Board Members

Erin Dunn, Board Member

Erin Dunn is a Field Representative for California State Assemblymember Jim Wood, covering Humboldt, Del Norte and Trinity counties. Prior to working for the Assemblymember, Erin was the CEO of the Fortuna Chamber of Commerce, a position she has held for 11 years. .

Erin grew up in a small town on the Oregon Coast much like Fortuna and graduated from the University of Oregon with a degree in Communications.

Before moving to Fortuna in 2003 to work in the Public Relations department of Pacific Lumber Company, Erin lived and worked on the East Coast for 20 years as a theatrical press agent.

Erin is a member of Fortuna Sunrise Rotary and a Past District Governor for District 5130. In addition to the McLean Foundation, she serves on the board of Ferndale Repertory Theatre.

Tiara Brown, Board Member

Tiara Brown, was born in Fortuna, and grew up a 4th generation Humboldt County resident. She is the oldest of three sisters. In July 2020, she relocated to her dream place, Sonoma County, with her life partner Nick, younger sister Tierney and two children Zayden and Ainsley. She is the Accounting and HR Manager for Spear Marketing Group.

Tiara has always felt very passionate about being involved in this amazing community. She is a past member of the Fortuna City Council, Fortuna Chamber of Commerce Board and was a member of the Fortuna Sunrise Rotary. Tiara enjoys spending time with her people, delicious food (preferably cooked by someone else), Tito’s and craft Sours, hiking, running, dance parties, organizing/planning and traveling.

René Imperiale-Egan, Board Member

Rene Imperiale- Egan is thrilled to have joined the Mclean Foundation board in July of 2019. Having been born and raised in Fortuna, Rene is deeply rooted here and committed to the community. She is also proud to note that she is the granddaughter of the late Gene Lucas, whom the community center is named after.

After graduating from Saint Mary’s College in 1988 with a double major in economics and business administration, Rene returned to Humboldt County to begin her career in finance. She has been in lending for 31 years and is currently employed by Caliber home loans in Eureka.

Rene, along with husband John and son Jared, currently reside in Fortuna. They enjoy spending their time in the great outdoors, while taking advantage of our beautiful local resources. They enjoy traveling and are big SF Giants fans.

Most recently, Rene served on the Redwood Preparatory Charter School Board and is currently on the Redwood Memorial Foundation fundraising committee. She and her family enjoy being involved in our local community. Rene is looking forward to serving on the Mclean Board, and is excited to promote the new beautiful McLean Campus.

Christopher Broadstock, Board Member

Christopher Broadstock joined the McLean Foundation board in December of 2019.  He is the branch manager of Tri Counties Bank in Fortuna.  Prior to working in banking, he managed the Fortuna RadioShack for nine years.  He is an active member of Fortuna Sunrise Rotary, Fortuna Chamber of Commerce, and the Fortuna Downtown Business Association. 

As part of a multi-generational Fortuna family, he is invested in the growth and development of the Eel River Valley.  Born in Fortuna and raised in Scotia, Chris and his wife Samantha live in Fortuna with their dog Winnie.


Tony Titus, Board Member

Tony Titus is a life-long resident of Ferndale.  He and his wife, Libby, have four children, eight grandchildren and one great granddaughter.

Tony graduated from Humboldt State University in 1981 with a degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Accounting.  His first job in the private sector was with Eel River Sawmills, Inc. where he worked for 16 years.  His years at Eel River Sawmills, Inc. enabled him to know and work with Mel McLean, Gene Lucas and Dennis Scott.  Having the opportunity to be a member of the McLean Foundation Board feels a bit like coming full circle.  One other plus that came about as a result of his 16 years at Eel River Sawmills, Inc. was meeting his wife, Libby, who worked there for 20 years.

Tony currently works as the Fiscal Controller at United Indian Health Services, Inc. where he has been for 11 years.  Previously, Tony has served on the Redwood Memorial Hospital Foundation Board, the Humboldt County Fair Junior Livestock Auction Committee and the Eel River Valley Portuguese Hall Association Board.