Great Board Members Wanted

Want to take your volunteer service to the next level? Serving on a board for a mission that you are passionate about is an impactful way to offer your time.
Let me tell you about the Dana Adobe Nipomo Amigos (DANA) – caretakers of the fully restored and oldest historic home in San Luis Obispo County – the Dana Adobe.
DANA was founded in 1999, is a local nonprofit and dedicated to protecting, preserving, and providing public access to the 130 acre Dana Adobe Cultural Center, while sharing the stories of early California history/Rancho era, and inspiring stewardship of our natural and cultural resources. DANA is dedicated to community-based action, advocacy and education.
In the last 20 years, DANA has raised over 9 million dollars toward land acquisition, historic restoration and the development of the Dana Adobe Cultural Center, a 130-acre park, encompassing the historic home, a nature education facility/museum, trail system, and demonstration gardens.

Our current programs and events include:

Docent program: Docent-led guided tours of the historic Dana Adobe

Educational program: 1800 school children annually visit the Dana Adobe for hands-on – out of the classroom experiences.

Free Family Campfires: Summer evening campfire program

Sunday Talk Series: Museum Lecture Series – open to the public

Summer Concert Fundraisers: Concerts at the Dana Adobe

Museum programs: Art exhibits, nature exhibits, and cultural exhibits

Community programs: Nature Festival, Heritage Day Festival, Taste of Nipomo, Ghost tours, and a monthly hands-on program.

Board Requirements:

Board meetings are the first Tuesday of the month from 3:30 pm to approx 5:00 pm. Meetings are held in Nipomo.

Board members are asked to commit to the following:

  • Join one board committee; meet monthly
  • A financial donation of an amount that is significant to the member
  • Attend major events
  • Support fundraising efforts
  • Be committed to vision and mission