Chuck Bingaman and Gina Cuclis recently became the newest members of the Sonoma League for Historic Preservation’s board of directors.

Bingaman, who is also the league’s treasurer, is a correspondent for the Santa Rosa Press Democrat. He writes the Sonoma page for the PD’s Towns section.

He is also a retired attorney from Illinois and was a reporter and freelance writer for 10 years in Walpole, N.H.

Cuclis brings the perspective of someone who lives in the Springs. Cuclis is also Area One Trustee on the Sonoma County Board of Education and served nine years on the City of Sonoma’s Planning Commission as the outside the city limit representative.

The two join existing board members, Barbara Wimmer, president; Robert Demler, vice president; Bettie Crossfield Allen, recording secretary; Sheila Cole, corresponding secretary; Prema Behan, membership chair; Anne Silverman, property manager; and Dr. Peter Meyerhof, preservation committee chair.

Founded in 1969, the Sonoma League for Historic Preservation is a nonprofit membership organization whose mission is to educate, promote interest in and advocate for the preservation of historic buildings, neighborhoods and landscapes in the City of Sonoma and Sonoma Valley. To inquire about becoming a member, email or call 938-0169.