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About Us

The California Pork Producers Association is the catalyst for California pork industry stakeholders to collectively and collaboratively build a socially responsible, sustainable, and economically viable pork industry through information, promotion, and education.

To achieve its mission, California Pork Producers Association will –

  • Build consumer trust for California pork producers by promoting and committing to socially responsible and sustainable on-farm management practices.

  • Invest in education and research programs for its member stakeholders to enhance sustainability of pork production for the benefit of producers and consumers.

  • Provide opportunities for industry stakeholders to enhance marketing opportunities for its members, promote consumer demand for pork, and the California pork industry.

  • Engage with allied industry stakeholders to create a collective voice to address the emerging challenges facing animal agriculture.

  • Invest in youth educational and leadership programs to cultivate tomorrow’s California pork industry leaders.

Executive Board

Shelby Sopocy


Davis, CA

Morgan Wonderly

Vice President

San Luis Obispo, CA

Adam Mendonza


Modesto, CA


Jill Damskey

Executive Director

Brooke Palmer

Board of Directors

Rachelle Bailey Tucker

Turlock, CA

Jared Lamle

Visalia, CA

Brad Mendes

Del Rey, CA

Russell Pedrett

Colusa, CA

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