California Agricultural Teachers' Association

Mark Your Calendar

August 7 - Executive Committee Meeting, Galt

September 22-23 - Southern Region Meeting, Mission Bay

September 23 - North Coast Region Meeting, Dixon

October 15 - South Coast Region Meeting, Hollister

Oct 23-28 - National FFA Convention,Indianapolis, IN

November 3 - Superior Region Meeting, Alturas

November 4 - Cotton State Finals, CSU, Fresno

November 15-16 - New Professionals Conference, Fresno

November 17-18 - San Joaquin Region Meeting, Tenaya Lodge

November 18 - Central Region Meeting, Elk Grove

November 30 - December 2 - Community College Midwinter Institute, Solvang

December 5-9 - NAAE Conference, Nashville

January 4-5 - Student Teacher Conclave, Modesto

January 11-12 – Winter Governing Board, Galt

January 20 – Natural Resources State Finals, Reedley College

February 3 – Winter State Finals - Citrus, Tree and Vine Pruning, CSU-Fresno

February 24 - Central Region Meeting, Modesto JC

February 24 - San Joaquin Region Meeting, Tulare

February 26 - South Coast Region, San Luis Obispo

March 10 - Superior Region Meeting, Chico

March 24- North Coast Region Meeting, Kelseyville

April 7 - Southern Region Meeting, Pomona

April 21 - CSU-Fresno Field Day, CSU-Fresno

April 22-25 - State FFA Leadership Conference, Anaheim

April 25-28 - NAAE Region 1 Meeting, Utah

May 5 - State FFA Judging Finals, Cal Poly, SLO

June 245 - Executive Committee Meeting, Cal Poly, SLO

June 24 - Pre-Conference Governing Board, Cal Poly, SLO

June 24-28 - CATA Summer Conference, Cal Poly, SLO

June 28 - Governing Board Summer Retreat, San Luis Obispo

Meet the CATA Officers


Officer School Email
Robin Grundmeyer, President Norco High School
Clay Freeman, President Elect Foothill High School
Erin Gorter, Secretary Templeton HS District/Cal Poly SLO
Rosemary Cummings, Treasurer Nipomo High School
Dave Gossman, Past President Atwater High School
Jim Aschwanden Executive Director
Kerry Stockton Executive Assistant
Troy Gravatt, Post Secondary Division Chair Modesto Junior College
Chris McCraw, Post Secondary Division Chair-Elect Bakersfield College
Kevin Woodard, Post Secondary Division Secretary Reedley College
Judy Aschwanden, Operations Division Chair St. Helena High School
Nicole Ray, Operations Division Chair-Elect Tulare County Office of Education
Travis Cardoso, Operations Division Vice Chair Hughson High School
Stephanie Goeb, Operations Division Secretary Firebaugh High School
Matt Patton, Secondary Division Chair Elk Grove High School
Julie Beechinor, Secondary Division Chair-Elect Frontier High School
Sarah Herdell, Secondary Division Vice Chair St. Helena High School
Jessica Cardoso, Secondary Division Secretary Central Valley HS - Ceres
Mark Mullion, Southern Region President Palo Verde Valley High School
Shay Williams-Hopper, San Joaquin Region President Tulare High School

Shannon Powell, South Coast Region President Santa Maria High School

Dane White, Central Region President Galt High School
Elizabeth Ammon, Superior Region President Lassen High School
Erica Boomer, North Coast Region President Upper Lake High School