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Board of Directors

Garton Tractor Bill Garton

Bill Garton
Chairman
Garton Tractor, Inc.
Turlock, CA
209.632.3931
www.gartontractor.com

Russell Ball 21st Century Equipment

Russell Ball
Vice Chairman
21st Century Equipment
Cheyenne Wells, CO
719.767.5605
www.21stcenturyequipment.net 

Richard Arias
Director
RDO Equipment
Salinas, CA
831.424.8036
www.rdoequipment.com

Robert Jackson
Director
Stotz Equipment
Avondale, AZ
623.936.7131
www.stotzequipment.com

Blaze Griffin
Director
Carter Agri-Systems
Lund, NV
775.238.5295
www.carterag.com

Mike Dihel
Director
Beeler Tractor Company
Yuba City, CA
530.673.3555
www.beelertractor.com

Committees

All board committees are created to assist the board of directors to govern more efficiently. A board committee is not designed to do staff work. Committees are used to investigate, deliberate and analyze special issues on behalf of the board.Nonprofit and taxable business activities operate under the umbrella of Far West Equipment Dealers Association and its board of directors. New directors are nominated to represent the principal areas of the association, considering an adequate mix of the major suppliers, but most importantly, a willingness to serve.

NonDues Revenue Committee

Conference Committee

Budget-Audit Committee

Membership Committee

Membership Resource Guide

Governance

Nonprofit and taxable business activities operate under the umbrella of Far West Equipment Dealers Association and its board of directors. New directors are nominated to represent the principal areas of the association, considering an adequate mix of the major suppliers, but most importantly, a willingness to serve.

Rob Jackson of Stotz Equipment and Asm. Heath Flora

Rob Jackson of Stotz Equipment shared safety concerns with Asm. Heath Flora shoul the Assembly enact AB 2110 in California. 

STATE LEGISLATIVE LIAISON

Far West Equipment Dealers Association provides a comprehensive legislative and regulatory compliance tracking service customized for Far West members and their businesses. This program offers FWEDA dealer members with real-time access to proposed and pending legislation and regulatory actions across our seven states.

Association members serve as state legislative liaisons who monitor and report on legislative and regulatory affairs in their respective states, assisting FWEDA staff and the board, and other association members and industry partners as FWEDA continues to work with public affairs specialists to support dealer interests as they arise. State legislative liaisons are an important part of ensuring FWEDA remains vigilant in protecting dealer business interests.

Contact us if you or someone you know would like to volunteer to become a legislative liaison for FWEDA.

State Legislative Liaison Role

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