Apiary: Bryan Beekman
Beekman is a third generation beekeeper from Sanger.
Dairy: Lucy Areias
Deciduous Fruit: Jim Montross
With Montross’ background in tree fruit, he has provided great insight to the FCFB Board as the tree fruit commodity chairman. He has been on the board for five years.
Grapes: Stephen Vasquez
Steven Vasquez began his tenure on the Fresno County Farm Bureau (FCFB) Board of Directorsí in 1999, serving as a liaison between the University of California Cooperative Extension (UCCE) and FCFB. In 2013, after beginning his current position as a research agronomist at Tessenderlo Kerley, Inc., Vasquez became the grape commodity chair for FCFB.
Livestock/Range: Mark Thompson
For the past 15 years, Thompson has served as the Livestock Commodity Chair for the Fresno County Farm Bureau. He also serves on the organization’s Executive Committee and as co-chair of the Public Relations Committee.
Nursery: Jon Reelhorn
Poultry: Melissa Fries
Melissa Fries, duck breeder and hatchery manager for Pitman Farms, joined the FCFB Board of Directors as the poultry chairman in the fall of 2014.
Raisins: Rick Stark
Stark is the grower relations manager at Sun-Maid Growers of California. He brings more than 20 years of raisin grower's experience to the Board of Directors.
Specialty Crops: Jerry Prieto, Jr.
In 2008, Prieto retired from serving as the Fresno County Agricultural Commissioner for nine years. His passion and commitment to the industry is genuine.
Vegetables/Field: Todd Hirasuna
Hirasuna became involved in FCFB after participating in FAACT Class V, during 2007-2008.
Rural Health and Safety/Rural Crime
In 2008, Hall became the Director for Rural Health and Safety.