CSU, Chico

Agricultural Advisory Council

Agricultural Advisory Council

The College of Agriculture Advisory Council has the primary responsibility for providing recommendations concerning the direction of the academic programs within the college. The council is to give recommendations on how the College of Agriculture should be focusing their programs, based on the council members' sense of what the needs are throughout their respective industries. Members of the council may also assist with identifying and expanding internship and career placement opportunities for CSU, Chico agriculture students.

Agricultural Advisory Council Members

                        Name                                                  Affiliation                             
Jim Aschwanden Calif. Agricultural Teacher's Association
Ben Bertagna Bertagna Orchards, Inc.
Tyler Bramble Alltech
George Buonaccorsi (Chair) Foster's Wine Estates - Retired
Colleen Cecil Butte County Farm Bureau
Dennis Choate Syngenta - NAFTA Production Manager
Bob Coutlas Coutlas Farms
Dave Daley College of Agriculture 
Casey Gudel California Farm Bureau
Lyman Hagen Butte College
Charlie Hoppin State Water Resources Control Board
Dave Keyawa Keyawa Orchards
Jessica Lundberg Lundberg Family Farms
Jeremy Nunes Wilbur-Ellis
Joe Pozzi Pozzi Ranch - Owner
Dan Robinson Gorrill Ranch
Dave Skinner Skinner Ranch
Lance Tennis L & A Tennis Partners
Bill Thomas Best Best & Krieger
Doug Weigand Rabobank