Board of Directors
2017 Executive Committee
- Chair - Paul Arnaudo, Commercial Truck Company
- Executive Vice Chair- Nicole Knapp, American Ag Credit
- Vice Chair of Membership- Katerina Flores, Simplot Grower Solutions
- Vice Chair of Activities- Barbara Causley, California Rodeo Salinas
- Secretary- Savanna Lindow, Organicgirl
- Treasurer: Tami King, Monterey County Farm Bureau
- Past Chair: Amanda DeDampierre, DeDampierre Cattle Ranches
Paul is a native of Monterey County and currently resides in Salinas with his wife Jen and their beloved dog, Carmine. He enjoys traveling and bbqing with family and friends. After attending Humboldt State University, Paul came back to Salinas to work for Commercial Truck Company, were he is currently the general manager.
Nicole was born and raised in Healdsburg, CA and graduated from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo. She is a loan officer at American AgCredit.
Katerina works as a PCA at Simplot Grower Solutions in Salinas since graduating Cal Poly SLO. Aside from work or community involvement, she spends her free time at crossfit, or hanging with my friends or with her dog Addy.
Barbara was born and raised in Salinas. She graduated from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo in 2014 and now work at the California Rodeo Salinas. Rodeo has always been a huge part of her life and is something she holds dear to her heart.
Savanna Lindow currently works at Organicgirl in the Quality Assurance and Food safety department. Graduating from Hartnell with an Associates Dregee in Agriculture Business and a Food Safety Certificate, she is now attending California State University of the Monterey Bay earning her Bachelors Degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Agri-business. When she is not doing homework or working, she enjoys spending time with her family, hiking, shooting and traveling the country. Savanna is also involved in her community while participating in the Salinas Valley Hospital Foundation, California Rodeo Salinas, and California State University of the Monterey Bay's Agriculture Business Club.
Tami is a native of Hollister, and currently resides there with her famer Pete. She enjoys traveling and many sporting events. Tami has been part of the Annual MCFB Golf Tournament Committee; assisted with many fundraising BBQ’s, and has been a tour guide at many Farm Days for Monterey County third graders.
Amanda is a third generation cattle rancher who resides in the Salinas Valley. She enjoys trail riding, branding, hunting, and traveling in her spare time. Amanda is very involved with several local groups including the Salinas Valley Memorial Hospital Foundation and the California Rodeo Salinas.