Debby Trotter, Executive Officer

Deb W. Trotter is a children's author living in the San Francisco Bay Area, and she has a lifelong relationship with Lassen.  Ms. Trotter was born and raised in Red Bluff and spent countless winter and summer days skiing and hiking the trails in Lassen Park.  Her four grown children, outdoor lovers and hiker all, got to know the Park as youngsters, and her family visited and hiked in Lassen and many other National Parks over the past two and a half decades. Ms. Trotter also traveled regularly to hike in numerous National Parks in the west as a child with her siblings and her parents, Don and Ida Webster, both of whom were active for years with the Lassen Park Foundation, Don as a founding member of the Board of Directors. Ms. Trotter is a member of the State Bar of California (Inactive), the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI), and the Northern California Independent Booksellers Association (NCIBA), as well as several conservation and historical organizations. She is also a past President of the Moraga Education Foundation (MEF).  Ms. Trotter's husband Dave served on the Lassen Park Foundation Board of Directors for 17 years until 2008, and her brother, Ben Webster, is a current Director.