Training, education, and outreach is what we do!


Humboldt County Chapter

California Grand Jurors' Association

(HCC-CGJA)




Board of Directors

President-

Tim Hafner

Vice President-

John Heckel

Secretary-Treasurer-

Bernadette Cheyne


Board Members

Wayne Ventuleth

Rich Ames

Mark Newcomb

Eddie Morgan (Webmaster)


Director/Sitting Grand Jury Liaison

Jim Glover



Our association is composed of current and former grand jurors from Humboldt County. We are dedicated to promoting the understanding of the unique practices of civil grand juries in California and to educating the public and prospective grand jurors about the beneficial oversight function of this system.



This dedication is embodied in our mission statement:

To promote, preserve, and support the

Civil Grand Jury system

through training, education, and outreach.




For more insight go to: http://cgja.org/


Friends Celebrating the Work, Dedication, Friendship and Retirement of Sara "Sam"" Giannandrea!

Thank you, Boss!

Tim's address to the Garberville/Redway Roatary Club on October 8, 2019. Doing the work to get our word out...


Humboldt and Del Norte Counties' 2019 CGJA training seminar in Orick CA


A great big thank you to Sam G aka "The Boss" and Sharon H aka " my better half" for all of their hard work hosting the event!!


July 13 Block Party in Henderson Center. Sam, Mark, and Tammy

Behind the scenes of the 2019-2020 BLOCKBUSTER CGJA training video. Not shown is Tim, the rebel of the group. Taping was May 25 and 26, 2019.

Tammy Newcomb tends the HCC-CGJA Table at Carson Park immediatly following the Rhodedendron Parade, April 27,2019

Eddie Morgan introduces John Heckel for Eureka Rotary SW program on Grand Juror service. John presenting examples of previous civil grand jury reports. Elks' Lodge, Eureka, 4-12-2019. Tim, Rich, and Jim were along for the ride.


March 27, 2019 at Arcata Noon Rotary meeting at Jacoby Storehouse. Sam presents to a nice crowd of interested Rotarians. Tim and Jim assisted.