Monterey County Farm Bureau

Board of Directors

Executive Board

  • President - Colby Pereira, Costa Farms Inc.
  • VP Finance- Francis Giudici, L.A. Hearne Co.
  • VP Legislative Affairs- April England-Mackie, AM Ag Consulting, LLC
  • VP Membership- Steve Wiley, American Takii Inc.
  • VP Fundraising- Mark Kennedy, Green Rubber / Kennedy Ag. LP
  • Secretary – Jennifer Skidgel-Clarke, Steinbeck Country Produce
  • Past President – Jeff Pereira, King City Nursery

2016 / 2017 Board of Directors

 

 

Directors L to R: Robert Rodoni, Miguel Errea, Bill Lipe, Jocelyn Bridson, Jeff Pereira, Francis Giudici, Bill Hammond, Steve Wiley, Kurt Gollnick, Colby Pereira, Kurt Almond, Aaron Johnson, Joel Wiley, Dirk Giannini, Jennifer Clarke, Kevin Healy, Claude Hoover, Kent Hibino, and Scott Storm.

 

 

 

District 1: Coastal Area, Carmel

  • Kurt Gollnick, Scheid Vineyards

 

District 2: Northern Area, Castroville

  • Benny Jefferson - Naponset Ag
  • April England-Mackie - AM Ag Consulting, LLC
  • Brian Antle - Taniumra & Antle
  • Robert Rodoni - Sunset Farms Inc.

 

District 3: Salinas Area

  • Christopher Bunn, Jr. – Crown Packing Company
  • Dirk Giannini - Christensen and Giannini
  • Scott Storm - Valley Farm Management
  • Kent Hibino - Henry Hibino Farms LLC
  • Steve Wiley, American Takii Inc.
  • Kevin Healy, Driscoll Strawberry Associates
  • John Bramers, Merrill Farms, LLC

 

District 4: Chualar, Gonzales, Soledad

  • Colby Pereira - Costa Farms
  • Bill Hammond - Vineyards of Monterey/Jackson Family Wines
  • Kevin Piearcy - Industrial Pump Shop
  • Nick Huntington - Huntington Farms
  • Jennifer Skidgel-Clarke - Steinbeck Country Produce

 

District 5: Greenfield & King City

  • Jeff Pereira - King City Nursery
  • Brad Rice - Salinas Land Company
  • Jason Smith - Valley Farm Management/Paraiso Vineyards
  • Pier Azcona - Azcona Harvesting

 

District 6: San Lucas, San Ardo, Lockwood, South

  • Miguel Errea - Erra Cattle Co.
  • Jocelyn Bridson - Rio Farms
  • Francis Giudici - L.A. Hearne Co.
  • Kurt Almond - Delicato Family Vineyards

 

Directors At Large

  • Bill Lipe - Fresh Foods, Inc.
  • Claude Hoover - Veritas Associates, LLC
  • Joel Wiley - Wilbur-Ellis Company
  • Aaron Johnson - L+G, LLP Attorneys at Law
  • Mark Kennedy - Green Rubber/Kenndey Ag LP

 

Advisory Director

  • Paul Arnaudo - Chair, Central Coast Young Farmers & Ranchers

 


Colby Pereira, President

 

 

 

 

Francis Guidici, Vice-President-Finance

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mark Kennedy, Vice-President-Fundraising

 

 

 

April England-Mackie, Vice-President-Legislative Affairs

 

 

 

 

 

 

Steve Wiley, Vice-President-Membership

 

 

 

Jennifer Skidgel-Clarke, Secretary

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jeff Pereira, Past-President

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Top Row: Brian Antle, Paul Arnaudo, Jocelyn Bridson, Christopher Bunn Jr.
Second Row: Dirk Giannini, Kurt Gollnick, Kevin Healy, Kent Hibino
Third Row: Claude Hoover, Benny Jefferson, Aaron Johnson, Bill LIpe
Fourth Row: Brad Rice, Jason Smith

Camera shy: Kurt Almond, Pier Azcona, John Bramers, Miguel Errea, Bill Hammond, Nick Huntington,
Bill Lipe, Kevin Piearcy, Robert Rodoni, Scott Storm, and Joel Wiley.