Rachel Nettleton

Executive Director


BAKERSFIELD, CALIF.—On Wednesday, July 5th, the Kern County Farm Bureau (KCFB) announced Rachel Nettleton as the new Executive Director. With her diverse background and wealth of experience, Rachel is poised to lead the Farm Bureau into a new era of success and growth.

Throughout Rachel’s career, she has worked across various industries, including sports, healthcare, and nonprofits. Rachel has a strong educational and professional background in marketing, where she has held management roles for some of Kern County’s well-known organizations – the Bakersfield Condors and Houchin Community Blood Bank. Her professional journey has allowed her to deeply understand different organizational structures and the importance of building strong relationships. The KCFB believes her experiences in these diverse sectors will bring our community new perspectives and innovative ideas.

Rachel recognizes the agricultural community’s importance and acknowledges the Farm Bureau’s significant role in being the voice for our local farmers.

“I am thrilled to join the Kern County Farm Bureau as the new Executive Director,” says Rachel Nettleton, KCFB Executive Director. “Agriculture is the backbone of this community, and I am excited to be a part of an organization that is dedicated to supporting and advocating for our hardworking farmers and ranchers.”

Overall, she is eager to contribute her marketing background and her passion for our community to help further drive innovation, encourage collaboration, and ensure the continued success of our agricultural community.

“The Kern County Farm Bureau Board of Directors is excited about the future with our new Executive Director, Rachel Nettleton,” said Patty Poire, President of the KCFB.  “Looking forward to having Rachel bring her previous experiences, her passion and vision to the benefit of KCFB and our members.  Congratulations to Rachel!”

Please join us in welcoming Rachel Nettleton to the Kern County Farm Bureau. To reach out to Rachel, email: