SACRAMENTO — Lori Gallo, 38, of Merced has been appointed by Gov. Jerry Brown to the 35th District Agricultural Association, Merced County Fair Board.
Gallo has assisted the human resources department at Joseph Gallo Farms, maker of Joseph Farms Cheese, since 2008. She was a real estate agent at Century 21 Salvadori Realty from 2002 to 2008, according to a news release from the governor's office.
Gallo is a board member of the Fresno Behavioral Intervention Association and the Fresno Village Preschool. She is a member of the University Friends Circle at UC Merced, the Merced County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, California Women for Agriculture, Italian Catholic Federation of Merced County, Merced College President's Circle, Mercy Medical Hospital Merced Foundation, the Merced County Make-A-Wish Foundation committee and the Merced Theatre Foundation.
This position does not require Senate confirmation, and there is no compensation. Gallo is a Republican.