Our Trustee Council

Emily Rooney

Emily Rooney

Trustee

“Land conservation programs are a necessary tool for many farm families, but only work if they can remain working lands, which is the mission of this group.”

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Paul Wenger

Paul Wenger

Trustee

“Providing food and farm products for an increasing world population in the most sustainable fashion, requires the protection of the most productive farmland with the greatest potential for producing a cornucopia of diverse food crops.”

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ANN VENEMAN

ANN VENEMAN

Trustee

“Growing up on a peach farm in Modesto was the start of my interest in agriculture. Personally, and professionally I have a strong interest in the importance of agriculture and farmland. Farmland protection programs benefit farms, consumers and communities.”

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Ed Nishio

Ed Nishio

Trustee

“Good farmland is a finite resource that must be protected and conserved.”

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Becca Whitman

Becca Whitman

Trustee

“So much of our health and happiness is based on the food we eat, and it’s incredibly important to me and Raley’s that we grow healthy communities in partnership with our farmers.”

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Jennifer Beretta

Jennifer Beretta

Trustee

“I look forward to creating a better partnership between CFT and YF&R and learning more about conservation opportunities for agriculture.”

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Mia Arisman

Mia Arisman

Trustee

“I’m excited for my role promoting the conservation and protection of California agriculture to my peers and learning how to make this diverse industry better for future generations.”

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