorcycle and mountain bike trails in the woods was supported by exploring other career pathways as a paralegal, a rental property manager, and currently as a licensed professional Fiduciary. He and his family unfortunately lost their home in the 2018 Camp Fire. Doug’s experience reflects the desire many rural Californians have for quality active recreation as well as the economic and housing challenges they face.

Doug currently serves, as appointed by the Butte County Board of Supervisors, as a member for the Rural County Representatives of CA (RCRC), the Butte County Fire Safe Council, the Butte County Association of Governments, and the Butte County Air Quality Management District, among others. He also previously served two years on the Sierra Nevada Conservancy’s board. Outside of advocating for rural Californians, he is a coach for North State Composite, a local youth mountain bike team.

Michael Kobseff

Siskiyou County Supervisor, District 3
Member, Golden State Natural Resources
mkobseff@co.siskiyou.ca.us

Supervisor Kobseff’s parents moved their family to Siskiyou County in 1968. He attended and graduated from McCloud schools. He was born in 1957 and has been a resident of Siskiyou County since the family moved to the county. He married his wife, Lynn, in 1979, in Reno, Nevada. They set up home in Mount Shasta. He and Lynn opened a restaurant in Mount Shasta City which they operated for 30 years. Supervisor Kobseff has two children and 5 grandchildren. His interests include local government, golf, fishing, hunting, piano and natural resource issues. He serves as the Siskiyou County delegate to Rural County Representatives of California and is Chairman of the Environmental Services Joint Powers Authority under RCRC. Michael was first elected District 3 Supervisor in 2006. He was reelected in June 2010, June 2014 and 2018. His district includes the City of Weed, Lake Shastina, Grenada, Big Springs, Gazelle and a portion of Mount Shasta northwest of Abrams Lake Road.

Supervisor Kobseff serves on the following committees:

  • Siskiyou County Flood Control and Water Conservation District – Director
  • Siskiyou Power Authority – Director
  • County Service Area 3 – Director
  • County Service Area 4 – Director
  • County Service Area 5 – Director
  • Airport Land Use Commission – Director
  • In Home Supportive Services (IHSS) Public Authority