Maggi Daane began serving on the board in April 2016. She represents Trustee Area 7, containing portions of the City of Santa Maria and surrounding North County territory.
Daane is a 44-year resident of the Santa Maria Valley and graduate of Santa Barbara High School. She is a life member of the Santa Barbara High School Alumni Association. Following a 25-year career with Lockheed Martin at Vandenberg Air Force Base, she retired in January 2006 as their public relations/protocol/ethics manager.
She is the current president of the Allan Hancock College Foundation Board and a long-time community volunteer. Her efforts have been with the Santa Maria Valley Chamber of Commerce as an ex officio member and Youth of the Month Scholarship selection committee member, the Santa Maria Valley Industry Education Council as president for two concurrent terms, the Marian Regional Medical Center as president of the Volunteer Auxiliary Board and volunteer in the Surgery Waiting Room, and the Women’s Fund of Northern Santa Barbara County as chair of the Research Committee and Fund Steering Committee. Daane also served on the Advisory Council of SBCEO’s Teachers’ Network.
She is a former CASA Board of Directors member, life member of Orcutt Children’s Arts Foundation, and is actively involved in fundraising efforts for CALM, North County Rape Crisis and Children’s Center, Santa Maria Valley Boys and Girls Club, Santa Maria Valley YMCA, and North County Special Olympics.
Daane has been recognized as a “Woman of Excellence” by the Santa Maria Valley Women’s Network and as a designated Santa Maria Valley community honoree of the Santa Barbara Foundation’s annual “Celebrate Philanthropy” event.