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Governor Fills Ag Seat In Mariposa County

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Mariposa, CA – Governor Jerry Brown tapped a Mariposa native with strong ties to not only the county but also Yosemite National Park.

Brown has appointed 49-year-old Kevin Shelton to the 35a District Agricultural Association, Mariposa County Fair and Homecoming Board of Directors. The Governor’s office provided these credentials:

  • Vice president of operations and marketing at the Yosemite Management Group since 1994
  • Chairman of the Yosemite Mariposa County Tourism Bureau
  • Club leader of Mariposa Triangle 4-H
  • Treasurer of the New Life Christian Fellowship
  • Board member of Mariposa Future Farmers of America Boosters Club
  • Mariposa Friends of the Fairgrounds Foundation Board
  • Mariposa Junior Livestock Auction Committee Board

This position does not require Senate confirmation and there is no compensation. Shelton is a Republican.

  • Governor Brown with Katie Morelos and her baby goat at the Mother Lode Fair