Monterey County Farm Bureau

Executive Committee

2019 / 2020 Executive Committee

  • Chair: Nicole Knapp, American AgCredit
  • Executive Vice Chair: Savanna Lindow, Organicgirl
  • Vice Chair of Membership: Sean Seebach, Tanimura & Antle
  • Vice Chair of Activities: Amanda DeDampierre, DeDampierre Cattle Ranches
  • Secretary: Katie Fish, Ippolito International
  • Treasurer: Greg Johnson, A.W. Johnson & Son
  • Past Chair & Director of Gov't Affairs: Paul Arnaudo, Commerical Truck Company
  • Directors of PR & Marketing: Amairani Resendiz, TMD Creative & Vanessa Ramirez, Siemens Healthineers
  • Director of BBQ Operations: vacant

Paul Arnaudo

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 Knapp

Nicole was born and raised in Healdsburg, CA and graduated from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo.  She is a loan officer at American AgCredit.


Sean Seebach

Sean currently works for Tanimura & Antle in the Information Technology department.





Savanna Lindow

Savanna Lindow works at organicgirl in the Quality Assurance and Food safety department.  Born and raised in Salinas, she graduated from Hartnell, then CSUMB.  She has been involved with CC YF&R for over 5 years, including Chair of the Crab Feed for 2018 and 2019.


Amanda DeDampierre

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.



Amairani Resendiz

Amariani recently graduated from Cal State Monterey Bay (CSUMB) with a degree in Business Administration, with a concentration in AgriBusiness.  When she is not working, she's out hiking, hunting, fishing or doing something in the outdoors.


Katie Fish

Katie Fish is from the East Bay Area and attended Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo.  She moved to Monterey County in 2015 where she began her career in public accounting.   She now works as a staff accountant for a technology firm.



Gregory Johnson

Greg is a fourth generation Salinas vegetable grower who graduated from Chico State.  When he isn't farming, he's usually out of cell service hunting, fishing or participating in shooting sports.

Vanessa Ramirez

Vanessa resides in Hollister and works for Siemens Healthineers.