Board & Staff

2019 Board of Directors

Jeremy Wittie
Coachella Valley MVCD

Peter Bonkrude
Shasta MVCD

Vice President
Truc Dever
Greater Los Angeles County VCD

Past President
David Heft
Turlock MAD

Sacramento Valley Regional Rep
Joel Buettner
Placer MVCD

Coastal Region Rep
Ken Klemme
Northern Salinas Valley MAD

S. San Joaquin Region Rep
Conlin Reis
Fresno Westside MAD

N. San Joaquin Region Rep
Rhiannon Jones
Merced County MAD

Southern Region Rep
Jared Dever
San Gabriel Valley MVCD

Trustee Council Chair
Donna Rutherford
San Mateo County MVCD

Central Office Staff

Executive Director
Bob Achermann

Associate Executive Director
Rachel Hickerson

Accounting Executive
Nito Goolan

Exhibit and Sponsor Manager
Nicole Agnone

Membership Services
Kajal Bain

Manager of Digital and Social Media
Sarah Austin

Professional Services

Legislative Advocate
Edward Manning
KP Public Affairs
Phone: 916-448-2162
Fax: 916-448-4923

Legal Counsel

Richard Shanahan
Bartkiewicz, Kronick & Shanahan
Phone: 916-446-4254
Fax: 916-446-4018