Meet the CCA Staff

The dedicated, full-time staff at the California Cattlemen’s Association (CCA) proudly serves California ranchers by sharing their voice at the state capitol and regulatory agencies throughout the state as well as on federal issues in Washington, D.C. Ranching is a round-the-clock job, and the CCA staff works hard to have California cattlemen and women’s backs while they are busy running their family ranching operations.

CCA’s staff is not only educated and poised to go to bat for ranchers each day, but passionate about preserving the western way of life for years to come. To reach any of the staff below, you may contact them by e-mail, or call (916) 444-0845 to reach them at the office in Sacramento.

Meet the CCA Staff

The dedicated, full-time staff at the California Cattlemen’s Association (CCA) proudly serves California ranchers by sharing their voice at the state capitol and regulatory agencies throughout the state as well as on federal issues in Washington, D.C. Ranching is a round-the-clock job, and the CCA staff works hard to have California cattlemen and women’s backs while they are busy running their family ranching operations.

CCA’s staff is not only educated and poised to go to bat for ranchers each day, but passionate about preserving the western way of life for years to come. To reach any of the staff below, you may contact them by e-mail, or call (916) 444-0845 to reach them at the office in Sacramento.

BILLY GATLIN
BILLY GATLINExecutive Vice President
Billy Gatlin, CCA Executive Vice President, is native of Merced County. Billy came to the association with over a decade of experience at the California State Capitol.
Learn more about Billy
JENNA CHANDLER
JENNA CHANDLERDirector of Government Affairs
Jenna serves as CCA’s Director of Director of Government Affairs and also assists with the Foothill Abortion vaccine trial. Growing up on a horse ranch in Lincoln, CA, Jenna developed a love for watching things grow.
Learn more about Jenna
LISA BRENDLEN
LISA BRENDLENDirector of Finance and Events
Lisa’s role is to set budget goals, track the association’s expenses and income and assist other CCA staff in their ongoing efforts to promote and protect California’s beef producers.
Learn more about Lisa
KATIE ROBERTI
KATIE ROBERTIDirector of Communication
Katie was raised on her family’s hay and cattle ranch in the Sierra Valley. Growing up involved with CCA, Katie gained an appreciation for the work CCA does to keep cattle ranchers ranching in California.
Learn more about Katie
KIRK WILBUR
KIRK WILBURVP of Government Affairs
Kirk serves as CCA’s lead advocate on legislative, regulatory and legal issues impacting California’s cattle ranchers. He was born and raised in Idaho Falls, Idaho, in a family rooted in Idaho’s “potato industry.
Learn more about Kirk
MORGAN LYMAN
MORGAN LYMANAdministrative Assistant
Morgan was raised in the foothills of Amador County where her family grows wine grapes and beef cattle. She grew up with a passion for agriculture, but fell in love at a young age with the cattle side of the industry.
Learn more about Morgan

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