Kristina Chavez Wyatt

Kristina Chavez

Name: Kristina Chavez Wyatt

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Kristina Chavez Wyatt President/Owner, Farmhouse Communications With more than a decade of business advocacy, public relations and government affairs experience, Kristina Chavez Wyatt specializes in community relations, building coalitions of support through grassroots community engagement. At Farmhouse Communications, Kristina focuses on developing and executing strategic communications programs, building relationships and navigating processes of government. Prior to forming Farmhouse Communications, Kristina worked as a senior account executive for prominent national public affairs firm Meridian Pacific, Inc. and a central coast public relations firm Armanasco Public Relations, Inc. where she specialized in community relations, government affairs and media relations with a primary focus on PR, public and environmental policy, business advocacy, agriculture, land use and community engagement. Kristina serves as Executive Director of the San Benito County Business Council, as a community engagement consultant in the energy, land use and public policy sectors. She is active throughout the Central Coast region in Farm Day agricultural education programs, area Chambers of Commerce, Farm Bureaus of San Benito, Monterey and Santa Clara Counties, Rotary Club of Hollister and the California Women for Agriculture. She was appointed by Governor Brown in July 2014 to serve as a Trustee of the 33rd Agricultural District/San Benito County Fair and serves on the San Benito County Workforce Development Board and Measure M & V Citizen's Oversight Committee of the Hollister Elementary School District. Kristina's efforts in the community have been honored with being named as the 2009 Salinas Jaycees Outstanding Young Citizen, the 2010 Farm Bureau Central Coast Young Farmers and Ranchers Member of the Year and 2010 Salinas Valley Chamber of Commerce Member of the Year. Farmhouse Communications has also been honored by the San Benito County Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Bureau as 2015 Service Business of the Year. Her work in community engagement as a member of the project team on the City of Salinas Economic Development Element was also lauded in May and July 2015 by the American Planning Association Northern California and California State Chapters with awards of excellence for economic development planning. Kristina is a 5th generation Californian, raised in Gilroy, California. She is a graduate of Gavilan College and Cal Poly San Luis Obispo College of Agriculture and lives in Hollister with her husband Craig Wyatt who works as an agricultural crop production supervisor, their twin 6 year-olds Hailey and Molly and dog Rabbit.

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Article 05/24/2013 Darlene De Brito, Hazel Hawkins Memorial Hospital Diagnostic Imaging Director Addresses Chamber Lunch with Leaders Published
Article 05/31/2013 Regional Survey Seeks Input on Growth, Transportation Published
Article 09/05/2013 BenitoLink, Business Council & Chamber of Commerce to Present Health Care Workshop Published
Article 09/30/2013 Hazel Hawkins Hospital to Host Community Open House for New Women's Center Published
Article 12/09/2013 Earthbound Farm Purchased by WhiteWave for $600 Million Published
Article 01/29/2014 House Passes Farm Bill Including New Funding For Central Coast Crops Published
Article 03/24/2014 FREE Services for San Benito County Businesses and Entrepreneurs Published
Article 04/04/2014 President Obama signs California Medicare fix Published
Article 04/21/2014 Regional Legislative Summit to be hosted Friday in Gilroy Published
Article 05/26/2014 Oil Drilling Concerns Fuel Comments at Chamber Mixer Published
Article 02/11/2015 Public Input Sought on Hospital Director District Map Options Published
Article 03/15/2015 Solar Project to host local business roundtable Published
Article 07/01/2015 Entertainment, Concessions and Camping at Bolado Park Event Center Complements Hollister Freedom Rally Activities Published
Article 02/25/2016 Startup Challenge Monterey Bay Launches 2016 Competition Published
Article 05/31/2016 County Workforce Development Board Launches Survey, Business Resource Event Published
Article 06/13/2016 Expert Lineup Announced for ‘Ask the Experts’ Business Resource Event Wednesday Morning in Downtown Hollister Published
Article 06/15/2016 Father's Day Staycation: Check Out the Hollister Airshow & Carshow Published
Article 06/30/2016 Workforce Development Board Hosts Resource Event, Wrapping Up Business Survey Published
Article 07/13/2016 Monterey Bay Housing Trust established to help fund affordable housing projects in three counties Published
Article 10/14/2016 San Benito County “Building Business” Community Job Fair Oct. 20 Published
Article 02/07/2017 City of Hollister to host open house & listening session for businesses Published
Article 02/26/2017 Startup Challenge Monterey Bay 2017 orientation in downtown Hollister Published
Article 03/10/2017 Businesses, property owners invited to informational discussion on Americans with Disabilities Act Published
Article 09/03/2017 Lettuce Celebrate! San Benito County Fair is in bloom Published
Article 02/11/2018 San Benito County Business Council Announces Goals for 2018 Published
Event 09/25/2013 Hazel Hawkins Hospital Women's Center Community Open House Published
Event 03/05/2014 Hazel Hawkins Hospital Grief Support Group Published
Event 03/05/2014 Hazel Hawkins Hospital Grief Support Group Published
Event 03/05/2014 Hazel Hawkins Hospital Sisterhood of Survivors Breast Cancer Support Group Meeting Published
Event 03/05/2014 Hazel Hawkins Hospital Stroke Support Group Published
Event 03/05/2014 Hazel Hawkins Hospital Multiple Sclerosis Support Group Published
Event 03/24/2014 Childbirth Education Program Published
Event 03/24/2014 Breastfeeding Education Program Published
Event 04/04/2014 Grief Support Group Published
Event 06/19/2014 Celebrate Summer 5K Run/Walk Presented by Hazel Hawkins Hospital Published
Event 02/19/2015 San Benito Health Care Districting Public Meeting Published
Event 05/27/2016 'Ask the Experts' Business Resource Fair Published
Event 10/13/2016 San Benito County "Building Business" Job Fair Published
Event 02/06/2017 City of Hollister Open House & Listening Session for Businesses Published
Event 02/24/2017 Startup Challenge Monterey Bay 2017 Orientation in Downtown Hollister Published