Honoring Gary Caseri on His Retirementby Representative Jeff Denham
Posted on 2013-03-12
in the house of representatives
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Mr. DENHAM. Mr. Speaker, I rise today to acknowledge and honor
Stanislaus County Agricultural Commissioner and Sealer of Weights Gary
Caseri on his retirement. He retired on March 2, 2013, after 37 years
of valuable service to the agricultural and business community and five
years as the Agricultural Commissioner and Sealer of Weights for
Mr. Caseri has been a committed member of the California Agricultural Commissioner and Sealers Association (CACASA) for over 12 years. He has enforced laws and regulations from a prospective of service and outreach to the agricultural and business communities.
Mr. Caseri provided equity in the marketplace through fair enforcement of weights and measures laws and regulations. He was instrumental in establishing the first grower-led spray safe workshop-- an event designed to help pesticide applicators apply material in a safe manner.
Mr. Caseri served on the Agricultural Advisory Board providing valuable guidance on important issues that included the Agricultural and the draft Ground Water Export Ordinance. Through his leadership on the CACASA Seed, Apiary and Nursery Committee, he facilitated the standardization of colony-strength inspection procedures used during the important almond pollination season.
Mr. Caseri served on the Shell Egg Advisory Committee and was successful in establishing a model pilot retail egg inspection program, which will be used throughout the State of California.
Mr. Speaker, please join me in honoring Stanislaus County Agricultural Commissioner and Sealer of Weights Gary Caseri on his retirement and in wishing him the best of luck in his future endeavors.