Vice President and General Manager
Terranova Ranch, Inc.
Since 1987, Don has been the vice president and general manager of Terranova Ranch, Inc., located 25 miles southwest of Fresno, California. Don also owns and farms Prado Farms in Fresno County. Don has served on the California Department of Food and Agriculture’s Environmental Farming Act Science Advisory Panel since 2011. In 2012, Don served on the working group for the Advisory Committee on Biotechnology and 21st Century Agriculture (AC21). Since 2014, Don has served on the California State Board of Food and Agriculture and is currently president. He also serves as chairman for the California Cotton Alliance, director and past chairman for the California Tomato Growers Association, director and chairman for McMullin Area Groundwater Sustainable Agency, and director for the Raisin City Water District. In the spring of 2020, Don was appointed to the governor’s Task Force for Business and Jobs Recovery. Don is a graduate of California State University, Fresno with a degree in biology.