Tawny Tesconi joined the Sonoma County Farm Bureau as the Interim Executive Director in 2017. She had a 30 year career in fair management and public service, and in December of 2015, she retired as Director of General Services of Sonoma County to start her fair services company of Tesconi Event And Management Solutions (TEAMS).
Born and raised in Sonoma County, Tawny is a Santa Rosa native with strong ties to the local agriculture industry. As a student, she was an active member in 4-H and FFA, working closely with her parents and siblings on a small family farm in west county where she and her husband live today.
She is a past-president and current member of Petaluma Rotary Club; member of the SRJC Ag Trust Board; and a past member of the Richard and Saralee’s Barn fundraising committee. Tawny is a 1987 graduate of the Western Fairs Association Management Training program, is a past President of WFA and was inducted into their Hall of Fame in 2012. Tawny also has her CFE from the International Association of Fairs and Expositions and as a BS degree in Managerial Economics from University of California, Davis.