Esparto Regional Chamber: Board of Directors

Patricia Harrison - President

Pat Harrison is a lifelong resident of Yolo County. She is a licensed real estate agent and has been selling real estate for nearly 30 years. She is a packager for USDA loans and is a notary public. Pat is an Esparto Chamber past President, Treasurer and Secretary. She is also on three other boards: Esparto Citizens Advisory Committee, Lions Club (20 year member and District 4c5 first woman) and Capay Valley Regional Farmers Market.

Kim Stephens - Vice President

Kim Stephens is co-owner of Historic Oakdale Ranch in Esparto, a new event venue on the Stephens Family historic ranch. Kim and her husband Brent, a life-long Esparto resident, are also in the walnut business. Kim, an alumna of UC Davis, is on the Board of Directors of the Yolo County Landowners Association and is active in PTA. Kim and Brent are raising their 2 young boys on the family ranch. When they aren't following their boys to soccer, baseball, basketball, violin, and so on, they enjoy camping and traveling.

Jim Durst - Treasurer

Jim Durst is the owner of Durst Organic Growers Inc. He is past president and vice president of the chamber and has been a chamber member since 1995. He is the president of New Seasons Community Development Corporation, a committee member of the Advisory Committee on Tribal Matters and the Indian Gaming Local Community Benefit Fund.

Camilla Barry - Secretary

Camilla Barry is the innkeeper and owner of  Rumsey House B&B, in Rumsey at the head of the Capay Valley. At Rumsey House she also tends her cutting flower farm, bees, chickens, ducks, fish ponds. She is also a science teacher, which led her to found Classrooms Across Cultures in 2003 to train teachers in Afghanistan. Camilla is planning to travel to Afghanistan again in the winter of 2013/2014 - her 14th trip!

Gabe Galvan


Alan Humason

Alan is the Executive Director of the Yolo County Visitors Bureau, the de-facto destination marketing organization for the region. He is also Vice President of the Central Valley Tourism Association and an ex-officio Director of Davis Downtown. In the past he has worked as a consumer magazine writer, editor, and publisher; as a sales and marketing executive in the legal services industry; and he also ran his family’s John Deere agricultural equipment dealership in rural Idaho. When he isn’t busy promoting Yolo County, he can be found riding his bicycle on our many scenic roads.


Melissa Jordan



Mike Leonard

Mike Leonard is the Vice President, Marketing for Cache Creek Casino Resort, chamber members since 2001. Mike has served on many different boards, including the Southern Nevada Chapter of the American Red Cross where he was the Chairman of the Board of Directors. Leonard has an extensive roster of charitable, community and civic activities in his career, including the Board of Trustees for the Nevada Higher Education Trust Fund and Assistant Scoutmaster for Troop One, Boy Scouts of America in Sacramento. An alumnus of UC Berkeley and UCLA, Mike enjoys swimming, boating, and spending time with his wife Lucyann, and sons Conor and Casey. 


Alice Meserve Manas

 Tico Zendejas 

Tico Zendejas was born and raised in Yolo County. He is a graduate of Woodland High School and currently resides in Woodland. Tico works for RISE Incorporated where he is the current Executive Director. He has worked for RISE for over 6 years and feels blessed to be in a position to make positive changes throughout the community. In his free time he enjoys attending sporting events, traveling, and volunteering on several Youth Development efforts.  Tico is married to a beautiful Venezolana whom he met while doing mission work in South America. They have an amazing daughter together and hope to raise their family in Yolo County.