Monterey County Supervisors announce the selection of Henry Gonzales as Monterey County Agricultural Commissioner
Henry Gonzales Named Monterey County Agricultural Commissioner
The Monterey County Board of Supervisors announces the selection of Mr. Henry Gonzales as Monterey County Agricultural Commissioner.
Mr. Gonzales was selected following an open, competitive recruitment process. He was most recently the Agricultural Commissioner of Ventura County, having served in that capacity since 2008 and is returning to his roots in Monterey County. Prior to becoming Ventura County’s Agricultural Commissioner, Mr. Gonzales was a long-time member of the Monterey County Agricultural Commissioner’s Office staff, where he worked for 24 years serving in various capacities such as Quarantine Insect Trapper, Agricultural Inspector/Biologist, Deputy Agricultural Commissioner and Chief Deputy Agricultural Commissioner.
Mr. Gonzales holds an Associate of Science degree in Agricultural Mechanics from Hartnell College, a Bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Science from California State University, Fresno, and an Executive Master’s degree in Public Administration from Golden Gate University, San Francisco.
Gonzales will begin his duties on Wednesday, March 14th. His starting salary will be $161,000 per year.