Staff Profile

Katie Wortman


Central Valley West FARMS Leadership Program Coordinator


Katie is originally from the small community of Gustine California, located in Merced County. She is a graduate of Merced College with an Associates of Science degree in General Agriculture, a Bachelors of Science degree from California State University, Fresno in Agriculture Education with an emphasis in Agriculture Mechanics and received my Credentials and Master’s Degree in Agriculture Education from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo.

Katie is the proud mother of an almost 2 year-old daughter, Emma, she is the best thing that has ever happened to her! Katie is very excited to be the new Central Valley West FARMS Leadership Program Coordinator and looks forward to working with the local students as they explore the local agriculture industry, career opportunities, and develop leadership skills. This will be an exciting year for all the students, partners, and Katie!