Director at large
San Francisco Bay Area
Monet Thomson has been a member of the San Francisco Bay Area chapter of TRIO since its inception in 1993. Following two years of peritoneal dialysis, Monet received a kidney from her generous brother Charles. Both have enjoyed good health since. A native of North Carolina, Monet moved to California to pursue a career in software. Following retirement from FileMaker in 2012, Monet has traveled to Australia, studied Italian, and planted a vegetable garden. She and her longtime companion, Gary, enjoy hiking and camping. 2015: Monet is currently president of the SF Bay Area TRIO chapter as well as a volunteer with Donor Network West.