WALT WILLIAMS, PRESIDENT
Mr. Williams served as CAL FIRE Ishi Camp Division Chief from 1971 to 2008. He earned his A.A. from Shasta College and has been active with the RCDTC since 2007. He was born and raised in Red Bluff and values the wide-open spaces that he calls ‘home.’ He also appreciates the view-shed that agricultural lands provide.
MICHAEL VASEY, TREASURER
Mr. Vasey is a third-generation farmer along the Sacramento River in Tehama County. He has a bachelor’s degree in Psychology and a master’s degree in Industrial Relations from the University of Oregon. Prior to taking over the family farm, he worked in various Human Resource Management roles for Hewlett Packard and other corporations. He is the past President and current Director on the Tehama County Farm Bureau. He also serves on the Board for the Job Training Center and the Sacramento River Forum. He has a passion for sustainable agriculture, maintaining the long-term success of family farms, and the preservation of natural habitat.
ANNE READ, SECRETARY
Mrs. Read has been involved in various projects on the family Read Ranch. Implementing NRCS practices on the ranch over the years sparked her interest in natural resource conservation. Having seen how the practices improved the ranching operation, she joined the RCDTC board in the early 1970s to help agriculture manage its resources. Mrs. Read holds a degree in Education from the University of Oregon and earned her teaching credential at San Jose State. She served on the BLM’s Regional Advisory Committee (2-year term). She developed the Kelly-Griggs House Museum guide/docent program and served as Chair of the Tehama County Coordinating Council on Developmental Disabilities. Mrs. Read is a Red Bluff native who values Tehama County’s oak woodlands and appreciates the ability to see the mountains and night sky due to the county’s clean air and lack of light pollution.