Mr. Sanders provides the board with a lengthy background in the law. Before his retirement in 2020, Mr. Sanders was an attorney in Humboldt County for over 40 years. During his career he was regularly appointed by the courts to represent indigent individuals involved in the criminal justice system.
Mr. Sanders has a strong commitment to community service having served on the board of Redwood Legal Assistance – the local legal aid agency and the Humboldt Arts Council. He was appointed by the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors to the county’s Human Rights Commission which he chaired for two years. Mr. Sanders has been on the Open Door board since 1981 and lives in Willow Creek.
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