California Farm Bureau Unanimously Re-elects President
Paul Wenger and Two Officers
unanimous vote of delegates at the California Farm Bureau Federation Annual
Meeting TODAY, CFBF President Paul Wenger was re-elected to a new
term in office. The election occurred at the end of the 95th CFBF Annual
Meeting, held in Monterey.
begins his third two-year term as the 15th president of the California Farm
Bureau Federation. A walnut and almond grower from Modesto, he has been a
statewide officer of the organization since 1997, when he was elected second
vice president. He was elected first vice president in 2005 and president in
think of anything more humbling than to work for people that I respect like I
respect all of you,” Wenger told Farm Bureau delegates following his
re-election. “We’ll make sure to double down and over the next two years do as
much as we can to support, protect and promote this great industry and all of
delegates also re-elected First Vice President Kenny Watkins and Second Vice President Jamie Johansson to third terms in their offices.
raises beef cattle, walnuts and hay in Linden. He has been CFBF first vice
president since 2009 and had previously served two terms as second vice
president, beginning in 2005.
grows olives and operates an olive oil company in Oroville. He was first
elected to statewide CFBF office in 2009 after serving as a vice president of
the Butte County Farm Bureau.
also elected two new members to the CFBF Board of Directors: Mark McBroom of Cali patria will
represent Imperial and San Diego counties, and John Ellis of Hanford will represent Kern and Kings counties.
County Farm Bureau member Stacy Gore
of Nelson was elected the new chairman of the CFBF Rural Health and Safety
Kevin Robertson of Hanford was elected to chair the
statewide Young Farmers and Ranchers Committee.
Robertson will serve as advisory members of the CFBF board.
The California Farm Bureau
Federation works to protect family farms and ranches on behalf of nearly 78,000
members statewide and as part of a nationwide network of more than 6.2 million
Farm Bureau members.
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