College of Agriculture

Cindy Leonard

University Farm Administrative Support Assistant

Personal Information

Cindy Leonard brings her background in agriculture and years of experience in educational administrative support to her job as administrative support assistant at the University Farm. Born and raised in Chico, Leonard and her husband, Butch, have worked in a variety of ag-related businesses, including farming almonds and irrigation design and installation. Prior to coming out to the farm, Leonard worked on campus in Public Affairs and Publications and in the office of the Vice President for Student Affairs. Working at the University Farm now, Leonard believes she has found her niche. "I can look out my window any day and see sheep, goats, and tractors," she said. "I love working with these wonderful people, a truly connected and committed group of agriculturists."

Portrait of Cindy Leonard