• Partnership Board Chair

        Stanislaus County Board of Supervisors, District 2 Vito Chiesa, of Hughson, in July 2017 was appointed chair of the Partnership Board where he …

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      • Deputy Co-Chair

        Secretary, California Department of Food and Agriculture Karen Ross was appointed Secretary of the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) in January …

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      • Deputy Co-Chair

        Central California Legal Services, Inc. Luisa Medina, of Fresno, was reappointed in March 2015 to the Partnership Board of which she has been …

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      • Secretary, California Health and Human Services Agency

        Diana Dooley was appointed Secretary of the California Health and Human Services Agency by Gov. Jerry Brown in December 2010. Previously, Secretary Dooley …

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      • Secretary, California Transportation Agency

        Brian P. Kelly was appointed Secretary of the California Transportation Agency by Gov. Jerry Brown in 2012. Secretary Kelly has been at the …

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      • Secretary, California Labor and Workforce Development Agency

        David Lanier was appointed Secretary of the California Labor and Workforce Development Agency by Gov. Jerry Brown in November 2013. Secretary Lanier served …

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      • Secretary, California Natural Resources agency

        John Laird was appointed Secretary of California Natural Resources Agency by Gov. Jerry Brown in 2011. Secretary Laird has spent 35 years in …

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      • Secretary, California Business, Consumer Services and Housing Agency

        Alexis Podesta is the Acting Secretary of the Business, Consumer Services and Housing Agency. She was appointed Undersecretary in June 2015 by Gov. …

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      • Secretary, California Environmental Protection Agency

        Matt Rodriquez was appointed as Secretary of the California Environmental Protection Agency by Gov. Jerry Brown in July 2011. Secretary Rodriquez oversees the …

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      • James A Aleru CPA CVA

        James A Aleru, of Fresno, was reappointed to the Partnership Board in December 2010 having served since August 2007. He has owned and …

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      • Valley Children's Healthcare

        Lynne Asbeck, of Clovis, was reappointed to the Partnership Board in July 2017. Ashbeck has been senior vice president of community engagement and …

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      • Governor's Office of Business and Economic Development

        Panorea Avdis, of Sacramento, was appointed to the Partnership Board in December 2015. Avdis is director of the Governor’s Office of Business and …

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      • San Joaquin County Assessor's Office

        Steve Bestolarides, of Stockton, was reappointed to the Partnership Board in March 2015. Bestolarides served as a member of the San Joaquin County …

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      • Representative, Central California Workforce Collaborative

        Elaine Craig, of Madera, was appointed to the Partnership Board in March 2015. Craig has been an executive director at the Workforce Development …

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      • California Water Resources Control Board

        DeeDee D’Adamo, of Modesto, was reappointed to the Partnership Board in June 2013 where she has served since May 2007. D’Adamo was most …

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      • San Joaquin City Council

        Amarpreet Dhaliwal, of San Joaquin, was reappointed to Partnership Board in July 2017. Dhaliwal has served as mayor pro tem of the City …

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      • Representative, California Central Valley Economic Development Corporation

        Lee Ann Eager, of Fresno, was reappointed in March 2015 to the Partnership Board of which she has been a member since 2013. …

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      • Representative, California Air Resources Board

        John Eisenhut, of Turlock, was reappointed to the Partnership Board in July 2017. Eisenhut has been manager of grower relations at Hilltop Ranch …

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      • Liaison, San Joaquin River Conservancy

        Bryn Forhan, of Fresno, was reappointed in March 2015 to the Partnership Board of which she has been a member since 2013. Forhan …

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      • Central California Business Finance Group

        Frank Gallegos, of Fresno, was appointed to the Partnership Board in March 2015. Gallegos has been chief executive officer and executive director at …

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      • California Farm Bureau Federation

        Andrew Genasci, of Turlock, was appointed to the Partnership Board in June 2014. Genasci has been a field staffer at the California Farm …

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      • Fresno City College

        Carole Goldsmith, of Fresno, was reappointed in March 2015 to the Partnership Board of which she has been a member since 2012. Goldsmith …

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      • Cultiva La Salud

        Genoveva Islas, of Tulare, was appointed to the Partnership Board in June 2013. Islas has been program director at Cultiva La Salud (formerly …

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      • Mayor of Tulare

        Carlton Jones, of Tulare, was appointed to the Partnership Board in March 2015. In 2016, Jones became mayor of the City of Tulare, …

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      • San Joaquin Valley Regional Rail Commission

        Daniel Leavitt, of Davis, was appointed to the Partnership Board in March 2015. Leavitt has been manager of regional initiatives at the San …

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      • Representative, Central Valley Higher Education Consortium

        Dorothy Leland, of Merced, was appointed to the Partnership Board in June 2013. Leland has served as chancellor of the University of California, …

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      • Kaiser Permanente Central Valley

        Andrew Mendoza, of Stockton, was reappointed to the Partnership Board in July 2017. Mendoza has been a community and government relations manager at …

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      • A.G. Spanos Companies

        David Nelson, of Los Angeles, was reappointed to the Partnership Board in July 2017. Nelson has been senior vice president at AG Spanos …

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      • Gustine City Council

        Joseph Oliveria, of Gustine, was appointed to the Partnership Board in December 2010. He currently serves as the mayor pro tem of Gustine …

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      • Instructor, Milan Institute

        Suzi Picaso, of Lindsay, was appointed to the Partnership Board in June 2014. Picaso has been an instructor at the Milan Institute, Visalia …

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      • Grimmway Farms

        Patricia Poire, of Bakersfield, was appointed to the Partnership Board in July 2017. Poire has been corporate and public affairs at Grimmway Farms …

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      • Hanford City Council

        Francisco Ramirez, of Hanford, was appointed to the Partnership Board in October 2015. Ramirez has served as a member of the Hanford City …

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      • Representative, Central Valley Health Network

        Mary Renner, of Fresno, was appointed to the Partnership Board in June 2013. Renner is chief operations officer at the Central Valley Health …

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      • International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers

        Charles Riojas, of Fresno, was appointed to the Partnership Board in July 2017. Riojas has been a business agent for the International Brotherhood …

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      • Madera County Board of Supervisors

        Max Rodriguez, of Madera, was appointed to the Partnership Board in June 2013. Rodriguez has served on the Madera County Board of Supervisors …

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      • Reading and Beyond

        Luis Santana, of Fresno, was appointed to the Partnership Board in March 2015. Santana has been executive director of Reading and Beyond since …

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      • Fresno Irrigation District

        Gary Serrato of Fowler, was appointed to the Partnership Board in January 2014. Serrato is general manager of Fresno Irrigation District where he …

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      • Tulare County Association of Governments

        Ted Smalley, of Visalia, was appointed to the Partnership Board in December 2010. He is the executive director for Tulare County Association of …

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      • Wasco City Council

        Cherylee Wegman, of Wasco, was appointed to the Partnership Board in July 2017. Wegman has served on the Wasco City Council since 1998. …

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      • Fresno County Office of Education

        Jim Yovino, of Fresno, was appointed to the Partnership Board in July 2017. Yovino has been superintendent of schools at the Fresno County …

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