Jack Hanson, of Willow Creek Ranch, in the Willow Creek Valley of Lassen
County, was elected to a six-year term as treasurer of CCA at the annual
convention in Sparks, Nev., in 2009. Hanson, a cow-calf producer, has spent more
than three decades as a proactive producer in Lassen County, overseeing his
family’s cattle and hay operation.
“I have a great love for this way of life and have a vested interest in the beef
industry, so I enjoy nothing more than seeing the industry and the people that
are part of it thrive,” Hanson said. “I am honored to give anything I can to the
organization and share the love that I have for it with other producers
throughout the state.”
Then CCA President Tom Talbot, DVM, Bishop, said because of Hanson’s
professional work experience, his knowledge of the ranching industry and his
past leadership for CCA, Hanson will be a perfect fit to manage the funds for
the statewide cattle organization.
“Jack (Hanson) has a broad knowledge of the issues facing producers in
California, particularly the financial issues we are all facing,” Talbot said.
“As a past CCA officer, he has all the right tools to benefit CCA members in the
Hanson graduated from University of California, Berkeley, with a bachelor’s
degree in economics. He is a past second vice president of CCA, is the current
Chair of the National Livestock Marketing Association and is a member of the
Lassen County Board of Supervisors. Hanson and his wife, Darcy, live in
Susanville and have two sons, Wyatt and Brad.