Wednesday, January 27, 2021


Family Water Alliance Names New President

Pictured Above: Joe Carrancho shaking the hand of new FWA President Ray Davis. (Submitted Photo)

Submitted to the WPR

The Family Water Alliance (FWA), a local grassroots voice for the protection of water rights, property rights and the sustainability of agriculture, is pleased to announce that Ray Davis Jr. has been named the new President of FWA.  Davis is taking over for Joe Carrancho who has served as the organizations President since 2008.

Davis was raised in Williams and is a resident of Colusa. He has worked in the rice industry for a number of years and is the current General Manger of Sutter Basin Growers in Knight Landing.  Davis has served on the FWA Board of Directors for over 10 years.

Carrancho was one of the original founders of FWA and has served on the board since the organization started in 1991.

‚ÄúI am pleased to hand over the leadership to Ray Davis, I know FWA will continue to thrive under Ray‚Äôs leadership‚ÄĚ, said Mr. Carrancho.

‚ÄúI am proud to work for such a great Board. Day in and day out they give of their time and expertise to assure that FWA remains a strong advocate for the agricultural industry‚ÄĚ, said Ashley Indrieri, Chief Operations Officer of FWA. ‚ÄúJoe Carrancho is truly one of the most generous and honest people I know and I am pleased to see him remain on our Board.‚ÄĚ

The officers of the Board also include Gary Teregawa as Vice-President, Kalyn Lewis as Chief Financial Officer and Mary Spooner Danley as Secretary.  The nine member Board of Directors each serve a two year term.

Family Water Alliance continues to assure that our way of life is protected against programs and agendas that impact our communities.  For more information please visit

Lloyd Green Jr, Editor
Lloyd Green Jr, Editor
Lloyd Green Jr. is the Owner and Publisher of the Williams Pioneer Review. He is dedicated in publishing the news and informing the community of Colusa County. Lloyd has been with the publication since 2008, and purchased the business in 2010. Under his ownership the newspaper has grown significantly in subscriptions, publishes weekly, and obtained the title of Newspaper of General Circulation by the Superior Court of Colusa County in Sept. 2017. Lloyd is also the director of advertising, classified manager, legal notice clerk, and circulation manager. To contact Lloyd, email him at or call (530) 458-4141 ext. 100.

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