Former Agricultural & Standards Inspector IV, Marianna Gentert, has been promoted to the position of Deputy Agricultural Commissioner by Tulare’s Agricultural Commissioner/Sealer, Marilyn Kinoshita. She assumed office August 7, 2017.
Gentert grew up in the area on a dairy farm and her father is in the hay business.She attended California State University, Fresno, graduating with her Bachelors of Science degree in Agriculture Economics with a specialty in Agriculture Appraisal in 2006. She spent six years as a Tulare Agriculture Inspector before being promoted.
Gentert will be in charge of one of our department’s most demanding positions as the Deputy in charge of Pesticide Use Enforcement.
“Marianna already knows many of our growers and pest control businesses and has several years of experience dealing with ever-changing regulations,” Kinoshita said. “We congratulate Marianna and are confident that she will continue to serve our industry and the public with dedication.”