Sterling (Terry) Ross has served on the Cedars Board since the late 1980s and as its Chair for more than 12 years. A lawyer who lives and works in Mill Valley, Terry is the originator of the Special Needs Trust used throughout the country in estate planning for parents with a disabled son or daughter. He is the former chair of the California State Bar Certified Specialist Advisory Committee in trusts and estates, former chair of the Marin Bar Association Probate and Trust Section, and past president of the Youth Law Center of San Francisco and the Mill Valley Tennis Club. He received a B.A. from Stanford and J.D. from the University of Michigan.