California Agricultural Teachers' Association

Mark Your Calendar

August 19 - Executive Committee Meeting, Teleconference

September 20-21 - Southern Region Meeting, Imperial Valley

September 20-21 - North Coast Region Meeting, Arcata HS

October 13 - South Coast Region Meeting, Hollister HS

Oct 27-Nov 2 - National FFA Convention, Indianapolis, IN

November 6-7 - New Professionals Conference, Fresno

November 9 - Cotton State Finals, CSU, Fresno

November 15 - Superior Region Meeting, Auburn/Rocklin Area

November 22-23 - San Joaquin Region Meeting/Roadshow, Tenaya Lodge

November 23 - Central Region Meeting, Black Oak Casino, Tuolumne

December 3-7 - NAAE Conference, Anaheim

December 5-7 - Community College Midwinter Institute, College of the Sequoias, Visalia

January 9-10 - Student Teacher Conclave, Modesto JC

January 15-17 - CATA Advanced Leadership Conference, Wonder Valley

January 15-17 – Winter Governing Board, Wonder Valley

January 25 – Natural Resources State Finals, Reedley College

February 1 – Winter State Finals - Citrus, Tree and Vine Pruning, CSU-Fresno

February 3-4 - Supervising Teachers Institute, Sacramento

February 22 - Central Region Meeting, El Capitan HS, Merced

February 22 - San Joaquin Region Meeting, Mission Oak HS,Tulare

February 24 - South Coast Region, San Luis Obispo

March 14 - Superior Region Meeting, Chico HS

March 21 - North Coast Region Meeting, Analy HS, Sebastopol

March 28 - Southern Region Meeting, Cal Poly, Pomona

April 18 - CSU-Fresno Field Day, CSU, Fresno

April 22-25- NAAE Region 1 Meeting, Las Vegas

April 23-26 - State FFA Leadership Conference, Anaheim

May 2 - State FFA Judging Finals, Cal Poly, SLO

June 21 - Executive Committee Meeting, Cal Poly, SLO

June 21 - Pre-Conference Governing Board, Cal Poly, SLO

June 21-25 - CATA Summer Conference, Cal Poly, SLO

June 25 - Governing Board Summer Retreat, San Luis Obispo

Meet the CATA Officers


Officer School Email
Erin Gorter, President Cal Poly SLO
Rosemary Cummings, President Elect Nipomo High School
Shay Williams-Hopper, Secretary CDE - San Joaquin Region
Kevin Woodard, Treasurer Reedley College
Clay Freeman, Past President Kern ROC
Matt Patton Executive Director
Kerry Stockton Executive Assistant
Kim Pitigliano, Post Secondary Division Chair College of the Sequoias
Leimone Waite, Post Secondary Division Chair-Elect Shasta College
Tim Donovan, Post Secondary Division Secretary Merced College
Travis Cardoso, Operations Division Chair Hughson High School
Stephanie Goeb, Operations Division Chair-Elect Firebaugh High School
Courtney Castle, Operations Division Vice Chair Saucelito Elementary
Amber Carter, Operations Division Secretary Highland High School
Sarah Herdell, Secondary Division Chair St. Helena High School
Jessica Cardoso, Secondary Division Chair-Elect Central Valley High School - Ceres
Lauren Peterson, Secondary Division Vice Chair King City High School
Gene Lieb, Secondary Division Secretary Firebaugh High School
Kimerley Miller, Southern Region President Cal Poly, Pomona
Sam Rodriguez, San Joaquin Region President Reedley College

Lauren Peterson, South Coast Region President King City High School

Celeste Morino, Central Region President Ripon High School
Heather Thomas, Superior Region President Colusa High School
Megan Tunzi, North Coast Region President Fort Bragg Sr. High School