Meet Our Team
Logan is a senior at Petaluma High School and this will be her fourth year in Petaluma FFA. Her SAEs include Beef and Dairy cattle production. Logan lives on a ranch located in Marin where she raises purebred Hereford and Charolais cattle for market and show purposes. She exhibits her beef cattle at local, state and national shows. Along with her beef herd, Logan raises Guernsey dairy cattle which she shows at local and state fairs. Logan has taken many Ag classes throughout her years at PHS, these classes include: Intro to Ag Mechanics, Intro to Welding, Advanced Welding, Sustainable Ag Biology, Ag Soil Chemistry, Art and History of Floral Design and SAEP. She is also a current member of the Petaluma FFA CDE dairy cattle judging team and is looking forward to compete one last year on the team. Logan is excited to represent the Petaluma FFA as president and to take on the challenges of leading the chapter in these crazy times. She wants to keep FFA a safe and enjoyable atmosphere for everyone as well as help the members see the opportunities the agriculture industry has to offer.
Emma is a sophomore at Petaluma High and this will be her second year in the Petaluma FFA. In school, Emma has taken Sustainable Ag Biology, Agricultural Mechanics and Ag Soil Chemistry. When she is out of school, Emma raises and cares for her market lambs which she shows at the county fairs, along with raising her dairy cattle. Additionally, she shows her Holstein cows at the local county fairs. Emma's Supervised Agriculture Experience (SAE) is raising and caring for her market lambs throughout the year. Emma has been very involved in the FFA by competing on the Dairy Cattle Judging Team, the Best Informed Greenhand Team, and participating in numerous speaking competitions. Emma is extremely excited to serve as the chapter Treasurer this year and encourage more members to be involved. She is looking forward to hopefully seeing everyone soon and having a great year!
Mackenzie is a sophomore at Petaluma High School and this is her second year in the FFA. She has taken Agricultural Biology in her freshman year and plans to continue and take Soil Chemistry. Her SAEs include Dairy Cattle where she shows Jersey Cattle at local and state shows, as well as assisting her father in maintaining their olive orchard and vineyard. Mackenzie has been involved in the FFA by competing in numerous speaking competitions as well as taking part in her chapter's Dairy Judging Team as well as the Best Informed Greenhand Team. Mackenzie is ecstatic to be serving her chapter and community as the Petaluma FFA Vice President. She is excited to meet and interact with the incoming freshman class and to help make the transition from distant learning this year!
Hi everyone! My name is Haylee Panter, I am a Sophomore and second year agriculture student at Petaluma High. I have completed classes in the areas of Agriculture Mechanics and Agriculture Biology this past year through the agriculture department. I am looking forward to learning about the components of soil through the Soil Chemistry class this year! Outside of school I spend time working on my Supervised Agriculture Experience (SAE) project, market swine. I also spend time studying and preparing for Career Development Events (CDE). I have competed in the Best Informed Greenland and the the Livestock Evaluation Contest. I plan to continue Livestock Evaluation with my team next year! Throughout this past year I have participated in various speaking events, dinners, field days and community service activities. I look forward to serving our chapter this upcoming year as your reporter. I am excited to be more involved this year and I am looking forward to encouraging you all to do the same! I can’t wait to work with those on my officer team to make this year the best yet! I look forward to seeing you all soon!
Hey Petaluma FFA! My name is Samantha Gambonini and I am the newly elected Petaluma FFA Secretary. I am currently a senior at Petaluma High School and I have previously taken the Intro to Agriculture Welding class and the Advanced Welding class for two years and I am currently enrolled in the Agriculture Systems Management class. My Supervised Agriculture Experience (SAE) projects are dairy cattle, where I raise and breed my Holstein and Jersey cattle, and agriculture education, where I teach and coach kids about the dairy and agriculture industry. I also am the 2020-2021 North Coast Region President and have attended numerous speaking competitions and conferences. This year I am super excited to get to know the incoming class of freshmen, come up with new ideas and events to adapt to our current circumstances, and advocate for agriculture! I hope you are ready for an awesome year because the Petaluma FFA officer team is!
Clayton Cincera is a sophomore at Petaluma High School, and this is his second year in FFA. His SAE projects include breeding beef, and he will be showing his dairy cattle through FFA this year. Clayton also does work for his grandparents on their farm, and helps Doug and Jennifer Beretta on their dairy. Clayton has taken Sustainable Ag Biology and Intro to Ag Mechanics. He is excited to be enrolled in Intro to Welding and Soil Chemistry. Clayton was a member of the Best Informed Greenhand team and was part of the Dairy Judging Team. This upcoming year, Clayton is looking forward to learning how to weld and being on the dairy judging team again. As the Sentinel, Clayton is looking forward to getting younger members more involved and showing everyone what FFA has to offer.