Our Staff

Charlotte Mitchell

Charlotte Mitchell

Executive Director

“CFT protects the most valuable farmland so that we can continue to feed and clothe ourselves.”

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Chelsea Slaton

Chelsea Slaton

Conservation Director

“CFT brings together folks, really anyone who has a connection to landscapes, which is everyone, with a common goal of protecting California’s prime farmland to continue to grow food, fiber and foliage for people and communities everywhere.”

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Katie Otto

Katie Otto

Development and Operations Director

“CFT brings together a diverse cross section of the public, landowners, and partners who make farmland conservation a priority. This effort is about sharing, storytelling and building relationships so agriculture will continue to thrive throughout California.”

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Aundriea Montzingo

Aundriea Montzingo

Program Associate

“Through CFT’s conservation efforts, we continue to educate the public about the importance of farmland protection. After all – what land we have is all we get.”

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Adriana Toste

Adriana Toste

Communications Associate

“The efforts made by CFT and those involved in protecting and conserving California’s farmland will have lasting impacts on us and future generations, so that we may be able to provide the most abundant food and fiber for years to come.”

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