Ernie Sheldon – Executive Director
Term: Appointed
Bio: Ernie is a retired Lt. Col from the United States Air Force, former City of Folsom Park & Recreation and Library Commissioner, current City Council Vice Mayor. It all started with “Can I help?” Ernie guided the FAA in raising over one million dollars to help leverage the city, advocating for park and athletic facilities which became the model organization for park and recreation agencies statewide. In 2020, Ernie received two prestigious awards Honoring a Life Devoted to Service and Community.


Congratulations to Folsom High School and Vista del Lago High School graduating seniors for your dedication to sports and extracurricular activities, with an emphasis on service to others.


Lois B. Young

Folsom High School $500
Farah Abdulkhadar
Tanya Agrawal
Jessica Lowry
Carly Moran
Khushi Varshney

Folsom High School Spirit Award (gift card)
Cy Watson

Vista del Lago $500
Carson King
Kaden Madore
Thomas Rexin
Anna Roehrs
Mason Vota

Vista del Lago Spirit Award (gift card)
Sydney Sackmann

Ernie Sheldon

Folsom High School $1,000
Akane Shimoyoshi
Ishi Shah

Vista del Lago $1,000
Grace Cole
Julie Zhang

Chuck Harrison PACE

Folsom High School $1,000
Jessica McCloskey

Vista del Lago $1,000
Dheere Dusanapvdi

Race Salazar Memorial

Folsom High School $750
Henry Tsai

Vista del Lago $750
Laine Weis

Maria Totushek Memorial

Folsom High School $500
Emma Hoffmann
Lucy Murray

Vista del Lago $500
Tyler LaFortune
Venkata Alapati

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