Regional Training Coordinators

A Regional Training Coordinator represents each region on the Training & Certification committee and is appointed by the respective region. The committee may choose to include additional members possessing special expertise or high interest who wish to serve. For specifics on regional training for your area, contact your Regional Training Coordinator. For any additional questions, please contact an MVCAC Training & Certification Committee member:

  • John Fritz (San Joaquin County MVCD) Committee Chair
  • Stephen Abshier (Sutter-Yuba MVCD) Regional Training Coordinator for the Sacramento Valley Region
  • Jason Farned(San Gabriel Valley MVCD) Regional Training Coordinator for the Southern California Region
  • Michael Niemela (CDPH Vector-Borne Disease Section) Certification and Training Coordinator
  • Katherine Ramirez (Consolidated MAD) Regional Training Coordinator for the South San Joaquin Valley Region
  • Daniel Wilson (Alameda County Department of Environmental Health VCSD) Regional Training Coordinator for the Coastal Region
  • Ada Barros Heiser (Placer MVCD)
  • Conlin Reis (Fresno Westside MAD) Board Liaison