Ariana Joven, of Bakersfield, is the Executive Director of the Kern County Farm Bureau (KCFB) and oversees KCFB’s administration and daily operations. Joven is a graduate of California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, with a B.S. degree in Agricultural Communications. Prior to joining KCFB, Joven spent three years working in state and federal government. Joven is looking forward to representing and advocating for Kern County Farm Bureau members at local, state, and federal levels.
Sylvia Picazo, of Bakersfield, is the Executive Assistant of the Kern County Farm Bureau. Sylvia comes from a family of farm and field workers which has given her an appreciation for the industry. Currently, Picazo resides in Bakersfield with her husband, four children, and six grandchildren. Picazo is a graduate of the Bakersfield Adult School and MAOF Office Occupations Program. Prior to joining KCFB, she was the former administrator for the Kern County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce where she served local business owners and coordinated countless community events. Picazo is looking forward to growing our membership, signature events, and implementing more resources to the ag community.