- Operating Committee (member)
- CBB Executive Committee (Chair)
- CBB (Vice-Chair)
Jimmy was nominated to the Beef Board by California Cattlemen. He has been highly active in beef industry organizations, including service as president and chairman of the National Meat Association and chairman of the California Beef Council. Jimmy grew up on his family's small cattle ranch and was also very involved in its meat processing plant. After attending Fresno State University, he returned to the family business, including the beef packing and processing plant and the cattle feeding business. Since selling Beef Packers, Inc./Fresno Meat Co. in 2006, he has remained active in cattle feeding and meat processing by working for his sons at Certified Meat Products.