Rural Regional Projects


* County Local Lead Agencies (LLAs) had to self-identify as "Rural" on the 2014-2017 LLA plans to be included.
**Regions were identified as "Rural" if the rural population is 25% or more of the regional population.

Gold Country

Alpine, Amador, Calaveras, El Dorado, Inyo, Mono, Nevada, San Joaquin, Stanislaus, Sutter, Tuolumne
Excludes: Placer, Sacramento, Yolo


Katie Moose
STAAND Against Big Tobacco
California Health Collaborative

North Coast

Del Norte, Humboldt, Lake, Mendocino
Excludes: Napa, Sonoma


Jay McCubbrey
Tobacco-Free North Coast

North Valley

Butte, Colusa, Glenn, Shasta, Tehama, Yuba


Rexanne Greenstreet
Health Promotions Senior Manager
American Lung Association

Central Valley

Kings, Madera, Mariposa, Merced, Tulare
Excludes: Fresno, Kern


Dulce Velazquez
Senior Tobacco Control Manager
American Cancer Society