Who We Are

Farm Bureau of Ventura County was born in 1914.

Past Presidents

1914-1919

● 1914-15 T. A. Rice
● 1916 E. S. Thacher
● 1917 Walter Sexton
● 1918 H. H. Neel
● 1919 C. E. Hawley

1920s

● 1920-21 E. W. Gerry
● 1922 E. G. Laubacher
● 1923 D. Felsenthal
● 1924 J. P. Thille
● 1925 C. E. Kelsey
● 1926-27 G. E. Harlan
● 1928-29 J. N. Thille

1930s

● 1930-31 C. A. Pope
● 1932-34 E. C. Kimball
● 1935-36 W. P. Daily
● 1937 P. M. Hendrickson
● 1938-39 B. D. Laubacher

1940s

● 1940-41 R. W. Wright
● 1942-44 Robert Beardsley
● 1945-46 B. L. Hawley
● 1947-48 Ernest R. Nichols
● 1948-49 Robert Maulhardt

1950s

● 1950 Robert Maulhardt
● 1951-52 F. R. Jewett
● 1953-54 Stewart Abercrombie
● 1955-56 Robert Hardison
● 1957-58 Frank McGrath
● 1958-59 Robert Pinkerton

1960s

● 1960 Robert Pinkerton
● 1961-62 Kenneth Glenn
● 1963-64 Leonard Warren
● 1965-66 Robert Dudley
● 1967-68 Robert Miller
● 1968-69 Lawrence Everett

1970s

● 1970 Lawrence Everett
● 1971-72 Paul Leavens
● 1973-74 Al Cavaletto
● 1975-76 Charles Schwabauer
● 1977-78 Donald E. Armstrong
● 1978-79 Joe Terry

1980s

● 1979-81 Sam McIntyre
● 1981-83 Tom McGrath
● 1983-85 Darrell Nelson
● 1985-87 Link Leavens
● 1987-89 Randy Axell

1990s

● 1989-91 Don Reeder
● 1991-93 Chris Taylor
● 1993-95 Tom Pecht
● 1995-97 Mike Mobley
● 1997-99 Richard Pidduck

2000s

● 1999-01 Bob Pinkerton
● 2001-03 Edgar Terry
● 2003-05 David Schwabauer
● 2005-07 Henry Vega
● 2007-09 Scott Deardorff
● 2009-11 Leslie Leavens
● 2011-13 Josh Pinkerton
● 2013-15 Fred Van Wingerden
● 2015-17 Scott Klittich
● 2017-19 Danny Pereira

You Can Support Ventura County’s Farms & Farmers​

Everyone is eligible to join. Whether you're a farmer, rancher, business owner or simply a resident who appreciates Ventura County's delicious, locally grown food, there is a Farm Bureau membership that fits your interests and budget.