Family Water Alliance Names New President

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

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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.

“I am pleased to hand over the leadership to Ray Davis, I know FWA will continue to thrive under Ray’s leadership”, said Mr. Carrancho.

“I 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”, said Ashley Indrieri, Chief Operations Officer of FWA. “Joe Carrancho is truly one of the most generous and honest people I know and I am pleased to see him remain on our Board.”

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

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