Julia Jackson, a second-generation proprietor at Jackson Family Wines of Santa Rosa, has been appointed to the California State Board of Food and Agriculture by Gov. Gavin Newsom.
Jackson, 34, of Healdsburg, is also founding father of Grounded, a nonprofit group that identifies options of local weather change to guarantee a livable planet. The place doesn’t require affirmation by the state Senate neither is there compensation
The board serves as an advisory panel to the governor and secretary of Agriculture Karen Ross on agriculture and meals issues.
“I wasn’t expecting this nomination Julia Jackson and I plan to take it very seriously. We’ll be voting on legislation regarding food and ag and I intend to advocate for climate solutions in the food and ag sectors with this appointment,” Jackson wrote on her LinkedIn web page concerning the appointment.”