About Westlands

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Board of Directors

The Westlands Board of Directors is comprised of nine members each of whom is a District landowner or designated or legal representative of a landowner.

Board elections are held every two years, and Directors are elected to four-year terms of office. Each landowner in the District is allowed one vote for each dollar’s worth of land to which he/she holds title.

The Board manages and conducts the business and affairs of the District. The Board meets on the third Tuesday of each month except on Holidays. Board meetings are open to the general public. Agenda and Minutes are available.

  • Don Peracchi

    President

    2013-2017

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    Don Peracchi has been farming since 1982 and currently has the pleasure of farming alongside his two sons and daughter.  He farms almonds, wine grapes and pomegranates in Westlands just south of Three Rocks, CA.
  • Daniel Errotabere

    Vice President

    2013-2017

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    Daniel Errotabere is a third generation farmer whose family has been farming in Westlands since the late 1920’s. Daniel and his two brothers farm in the Five Points area and their primary crops are processing tomatoes, processing garlic, processing onions, garbanzo beans and almonds.
  • Jim Anderson

    2015-2019

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    Jim Anderson is a fifth generation farmer in Westlands who farms with members of his family including his grandfather, mother and sister. Depending upon water supply, he farms lettuce, cotton, tomatoes, garlic, wheat, barley, corn, almonds and wine grapes.
  • William Bourdeau

    2015-2019

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    William Bourdeau is from a fourth generation Westside family. He was born and raised in Coalinga and served as a local city councilman. He is the executive vice president of Harris Farms in Coalinga which grows several crops annually including lettuce, tomatoes, garlic, onions, melons, almonds, pistachios and wine grapes.
  • Frank Coelho Jr.

    2015-2019

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    Frank Coelho is a third generation farmer in Westlands since 1969. He, along with several family members, farms in the Five Points area. Their crops consist of processing tomatoes, wine grapes, almonds, cotton, garlic, and garbanzo beans.
  • Larry Enos

    2015-2019

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    Larry Enos is a first generation farmer in Westlands since 1974. He and his wife farm in the northern part of the District on the west side of Mendota where they grow tomatoes, pima cotton and garlic.
  • Gary Esajian

    2013-2017

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    Gary Esajian is a third generation farmer in California and a first generation Westlands farmer since 1980. He farms with his immediate family and his brother and sister.  Their crops include wheat, tomatoes, garlic, onions, garbanzo beans, cotton, melons, pistachios, almonds, and wine grapes located SE of Huron.
  • Todd Neves

    2015-2019

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    Todd Neves is third generation California farmer and a second generation Westlands farmer since 1987.  He and his wife farm in the Huron area and their crops include tomatoes, onions and almonds.
  • Sarah Woolf

    2013-2017

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    Sarah Woolf is a second generation farmer in Westlands since the mid 1970’s and farms with her two brothers in the Cantua Creek area. Their family farm includes tomatoes, onions, garlic and cotton.

 
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