Board of Directors

Board Leadership:

The Yoga Seed Collective is organized as a non-profit organization.  As a non-profit, we have a Board of Directors that is part of our leadership structure.

Yoga has such a positive impact on the health and well being of individuals and the community that we are fully committed to the vision of having yoga available for everyone.  It is an honor to be able to serve our community in growing vibrant and extensive yoga programs in many locations.  We hope that in addition to practicing with us, you will consider volunteering for Yoga Seed and donating if you are able. Yoga Seed is our organization and our growing community.  It needs lots of love and attention to grow to its fullest potential.   Hope you will consider how you can participate!

Board Members

Kim RutledgeKim Rutledge has been practicing yoga for more than 10 years and has been active in the Yoga Seed community since 2014. She completed Yoga Seed’s 200-hour teacher training program in 2015 with the goal of bringing yoga to people with disabilities and other health conditions who may not otherwise have access.

When Kim isn’t doing yoga, she works as assistant legislative director of a statewide labor union. She holds a master’s degree in social welfare with an emphasis in communities, organizations, and policy from the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs, and bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Missouri. A native of Kansas, Kim lives in midtown Sacramento and enjoys all of the good things California has to offer.

Meaghan MCamman, MPA has neaMMcCammanBodhiTriberly a decade of experience representing safety-net providers in California and across the country. She is currently Assistant Director of Policy for the California Primary Care Association (CPCA) where she is responsible for policy and advocacy on behalf of community clinics in the areas of managed care, behavioral health and health integration, 1115 Waiver, the Health Benefit Exchange, rural health, veterans issues, Medicare, and the 330 grant program. Meaghan previously led CPCA’s efforts around state implementation of the Affordable Care Act, including representing community clinic interests in the development of Covered California and Medicaid expansion. She also previously served as Director of Programs for the National Rural Health Association in Washington, DC. Meaghan holds an MPA from George Mason University.

 

 

10712819_859833847368556_5267461369757380956_nMegan Seely was primarily raised in the coastal farming town of Aromas, near the Watsonville-Monterey-Santa Cruz area. She came to Sacramento to be near the Capitol and engage in grassroots activism.  She has a long tenure of volunteering in the community and working for social justice. She volunteers and sits on the board of a local non-profit women’s health center, has been involved with movements for women’s rights, LGBTIQ rights, marriage equality, labor rights, and civil rights.  Megan teaches Sociology and Women & Gender Studies at Sierra College.  She is the author of Fight Like a Girl: How to be a Fearless Feminist, which demystifies feminism and teaches activism for social change.

Megan has practiced yoga on and off for years but began a regular practice when she found a home at the Yoga Seed Collective.  She volunteers in the studio and joined the board January 2016.

 

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Jeanne Munoz started practicing at the Yoga Seed when the doors first opened.  She volunteered at the front desk and as a Board Member for 2 years.

A 200 hour RYT teacher,  Jeanne holds a deep love and appreciation for the benefits of yoga, meditation and mindfulness, and feels that her life purpose is to be of service from the heart, connecting people to a practice of unconditional self-love and continual self-care.

Jeanne received a BA in Cultural Anthropology from UC Santa Barbara and her JD from the University of St Thomas in Minneapolis.

 

 

 

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Jessica Rhodes served as the Executive Director for The Yoga Seed Collective for more than three years. Her vision, dedication, and inspiration has created the organization you see today. Jess received her MBA in Non Profit Management from the University of Dallas and majored in humanities at the College of Letters at Wesleyan University. We are thankful for her skills and expertise!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Would you like to join our Board?

Would you like to be on our team? Yoga Seed is a non-profit organization, which means our work is about community service and all revenues are used to operate our programs.  Part of being a non-profit is having a Board of Directors that works with our staff to set policy, make decisions, and represent Yoga Seed in the community and work on fund raising.  Board Members are stewards of the organization, responsible for ensuring our mission is fulfilled.  If you love what Yoga Seed brings to our community and want to see our studio and outreach programs grow, please consider becoming a Board Member.  It is a wonderful opportunity to serve our Yoga Seed community as well as the many people we want to reach with yoga services.  All are welcome to apply.  Board Members volunteer their time, and need to be able to devote 15-30 hours per month to this service. If this isn’t right for you perhaps you know someone that would be interested. Please contact us for more info. *info@* theyogaseed.org

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