Past CCIA Directors

5 Districts (established in 2018)

  • District I
    • Kurt Rubin: 2019-present
    • Scott Emanuelli: 2018-2019
  • District II
    • Glenn Powell: 2018-present
  • District III*
    • Grant Baglietto: 2020-present
    • Bob Baglietto: 2018-2020
  • District IV
    • Brice Lauppe: 2018-present
  • District V
    • Chuck Schonauer - 2018-present

8 Districts (prior to 2018)

  • District I
    • Scott Emanuelli:  2017-2018
    • Bill Suits:  2015-2017
    • Ray Johnson:  2003-2015
    • Archie Dessert:  1997-2003
  • District II
    • Mary Wadsworth:  2013-2018
    • Glenn Powell:  2005-2013
    • John Palmer:  2001-2005
    • Tom Cherry: 1997-2001
  • District III*
    • Frank Saviez:  2003-2018
    • Darrell Silveira:  1997-2003
  • District IV*
    • Tom Hearne:  2005-2018
    • Francis Giudici:  1997-2005
  • District V
    • Bob Baglietto:  2006-2018
    • Ken Jochimsen:  2001-2006
    • Fred Costa:  1999-2000
    • Robert Maulhardt: 1997-1999
  • District VI
    • Brice Lauppe:  2017-2018
    • Jack De Wit:  1984-2017
  • District VII
    • Chuck Schonauer - 1997-2018
  • District VIII*
    • Glenn Hawes - 2005-2018
    • Jay Dow - 2001-2005
    • Glenn Hawes - 1997-2001

* These districts were merged with other districts in a bylaw amendment in September 2018; the current Directors at that time were appointed as At-Large Directors #3-5.


At-Large Appointed Directors

  • At-Large 1
    • Dan Howe: 2020-present
    • Nathan Williams: 2019-2020
    • Kurt Rubin: 2015-2019
    • Dennis Smidt: 2014-2015
    • Mary Wadsworth: 2006-2014
    • Nathan Heeringa: 2003-2006
    • Jim Wadsworth: 1999-2003
  • At-Large 2
    • Nick Henning: 2020-present
    • Lance Atkins:  2016-2019
    • Edward Eggers:  2009-2016
    • Ron Rubin:  2005-2009
    • Glenn Hawes:  2001-2005
    • John Palmer:  1997-2001
  • At-Large 3
    • Frank Saviez:  2018-present
  • At-Large 4
    • Tom Hearne:  2018-present
  • At-Large 5
    • Glenn Hawes:  2018-present

Agency Appointed Directors

  • Agricultural Commissioners
    • Ed King: 2020-present
    • Greg Hinton: 2018-2020
    • Jim Allan: 2016-2017
    • Mark Quisenberry: 2010-2016
    • Scott Hudson: 2010-2014
    • Frank Carl: 1997-2010
  • California Department of Food & Agriculture
    • Brenda Lanini: 2019-present
    • Carl Pfeiffer: 2017-2019
    • John Heaton: 2006-2017
    • Dave Godgrey: 2003-2006
    • Umesh Kodira: 2002-2003
    • Kathleen Harvey: 1997-2002
  • UC Division of Agriculture & Natural Resources
    • Rachael Long: 2019-present
    • Shannon Mueller: 2009-2019
    • Mick Canevari: 2003-2009
    • Jack Williams: 2001-2003
    • Lanny Lund: 1997-2001
  • California Seed Association
    • John Ellis: 2021-present
    • Todd Rehrman: 2016-2020
    • Ken Scarlett: 2011-2016
    • John Palmer: 2008-2011
    • Jeff Plourd: 2005-2008
    • Ron Rubin: 1999-2005
  • UCD Department of Plant Sciences (formerly Agronomy)
    • Gail Taylor: 2018-present
    • Joe DiTomaso: 2016-2018
    • Chris van Kessel: 2003-2016
    • Paul Gepts: 2000-2003
    • Jim Hill: 1997-2003
  • California Farm Bureau
    • Rich Matteis: 2018-present
    • Andrea Fox: 2008-2017
    • Emily Robidart: 2005-2008
    • Karen Black: 2003-2005
    • Cynthia Corey: 1997-2005

University Advisory Committee**

  • UCD Seed Biotechnology Center
    • Allen Van Deynze: 2019-present
    • Sue DiTomaso: 2014-2019
    • Kent Bradford: 1997-2014
  • UCD College of Agriculture & Environmental Sciences
    • Anita Oberbauer: 2018-present
    • Ed Lewis: 2016-2018
    • Jim Hill: 2009-2016
    • Michael Parrella: 1999-2009
    • Alan Bennett: 1997-1999
  • UCD Foundation Seed Program
    • John Palmer: 2015-present
    • Bob Stewart: 2011-2015
    • Chris van Kessel: 2009-2011
    • Larry Teuber: 2002-2009

** These Director seats were changed to advisory positions in a bylaw amendment in September 2014.