Simon Blattner‘s professional achievements as a printer and builder may only be exceeded by his tireless work in the nonprofit world. After nineteen years running Rittenhouse Paper in Chicago, Simon and Kimberly Blattner moved to Sonoma in 2000. In Sonoma, Simon has spent eleven more years as owner and publisher of Eastside Editions Papermaking & Fine Art Print Studio. As Simon joins the board of Sonoma Valley Fund, he also sits on the boards of Sonoma Land Trust and the Sonoma Valley Hospital Foundation. He is a Trustee of the California College of The Arts, and the Founder and Chair of La Luz Center’s Microloan Fund. Simon has also served for over a decade on the board of Sonoma Valley Museum of Art, where he was board President. Simon belongs to numerous other organizations and has a B.A. in Political Science from Northwestern University.