Interviews

The Interview pages include audio excerpts from our oral history interviews and full interview transcripts in PDF format. Transcripts are arranged in alphabetical order by the narrator’s last name.

For access to full audio and video, please contact project director Heather Heckler.

Geeta Dardick

Co-founder of FREED Center for Independent Living.


Sam Dardick

Co-founder of FREED Center for Independent Living and FREED’s first executive director.


Albert Dover

Advocate and member of the founding board of directors of FREED Center for Independent Living.


Ann Guerra

Former executive director of FREED Center for Independent Living and current executive director of Connecting Point.


Gary Peterson

Former chair of the Nevada County Wheelchair Sports Association.


Tony Sauer

Co-founder of the Nevada County Wheelchair Sports Association. Former executive director of FREED Center for Independent Living. Founding executive director of the Nevada-Sierra Regional In-Home Supportive Services Public Authority. Served as director of the California Department of Rehabilitation under Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger’s administration.