Michael Doherty has served as a member of the Board of Directors for over 21 years and as Chairman since 2014. Michael represents the Williams, Arbuckle and Grimes area in our territory. In addition to his Board membership with the Association, Michael is also a director of Colusa County Farm Supply, Glenn County Farm Supply, Arbuckle-College City Fire Protection District, Colusa County Fair Foundation, Colusa County Fair Board, Arbuckle Revitalization Committee (Vice Chairman), Cortina Hulling & Shelling (Chairman), Dunnigan Hills Hulling & Shelling (Chairman), Grindstone Winery, and Cook Place Partners. Michael and his wife, Amy, farm on their family farm west of Arbuckle in the foothills under the name Chamisal Creek Ranch. On this ranch they farm almonds and wine grapes. Chamisal Creek also custom farms high density olives and provides farm management services. Michael and Amy bottle their wine grapes under the label GrindstoneWines LLC. Michael is a graduate of California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo.