Officers

Catalino “Tito” Martinez

President – Val-Mar Farms

John Moore III
1st Vice President – Moore Farms / White Wolf Potato Co.

Patty Poire
2nd Vice President – Grimmway Farms

Rick Brauer
Treasurer – Valley Republic Bank

John Moore III
District Director – Moore Farms / White Wolf Potato Co.

Aaron Flores
YF&R Chair – J.G. Boswell Company

Jeff Rasmussen
Past President – Vignolo Farms

KCFB GOVERNING BOARD AND COMMITTEES

The Kern County Farm Bureau is divided into three geographic districts and each district is represented by a maximum of eleven directors on the Board of Directors. The Board meets on the 3rd Thursday of the month at the KCFB office in Bakersfield, unless otherwise noticed. Members are always welcome to attend, but it is suggested you contact the office in advance for more information about each month’s agenda. The Annual Meeting for all members is held in October, at which time Officers and Board Members are ratified by those in attendance who maintain an “agricultural” membership.

Active Committees:
Education & Outreach
Labor, Safety &Trade
Land use, Infrastructure & Envirnonment
Membership & Fundraising
Finance & Audit
Young Farmers & Ranchers
Events (Bounty, Golf Classic, and Save Water Drink Wine)

Board of Directors

Catalino “Tito” Martinez*

KCFB President, Val-Mar Farms

John Moore III*

KCFB 1st Vice-President, Moore Farms

Patty Poire*

KCFB 2nd Vice-President, Grimmway Farms

Rick Brauer*

KCFB Treasurer, Valley Republic Bank

Jared Britschgi

Pearl Crop

Jacob Cauzza

Cauzza Growers

Alan Doud

Young Wooldridge, LLP

Lucas Espericueta

Farm Credit West

Aaron Flores

J.G. Boswell Co.

Christopher Garmon

Kern County Fair

Chad Garone

McKittrick Ranch

Brian Grant

Bolthouse Farms

Jason Giannelli

Ten Star Farming

Jason Gianquinto

Semitropic Water Storage District

Rob Goff

Wonderful Orchards

Mark Hall*

Grapevine Vineyards, Inc.

Jay Hershey

JCH2 Enterprises, LLC

Jenny Holtermann*

Holtermann Bros Ag.

Albert Idolyantes

Farm Credit West

Trey Irwin*

Tejon Ranch

Brian Kirschenmann

Kirschenmann Farms Inc.

Jerome Kresha

Kresha Agricultural Nursery

Ben Laverty III*

California Safety Training Corporation

Ben Laverty IV

California Safety Training Corporation

Steve Murray*

Murray Family Farms

Mark Palla

Fred Palla Farms

Jeff Rasmussen*

KCFB Past President, Vignolo Farms

Steve Rodrigues

Bejo Seeds Co.

Todd Snider*

Personal Ag Management

Mike Vandborg

Sunrise Sprayers

*Executive Board