Cathy Sanford moved to Bainbridge Island with her family in 2001, leaving behind her job as Vice President of Operations for a large independent travel management company in Silicon Valley. After a few years as a full time mom to her two children (now teenagers) and two dogs, she joined IslandWood, holding several positions supporting their mission of providing exceptional environmental education to children. She is currently Manager of Operations for their philanthropy team. During her years on Bainbridge she has volunteered extensively for island schools, everything from classroom support to chairing fundraising events. She has also been a member of the Bainbridge High School PTSO for three years. Cathy is an avid cyclist and loves participating in rides like the Chilly Hilly and STP. She and her husband of twenty years share a passion for world travel and SCUBA diving.