On Wednesday, August 21st CDFA Secretary Karen Ross announced the selection of Victoria Hornbaker as the Director of the new Citrus Pest and Disease Prevention Division.
“Victoria started her career with California Department of Food and Agriculture in 2008 as the Vertebrate Pest Control Program Supervisor in the Integrated Pest Control (IPC) Branch. She has demonstrated exceptional leadership skills working with many industry funded programs within the IPC branch. Since 2016, she has served as Branch Chief of IPC, including oversight of the Citrus Pest and Disease Prevention Program (CPDPP). In 2018, Victoria was appointed as the Interim Director of the State’s Citrus Pest and Disease Prevention Program, “said Secretary Ross.
Congratulations Victoria, CCM looks forward to our continued work together.