The One805 Advisory Council

We are proud that the heads of all 11 First Responder departments in Santa Barbara County sit on the One805 Advisory Council:

Santa Barbara County Sheriff - Sheriff Bill Brown
Santa Barbara County Fire - Fire Chief Mark Hartwig
Santa Barbara City Police - Police Chief Kelly Ann Gordon
Santa Barbara City Fire - Fire Chief Chris Mailes
Montecito Fire - Fire Chief David Neels
Lompoc Fire - Fire Chief Brian Fallon
Guadalupe Police & Fire - Police & Fire Chief Michael Cash
Santa Maria Fire - Fire Chief Bradley Dandridge
Carpinteria-Summerland Fire - Fire Chief Rob Kovach
Lompoc Police - Police Chief Kevin Martin
Santa Maria Police - Police Chief Marc Schneider

With the guidance and active collaboration of all our County Chiefs, One805 is able to keep our finger on the pulse of what is happening in our First Responder community county-wide. Their oversight also enables us to ensure that all funds raised are quickly directed to where they are most urgently needed, to maximum effect. No other non-profit can do that.

Mark Hartwig
Fire Chief
Santa Barbara County Fire
Joseph A. Mariani
Chief of Police (retired, 2022)
Lomboc PD
Chris Mailes
Fire Chief
Santa Barbara City FD
Michael Cash
Chief of Police & Fire
Guadalupe, CA
Kevin Taylor
Fire Chief
Montecito Fire Protection District
Greg Fish
Fire Chief
Carpinteria - Summerland Fire District
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Executive Board Members

One805 is an all-volunteer organization, ensuring that the maximum amount of funds can go directly to our cause.

Kirsten Cavendish Weston-Smith

Co-Founder/Chairman & CEO

Kirsten Cavendish Weston-Smith is a strategic thinker and creative leader with connections and experience in the world of entertainment and music. She has focused her passion and artistry as an active volunteer board member of One805. On The Kick Ash Bash she was responsible for the event design, talent acquisition and stage production and has worked on all of the subsequent One805 fundraising. Her dedication to non profits led her to serve on the board of Dream Foundation, and become involved in other local non profits over the years as a Santa Barbara resident. Kirsten is the Founder and President of Brainstorm Creative, Inc. a marketing and global commercial production company, and the Founder and CEO of the Cavendish Fante Picture Company. Her companies have worked for many of the Fortune 500, and won acclaim at film festivals including Cannes. Born and educated in London, and brought up between England and Venice, Italy. Kirsten, at last count, has worked in 44 countries, speaks passable Italian and lousy French.

Richard Weston-Smith

Co-Founder & COO

In 2018 when tragedy struck Richard Weston-Smith, a 30 year resident of Santa Barbara was eager to help organize the original Kick Ash Bash appreciation event and fundraiser. Under his guidance, the Kick Ash Bash generated hundreds of millions of media impressions worldwide, and Richard has since been instrumental in nurturing One805 into the growing non-profit that it is today. Now, as a co-founder and COO of the One805 Executive Board, Richard offers his extensive background in marketing and communications strategy to aid in the success and exposure of the organization. When not volunteering for One805, Richard is a global marketing executive for an international life-sciences company. His passion for our First Responders wellbeing and preparedness is evident in the energy he brings to our team. After seeing the continual need for emergency equipment and services, Richard has become a tireless advocate for generating community support for our First Responders, year in and year out.

John J. Thyne III

Chief Financial Officer/Co-Founder

John J. Thyne III (“Tine”) is an attorney, a real estate broker, and a professor of law at the Santa Barbara and Ventura Colleges of Law. He is married to Olesya Thyne, a high profile Realtor® in Santa Barbara. John is a partner in the estate planning law firm, Thyne Taylor Fox Howard, LLP and is C.E.O. of Goodwin & Thyne Properties, a real estate brokerage company in Santa Barbara. John serves on the Board of Directors of the Santa Barbara County Bar Association and the Santa Barbara County Bar Foundation. Among his awards John has been recognized as “Most Distinguished Leader of Santa Barbara” by Leadership Santa Barbara County in 2014 and was a finalist for the national “Golden Rule Award” for volunteerism. Thyne is a proud supporter of First Responders, co-founding One805 and currently serving as CFO of the Executive Board. Mr. Thyne earned a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Tulsa, College of Law and a Bachelor of Arts degree in English/Biology from the University of Connecticut.

Board Members

Kevin Costner

Board Member

Local resident and actor, producer and film director. Kevin has He has received various awards, including two Academy Awards, three Golden Globe Awards, a Primetime Emmy Award, and two Screen Actors Guild Awards and our One805 Heart of the Community Award for his generosity to the First Responders of Santa Barbara County.

Alan Parsons O.B.E.

Board Member

Is a long-time local resident and one of our founding Board Members. He is a legend in the music business as he engineered the Beatles White Album, as well as Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon, and was recently presented with an O.B.E. for his services to the entertainment industry.

David Pack

Board Member

Is the original co-founder of legendary prog-rock pop band Ambrosia, the voice and sole writer of their classic hits from the 70's and 80’s. He went on to become a successful solo artist, Grammy-winning record producer, advisor to companies ranging from Avon to Kodak, and Music Director of global special events including both of President Clinton's Inaugural Galas, and events for Barbra Streisand, Elton John, Billy Joel, Madonna and others. His collected works have sold over 50 million units worldwide.

Julie & John Fogerty

Board Members

Is the leader of Creedence Clearwater Revival (CCR),famous for their distinctive, groundbreaking sound, equal parts blues, country, pop, rockabilly, R&B, swamp boogie, and Southern fried rock ‘n’ roll, all united by his uniquely evocative lyrical perspective. Fogerty is a Grammy winner and has been inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame as well as the Songwriters Hall of Fame. He is the only musician to be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame for his song, “Centerfield,” a staple at baseball stadiums across the country. Among Fogerty’s many hit songs, which have sold over 100 million records, both as a solo artist and as leader of CCR, highlights include “Proud Mary,” “Susie Q,” “Fortunate Son,” “Born on the Bayou,” “Bad Moon Rising,” and “Have You Ever Seen the Rain,” among many others.

Bertie Hope

Board Member

Having grown up at his family home in Scotland, Lord Robert (Bertie) Hope studied for his Bachelors at Leeds University, and lived in Cornwall, then Morocco, before eventually making his way to Santa Barbara in 2011. His intention was just to complete a business course, but before long, the California lifestyle and the incredible community of Santa Barbara made a return to the UK unthinkable. So he founded Craftsman Builders Inc. and turned it into one of the most respected contracting companies in the County. Bertie, his wife Tamarisk, and children India & Orvis, have made a home for themselves here, and are active members of our community. Not someone to sit still, even at weekends, Bertie's passion for flying, boating, and racing both modern and vintage cars keeps them all busy. The family love to spend time in Mammoth, where skiing, and getting lost with a fly rod on a trout stream is something they all enjoy. Santa Barbara has become a permanent home for Bertie and his family, where watching his children grow up in a community he loves, and can actively contribute to, is his life’s dream.

Teddy Cabugos

Board Member

Teddy Cabugos is Owner and President of the Canvinia company group, which includes the Santa Ynez Valley’s Sunstone Winery. Cabugos has plans to take tourism in the Valley and Santa Barbara County to an all-new level. Prior to Sunstone, Cabugos served as Vice President of Radical Studios, a Hollywood-based, multimedia studio specializing in IP creation, publishing, and filmed entertainment for global audiences. Cabugos focused on marketing, sales, and business development, as well as hosting and coordinating entertainment events. Cabugos is a fourth generation Santa Barbaran. Growing up on the Mesa, Cabugos attended local public schools. Cabugos is an active member of the Vikings of Solvang, and an avid philanthropist within the Santa Barbara community, frequently donating to many local schools and charitable organizations. Cabugos is married to his wife and business partner, Djamila Cabugos, with whom he has two young sons.

Joanne Funari

Board Member

is Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of American Riviera Bank. Previously, she held executive positions at Heritage Oaks Bank, Santa Barbara Bank & Trust, and Bank of New York and was a founder and organizer of Business First National Bank. She received a BS degree in Finance from Le Moyne University, and a graduate degree with honors from Pacific Coast Banking School. An active volunteer in Santa Barbara, she is currently Secretary of the Police Foundation and serves on boards of the Downtown Organization, UCSB Economic Forecast Project, and Santa Barbara Zoo. She represents the First District on the County Finance Corporation, and is on the Steering Committee of the South Coast Business & Technology Awards. Past president of the Chamber of Commerce of the Santa Barbara Region and Goleta Valley, Joanne also served on the Goleta Valley Cottage Hospital Foundation and Foundation for City College boards and was La Presidenta and CEO of Old Spanish Days. Joanne moved to Santa Barbara in 1991 with husband Carlos and son Ryan.

Patrick Halcomb

Board Member

Patrick Halcomb and his wife Christine moved to Santa Barbara in 2020 quickly establishing roots and friendships. Originally from the Pacific Northwest, Patrick attended Western Washington University and Whatcom College graduating with degrees in Industrial Organizational Psychology and first-generation Business Application Computing. Since 1985, he has established a career in enterprise technology servicing some of the world’s largest companies. He became aware of one805 while cycling in Montecito where a fortuitous encounter with Richard Weston-Smith led to a formal meeting regarding the one805 mission. Patrick will contribute to the foundation by applying his experience in business and previous public service roles including time serving as a city council member for the City of Medina, WA. His current activities include fund raising and one805 Live events.

Eric G. Phillips

Co-Founder & Board Member Emeritus

Eric G. Phillips is the founder and CEO of Phillips Enterprises, LLC, a national investment vehicle and the founder and CEO of Phillips Acquisitions, LLC, a national real estate acquisition company. Eric is also the founder and CEO of Phillips Property Management, LLC, a real estate property management company specializing in student housing. He has served for years on the Santa Barbara Police Foundation Board, on the Granada Theater/Santa Barbara Center for The Performing Arts, the board of the Santa Barbara International Film Festival. Phillips was the inspiring force behind the original Kick Ash Bash, and afterwards a co-founder of One805.

Support Team

Colette Nottage-Crafton

Executive Administration & Communication

Colette studied as a biochemist and educator in England after graduating from Kings College London, and taught at high school and college both in London and in Santa Barbara. After immigrating in 2001 to Santa Barbara with her family, she now uses her business skills and operational experience to manage and develop local companies and their projects, along with donating time to the administration of a number of local charities.

John V. Fante

Editorial and Content

John V. Fante is a filmmaker and photojournalist with over 4 decades of worldwide experience who has volunteered his talents to One805 since its inception in 2018. His contributions include the editing of the Kick Ash Bash concert film, production of TV and Radio spots and numerous promotional stills and videos for the non-profit. He has also mentored several young students in Santa Barbara who are now working in the film industry in Los Angeles, London and New York. He has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from the University of California, Berkeley where he was also a photojournalist and the Business Manager on the campus newspaper, The Daily Californian.

Mike Eliason

Contributing Photographer

Since 2012, Mike has been a Public Information Officer for the Santa Barbara County Fire Department. He previously was a reserve firefighter for Carpinteria-Summerland Fire Protection District, and for nearly 30 years a contributing photographer for various news outlets in Santa Barbara County. He lives in Santa Barbara.

Mick Treadwell

Special Event Producer

A friend of some 33 years, Mick worked with One805 on the Kick Ash Bash, and has since advised us on all One805LIVE! events. As the top independent concert producer in Las Vegas for Live Nation, Mick has produced shows for some of the biggest names in the music business, including Katy Perry, Maroon 5, Lady Gaga, Tony Bennett, Guns & Roses, Jay Z, Janet Jackson, Depeche Mode, Imagine dragons, Ricky Martin, Kenrick Lamar, Matchbox 20, Goo Goo Dolls, Bruno Mars, Boys II Men, Willie Nelson, John Meyer, Green Day, Jimmy Buffet, Bon Jovi, Ariana Grande and, of course, The Kick Ash Bash.

Ben Cox

Web Solutions

Ben is a web designer, developer and current Chief Technology Officer for Colony Web Solutions. Based out of Manchester, England he specialises in modern web technologies and is focused on bringing these tools to a mainstream audience. After learning about the work One805 was doing to support first responders, Ben partnered with One805, helping to bring their vision to life online, supporting with website, donation platforms and video delivery.

Arianna Sterling

Media Director

Having graduated from Pennsylvania State University and Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas, Arianna brings a strong educational background in marketing, with a focus on digital media, corporate communications, and public affairs. She is a results-oriented professional recognized for her innovative thinking and a deep passion for cultivating meaningful relationships. Collaboration is at the core of her work philosophy, and she thrives in team environments while embracing change with agility. She values the opportunity to contribute her skills and unwavering dedication to One805 nonprofit.

Ambassadors & Friends

Thank you to our One805 Ambassadors & Friends for all of your help and support!

Our Partners

We keep good company! Our partners support us because they care about our First Responders

Honorary Board

Thank you for all of your help and support!

Adam Levine

Kevin Costner

Laurel Barrack

Tracy & Michael Bollag

Louise & Tim Casey

Julianna & Tom Dain

Teran Davis & Rand Rosenberg

Michael & Ruth Deeley

Erin & Richard Doherty

Peter Douglas

The Fullerton Family

Fabienne Guerin

Cyndee Howard & Lesley Cunningham

Mandy & Daniel Hochman

Luci & Richard Janssen

Diana Starr Langley

The Muller Family Foundation

Jane & Paul Orfelea

Lucinda & Topper Owen

Jenna & Avi Reichental

Louis & Laura Rohl

Mark Scher

Vicki & Ron Simms

Eric Haney, MoveGreen

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