The California Cotton Ginners and Growers Association wants to welcome Priscilla Rodriguez as the new Director of Regulatory Affairs for the Association. Ms. Rodriguez has been working for our sister organization, the Western Agricultural Processors Association (WAPA), as the Director of Food Safety since 2015. She will continue that role, but will also handle Regulatory Affairs for WAPA as well. Ms. Rodriguez is a graduate of California State University, Fresno with a degree in Mathematics, and is currently working on a Master’s Degree from National University in Education Technology. She is also a current member of Class 50 of the California Agricultural Leadership Foundation. Ms. Rodriguez is bilingual and came to WAPA from the Friant Water Authority where she worked for eight years. Ms. Rodriguez has been responsible for providing safety and food safety services to members of WAPA, as well as contract services to our consulting clients including, cotton gins, cotton warehouses, food processing plants, packing houses and farms.