Jenna Chandler, Director of Government Affairs

Growing up on a horse ranch in Lincoln, CA, Jenna developed a love for watching things grow, from alfalfa to livestock. She attended the UC Davis College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences, majoring in Animal Science and minoring in English. While at UC Davis, she worked at the UC Davis Dairy in milk quality and herd management. She also spent time working at the UC Davis Hopkins Avian Facility, specializing in layers and broilers.

In 2012, she discovered her love of legislation and began work for the California State Assembly, serving both the 33rd and 6th Assembly Districts in various capacities before heading back to her agricultural roots and joining CCA’s staff in 2015.

Jenna’s focuses on legislative and regulatory affairs. She also writes for CCA’s magazine, California Cattleman, and other CCA publications such as Legislative Bulletin and Hot Irons. She also assists with the Foothill Abortion vaccine trial and when she isn’t in the office, she travels with researchers vaccinating herds across the state.

Jenna Chandler can be reached at (916) 444-0845 or by e-mail at