Jodi Hoone (Appel)
A third generation resident of rural Del Norte County, near the ocean, redwoods and vast mountains, Jodi Hoone understands and appreciates a rural community and environment. She has over 10 years of experience working with high risk populations, focusing on women and children. With an educational background in behavioral science and nutrition, she has served as Health & Safety Director for the American Red Cross in two counties, establishing a county wide food bank, women & children’s homeless advocacy programs, and a domestic violence shelter. Hoone is currently the Director of Rural Human Services’ domestic violence shelter program.
A sister, daughter, and granddaughter, Jodi loves to laugh and enjoys the unique qualities in every person. She feels fortunate to be amidst so many strong and wonderfully creative people on a daily basis.