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Portrait of Nicole Montna Van Vleck

Nicole Montna Van Vleck

President and CEO

Montna Farms

Nicole Montna Van Vleck is president and CEO of the family-owned and operated Montna Farms in Yuba City, California. Currently, she serves on the California Rice Industry Association Board; the California Rice Commission Board of Directors, where she is chair of the Rice Producers Group; and several national boards and committees for USA Rice. She serves an officer for two local water districts and on the Northern California Water Association Board of Directors. She also serves on the UC Davis Dean’s Advisory Board for agriculture and environmental sciences and the Board of Directors for River Valley Community Bank. Nicole graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles. A third generation rice farmer, she was born and raised in Sutter County.