Rose Tryon

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Rose Tryon

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Business Bio Rose Tryon Bio Rose Tryon grew up on a beef, dairy & potato ranch. She is a fifth-generation farmer on her father's side of the family and a third-generation Portuguese immigrant and farmer on her mother's side. Rose and her husband, Michael VanCott, are actively involved in operating her family farm in Del Norte County, California. Rose is a retired District Attorney investigator who specialized in child abuse, sexual assault, and domestic violence investigations. She is also a full-charge bookkeeper specializing in agricultural accounting. Rose was the 25th State President of California Women for Agriculture (CWA). In addition, she served in multiple capacities at the CWA state and local levels. Rose Currently serves as the 25th National president of American Agri-Women. She served six years on the American Agri Women Foundation's Board of Directors and has served several years as the AAW Natural Resources Co-Director. Rose is the 2022 recipient of the AAW LEAVEN award. In 2018, Rose and her husband, Michael, lost their home in the devastating forest fire that destroyed the town of Paradise, California. They have rebuilt their home in Paradise. In November 2020, Rose was elected to the Paradise Town Council. She currently represents the town of Paradise on the Butte County Air Quality Management District Governing Board and the Butte County Association of Governments. Rose also serves on the Butte County Farm Bureau and Butte County Fire Safe Council Boards of Directors and is a Farm Journal Foundation Farmer Ambassador for Northern California. Rose has a unique background and work experience in farming and law enforcement. She enjoys collaborating with people from diverse social and economic backgrounds and has been a longtime advocate for responsible forest management and the health of rural communities.

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