Black promoted to political affairs manager
» April 6, 2004 «
Kiran Black has been named political affairs manager of the California Farm Bureau Federation. Black, who formerly worked as a director in the CFBF National Affairs and Research Division, was appointed to the new post by CFBF President Bill Pauli.
"Kiran has developed experience and knowledge of the legislative process and will represent members well as the political education director," said Pauli. "She is respected by members of Congress and their staff. Today, farmers and ranchers must play an active role in local, state and national politics and support candidates who understand the importance of California agriculture. Kiran will help strengthen our efforts."
In her new position, Black will direct the activities of the California Farm Bureau Federation Political Action Committee, The Fund to Protect the Family Farm (FarmPAC®). Black will also work with county Farm Bureaus to enhance CFBF's grassroots advocacy work on a range of issues impacting the organization's membership.
"Through her involvement in the National Affairs and Research Division, she has made many trips to Washington, D.C. on behalf of our farmers and ranchers," said Pauli. "Kiran knows the issues and she is enthusiastic about serving our members throughout the state."
A native of Marysville in Yuba County, Black grew up on a family farm that produces peaches, prunes and walnuts in Yuba, Sutter and Butte counties.
Black earned her bachelor's degree in crop science and management at U.C. Davis
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