Board Members

Wanda Layton

Wanda Layton has been a Member of the Central Valley Cemetery District Board representing Supervisorial Area 5 for 20 years.  She was born and raised in Holtville and attended local schools.  Her first school of attendance was a country school, Highland School, which she attended until the fifth grade, moving into town when she entered the sixth grade.  Wanda has been married to Charlie Layton for 64 years; they have five grown children, six grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.  She worked for the Holtville Chamber and the 1st National Bank of Holtville.  She has been a member of the Women’s Club for 20 years and was a Board Member of the Pioneer Museum for 10 years.

Sandy Finnell

Sandy Finnell has been a Member of the Central Valley Cemetery District Board representing Supervisorial District Area 3 for eight years.  Sandy was born and raised in San Diego, moving to the Imperial Valley after meeting and marrying her husband, Steve.  Sandy and Steve have three grown children and four grandchildren, which include triplets.  Sandy has been involved with 4-H for 28 years and currently serves as Lamb Leader, which means she travels to Utah to purchase lambs for 4-H members to show at the local county fair.  She has also been a member of the Livestock Foundation Board for the past six years and was also a member of the Imperial Unified School District Governing Board for twelve years.  Sandy has also served on the Little League Board.  She currently assists her husband, Steve, who is an Entomologist, as Office Manager.  Sandy loves to cook and is known for her delicious home-made pies.

Theresa Bonillas

Theresa Bonillas has been a Member of the Central Valley Cemetery District Board representing Supervisorial District Area 2 for seven years.  Theresa was born and raised in Imperial Valley, graduating from Imperial High School, Imperial Valley College and the University of Phoenix.   Theresa was employed by the Imperial County Office of Education as the Superintendent’s Secretary for 39 years, retiring in 2010.  She is enjoying her retirement and does volunteer work with her church and community.