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Ron Wesen

Board of Director

Ron Wesen was elected in 2008 as District One Skagit County Commissioner for Skagit County. He is a fourth generation dairy farmer and businessman. Three generations of the extended Wesen family operate an organic centennial dairy farm in the Bow-Edison area of Washington State.

A graduate of California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo with a Bachelor of Science degree, Ron has a long history of leadership in the agricultural community. He has served in leadership roles in every organization he has served.

Ron has also been very active in community service in Skagit County. He has served as President of both the Burlington-Edison School District Vocational Advisory Committee and the Ag Vocational Advisors Committee. He has also served as part of the Facilities Evaluation Committee for the district.

He furthered his education through acceptance in the Ag/Forestry Leadership Program, an in-depth two-year program designed to develop natural resource industry leaders in Washington State. He has been a tireless advocate for property rights and preserving our natural resource based industries in Skagit County.

Ron and his wife Jan met in college where they both earned degrees before returning to the Wesen Farm. They have been happily married for 37 years.