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

Outstanding Ag Teachers

2016 Outstanding Teacher: Don Wilson Memorial Award

Lynn Martindale, UC Davis pictured with Ralph Mendes, CATA Past President and Randy Mendes.

Year Region Teacher City/School
1984 SUP Clayton Oilar Cedarville - Surprise Valley High School
1985 SJ Harry Maddux Chowchilla - Chowchilla High School
1986 SJ David Smoljan Fresno - Fresno USD
1987 SJ John Sylvia Visalia - Mt. Whitney High School
1988 SJ Leonard DeRuiter Hanford - Hanford High School
1989 SC T.W. (Jeff) Jeffery Santa Maria - Santa Maria High School
1990 SJ Richard Boucher Tulare - Tulare High School
1991 SOU Abdul Mohamed Imperial - Imperial High School
1992 SC Alfred DeRose, Jr. Atascadero - Atascadero High School
1993 SC Stan Rose Santa Maria - Righetti High School
1994 SUP Keith Pitter Williams - Williams High School
1995 SJ Joe Cosentino Sanger - Sanger High School
1996 CEN Ray Munir Atwater - Atwater High School
1997 SJ Richard Boucher Tulare - Tulare High School
1998 SJ Robert Actis Tollhouse - Sierra UHigh School
1999 SJ Leonard DeRuiter Hanford - Hanford High School
2000 SOU Gary Lesh Mira Loma - Jurupa Valley High School
2001 SUP Jim Isbell Etna -Etna High School
2002 SJ Larry Dutto Visalia - College of the Sequoias
2003 SOU Gina Boster Norco - Norco High School
2004 SJ Gerald Wenstrand Lake Isabella - Kern Valley High School
2005 SJ Ralph Loya Reedley - Reedley College
2006 SUP George Green Arbuckle - Pierce High School
2007 SJ Bud West Reedley - Reedley College
2008 SUP Bill Loveridge Loyalton - Loyalton High School
2009 SJ Darlene Gilles Madera - Madera South High School
2010 SOU Kimberley Miller Mission Viejo - Mission Viejo High School
2011 SOU Jessica Fernandes Buena Park - Buena Park High School
2012 SUP Karen Henderson Grass Valley - Nevada Union High School
2013 SJ Cynthia Brown Porterville - Monache High School
2015 SJ Ken Dias Clovis - Clovis East High School
2015 SUP Cindy Rohde Arbuckle - Pierce High School
2016 CEN Lynn Martindale Davis - University of California, Davis
2017 CEN Darol Fishman Merced - Merced Community College