Agricultural Commission

Regular Meetings

  • At least quarterly and more frequently as determined by the Commission up to a maximum of 12 meetings per year
  • Planning Commission Chambers
    3091 County Center Drive
    Auburn, CA 95603

Members

Seat
Name
Represents
Term
Appointed By
Expires
1Rich FerreiraCitrus Industry4 years
Board of SupervisorsMay 20, 2023
2Patricia BeardLivestock Industry4 years
Board of SupervisorsJune 30, 2020
3Larry JordanTimber Industry4 years
Board of SupervisorsDecember 31, 2019
4Denise Moore
Nursery Industry4 years
Board of SupervisorsJune 30, 2021
5Stewart PerryAg Processing Industry4 years
Board of SupervisorsMarch 21, 2020
6Jim BrennerFruit and Nut Farm Industry4 years
Board of SupervisorsJune 30, 2020
7Wayne VineyardRice Crop Industry4 years
Board of SupervisorsDecember 31, 2019
8Vacant SeatSmall Farm Industry4 years
Board of SupervisorsDecember 31, 2021
9Patrick BollingerFoothill Farm Industry4 years
Board of SupervisorsDecember 31, 2021
10Cindy FakeEx-OfficioN/AFarm AdvisorN/A

Composition

Composed of nine members representative of the following industries:

  • Agricultural Processing
  • Citrus Industry
  • Field Crop-Rice Farming
  • Foothill Farm Industry
  • Fruit and Nut Farming
  • Livestock
  • Representative of the Nursery Industry
  • Small Farm Industry
  • Timber

Terms are 4 years and members are appointed by Board of Supervisors. The County Farm Advisor shall serve as an ex-officio member.

Purpose

  • To promote and protect agricultural interests in Placer County for present and future generations
  • Make recommendations to the Board of Supervisors regarding land conservation act properties
  • Make recommendations on other issues affecting agriculture and timber in the County

Conflict of Interest

  • Yes

Compensation

Members of the Commission shall receive $40 per meeting attended, actual and necessary expenses incidental to the proper execution of their duties, and such necessary traveling and other official expenditures necessitated by their official duties as shall be approved by the Board of Supervisors.