Bruce Gwynn

BRUCE GWYNN

BOARD MEMBER

Born, raised and educated through high school in Yuma Arizona. I am a 5th generation Yuman. My maternal great-great grandfather, Jose Maria Redondo, arrived here in 1858. My maternal grandfather, EF Sanguinetti, arrived here in 1883. Our family has been involved in all things Yuma including agriculture and civic activities. I am currently semi-retired, my wife and I own the Garden Café and Debbie is the manager. This is our 35th year in operation. We have raised three sons and currently have 5 granddaughters and one grandson.

1970 – 1976 Manager of Mill Iron Cattle Company
1976 – 1978 Barkley Company of Arizona Farms
1978 – 2006 Gowan Company Business Manager
2006 – 2007 Makhteshim Aghan Area Business Manager
2008 – 2015 Helena Chemical Company Branch Manager
2105 – 2018 Yuma Fresh Vegetable Association Executive Director
2018 – Current – Food Source Director Yuma Community Food Bank

Current Boards:
Yuma County Historical Society
Arizona Historical Society
Rio Colorado Chapter
Yuma Union High School Governing Board
Arizona Western College Foundation
Yuma County Agriculture Extension

Past Boards:
Arizona Agriculture Advisory Board (Gov. Napolitano appointment)
Habitat for Humanity
Arizona Crop Protection Association (Past President)
California Agriculture Pest Control Advisor – Desert Valleys Chapter

Awards and Accomplishments:
Yuma County Citizen of the Year
CAPCA Desert Valleys Chapter – Contributions to Ag Award
Heritage Award – U of A College of Ag Family Heritage Award