Marion Vendituoli

Managing Editor, Writer & Editorial Team Member

Marion has been editor of the PRT since February 2017. Previously she was a freelance journalist for the Nogales International, as well as a grant writer and development coordinator for the Santa Cruz County Fair and Rodeo Association. She has served as Chairperson and Co-chairperson for the Santa Cruz County Fair for the past eight years.

Aisha Sander

Assistant Editor, Writer, Editorial Team Member

Aisha joined the PRT in August 2018.  She is a full time mother of two boys, a part-time yoga teacher and has a background in Social Work.  Aisha moved to Patagonia in 2016 from Karachi, Pakistan.

Cynie Murray


Cynie joined the PRT team in 2017. She was raised in Pennsylvania around harness horse racing.   While living in Wyoming she acquired an associate degree, worked at a local newspaper and at a Dude Ranch.  In 1993 she moved to Patagonia to work at Circle Z. Soon after she met her husband and they have lived here since.

Janie Trafton

Advertising Manager,

Janie moved to Patagonia in 2007 after retiring from 28 years of Real Estate sales in Arizona, California and Missouri.  She owned a field to table farm in Missouri.  She has been the PRT ad manager since 2012.