Camp Fire Inland Southern California | Light the fire within

Our Board

Our Board

David Miller

Board President

David has more than 13 years of experience in retirement planning. His focus on comprehensive financial planning has helped members accomplish their financial goals and protect their assets regardless of market conditions.

He prides himself on customizing solutions that are in the best interest for each of his clients’ individual situations.

David joined the Camp Fire Board as an opportunity to help thousands of children in the local area through leadership development, after school activities, and meal programs.

Sandra Rutherford 

Executive Director/VP of Program 

Sandra has been dedicated to serving as the Executive Director and VP of Program since 1999, demonstrating her commitment to making a positive impact. With a strong passion for helping others, she has actively participated in various nonprofits and community service groups. Outside of her professional endeavors, Sandra finds joy in spending quality time with her family and friends. She also enjoys exploring new destinations through travel, experimenting with new recipes in the kitchen, delving into historical research, tracing her family’s genealogy, and experiencing the great outdoors through camping adventures.

Brandon Willis

Board Secretery
Brandon has been in the insurance world for over 7 years and bring his experience to the table. He is currently the Vice President of an insurance company. His areas of expertise  include, commercial, claims, underwriting,  and customer service. He believes in going above and beyond for all of his clients and getting to know them on a personal level so he can make sure they are fully taken care of.

Brandon became a board member to help change the trajectory of child who dreams of something more. He believes if we can help one kid strive towards greatness, then it makes it all worth it.

Philip Teders


Philip brings over 20 years of banking and finance experience to the table. He is currently the branch manager of a bank. His areas of expertise include finance, business and customer service. He has a degree in Finance from California State University of San Bernardino. In his down time he loves camping and spending time outdoors.  

Lynne Purcell

Board Member

Lynne has dedicated her life to helping people.  In 2014 she started her own employment agency and for the past seven years has placed hundreds of unemployed people to work.  She also provides them with support services such as resume writing, job search techniques, transferrable skills identification, interview preparation, and career coaching.

In 2013 she completed her Career Development Facilitator program though Human Solutions in Orange County and she also holds a certificate in Evidence Based Coaching from the Fielding Graduate University.

Lynne got involved with Camp Fire when her son successfully completed the Teen Academy program at camp. He returned to the camp as a kitchen assistant and outdoor living skills instructor the following summers. Lynne wanted to promote Camp Fire and make sure that other children and teens had the same opportunities to enjoy nature and get involved with their communities.

Robin Inlow

Board Member

Robin has over 30 years in the customer service industry with her experience as a Homeowner Association Manager and Trade Show Manager.  Her expertise lies within budgets, community projects, and guiding several HOA boards to maintain their communities.  She also has a passion for special events and an eye for detail.

Robin loves scrapbooking, boating, family time and traveling to discover new places and creating new memories.  She was always involved in her 2 boys school classrooms and their sports while they were growing up.  Though Camp Fire she can continue to receive joy from watching children grow and learn.

Robert Laguna

Board Member

Born in Mexicali, Mexico, Robert Laguna immigrated to the United States in 1976.  He became a proud citizen of the U.S. in 1992.  He is a real estate expert with almost 30 years in the field. After graduating from Azusa Pacific University, he honed his negotiation skills as a banker. His dedication to excellence drives his success and he has earned top rank in the RE/MAX Hall of Fame and top 1% REALTOR nationally for numerous years.  

At home is where he finds his solace and fulfillment. It’s here where he has built a life alongside his beautiful wife and three children. As a former Rotarian, community service is vital to him. Beyond the home front, his involvement as a board member for Camp Fire reinforces his commitment to empowering the youth, nurturing leadership, and creating positive change.

Vanessa Hatch 

Board Member

Vanessa brings more than 35 years of experience working in the cities, schools and non-profits.  She is currently the Director of Community Service for a non-profit affordable housing organization. Her passion had always been to help others and build communities. She volunteered for many of her 3 children’s activities and organizations, where she led and served on various boards.  She enjoys spending time with her 3 granddaughters.

Vanessa is honored to serve as a member of the Camp Fire Board of Directors. Camp Fire was a part of her childhood. She seeks to support the staff and fellow Board Members to help make such a positive and meaningful impact on children.


Join our volunteer Board of Directors!

Serve as a voting member of the board with the authority and responsibility to develop policies, procedures, and regulations for the conduct of Camp Fire Inland Southern California. Help shape the direction of the organization and contribute to its financial sustainability. If you’re interested in applying for a position on the Camp Fire Inland Southern California Board of Directors, please contact us for more information.


Our Promise

Young people want to shape the world.

Camp Fire provides the opportunity to find their spark, lift their voice, and discover who they are.

In Camp Fire, it begins now.

Light the fire within