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Jamie Johansson

FELS PRESIDENT

The Farm Employers Labor Service (FELS) is a subscriber organization affiliated with the California Farm Bureau Federation. FELS has assisted agricultural employers in complying with agricultural labor laws and avoiding labor relations problems since 1970. The goal of FELS is to assist subscribers in avoiding costly labor management mistakes. FELS has assisted agricultural employers in complying with agricultural labor laws and avoiding labor relations problems since 1970. The Farm Employers Labor Service (FELS) is a subscriber organization affiliated with the California Farm Bureau Federation. FELS has assisted agricultural employers in complying with agricultural labor laws and avoiding labor relations problems since 1970. The goal of FELS is to assist subscribers in avoiding costly labor management mistakes..

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Bryan Little

FELS CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER

C. Bryan Little, a labor-affairs specialist with extensive experience in both government and agriculture is the Chief Operating Officer of Farm Employers Labor Service. Bryan also serves as director of labor affairs for California Farm Bureau Federation, representing members on legislative, congressional and regulatory issues involving immigration and labor policy. Bryan served with the U.S. Department of Labor from December 2001 to May 2008, first as a Congressional Relations Officer, later as Deputy Assistant Secretary for Occupational Safety and Health. Prior to joining DOL, Little was senior director for governmental affairs for American Farm Bureau Federation in Washington, D.C. Bryan earned a bachelor’s degree in political science and public administration from James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Va.

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Carl G. Boden

ASSOCIATE COUNCIL, CFBF & FELS

Carl Borden: Associate Counsel, CFBF & FELS, since 1979. Carl Borden advises FELS on labor- and employment-law issues, co-edits the FELS Monthly Newsletter, and drafts and revises other materials for FELS. He has conducted many seminars for agricultural employers. He received a B.A. degree from the University of California at Santa Barbara in 1975 and a J.D. degree from Golden Gate University School of Law in 1979. He was admitted to the California State Bar in 1979.

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Martha Daniel-Peña

ASSOCIATE COUNCIL, CFBF & FELS

FELS Office Manager, Certified Translator. Since 1985 Martha has managed FELS projects, account receivables and payables, and Spanish translations. Martha’s translations have received high praise and acclaim from educators and agricultural employers. Coming from a farm worker background she is able to incorporate her insights into the safety and human resource materials produced by FELS.

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