The Yolo Land Trust Welcomes Lynnel Pollock to the Board of Directors

Yolo-Land-Trust-1The Yolo Land Trust is pleased to announce the election of Lynnel Pollock to its Board of Directors.  Pollock is a long-standing active community member and grower in Yolo County.

“We are delighted Lynnel has joined the Board of Directors of the Yolo Land Trust,” said Charles A. Tyson, President of the Yolo Land Trust.  “We are very fortunate to have someone with her long history of community service on the Board and look forward to her contributions to the Land Trust’s work of conserving important farmland and rangeland in Yolo County.”

Pollock has a broad agricultural and community service background, including serving eight years on the Yolo County Board of Supervisors (1997-2004).  Prior to that, she served on the Yolo County Planning Commission for four years.   Pollock has been involved with many other community organizations including the Yolo County Farm Bureau, California Farm Bureau, Woodland Chamber of Commerce, and various water related entities, and was one of the founding board members of the Yolo Land Trust.

Most recently Pollock served as the executive director of Cache Creek Conservancy whose mission is to preserve, restore and enhance the lands within the Cache Creek watershed.  She retired from the Conservancy in June, 2015.

Pollock and her husband Herb farm in northern Yolo County, growing a variety of row crops, grain, and walnuts.  Their farmland near the community of Yolo has had a conservation easement with the Yolo Land Trust since 2006.  Herb and Lynnel have two sons, Brad and Greg, who farm with them, and are blessed with two grandchildren. Lynnel graduated from Stanford University with a degree in biological sciences, and participated in the California Agricultural Leadership Program.

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