DC picDuane Chamberlain


Duane Chamberlain was elected to the Yolo County Board of Supervisors in November 2004 and was sworn into office in January 2005.

Mr. Chamberlain was born in Los Angeles in 1937 when Southern California was still largely agricultural. His family moved to the city of Orange when he was a child. He graduated from Orange High School in 1955 and subsequently moved to Yolo County to attend UC Davis. He received a degree from the University in 1959.

Mr. Chamberlain served in the Army before returning to UCD to work as a Lab Tech II from 1962 to 1965. He left the position at UCD to become a farmer, establishing Chamberlain Farms in 1965.

He raises alfalfa, grass and oat hay near his home in rural Yolo County. He also oversees the harvesting of wheat straw for bedding horses at racetracks and rice straw for erosion measures. His hay and straw operations combined, bale in excess of one million bales per year.

In addition, Mr. Chamberlain raises Holstein Heifers for dairies.

Mr. Chamberlain is active in the farming community. He is a past president of the Yolo County Farm Bureau. He served on the Board of Directors and was a member of the Yolo County Farm Bureau Executive Committee.

Mr. Chamberlain also served on the Board of Directors for the Yolo Land Trust and the Woodland Chamber of Commerce. He was also a member of the UC Davis Advisory Committee for the College of Agriculture.

Mr. Chamberlain is a member of the New Testament Church in Woodland.


Art in Public Places
Audit Subcommittee
Finance Invest. & Treasury Oversight

IHSS-Public Authority

Transportation Advisory
UCCE Advisory Committee
Water Resources Association
Winters 2x2
Winters Library Financial Authority
Woodland 2x2

Tribal Intergovernmental Relations

Conaway Implementation

Cache Creek Watershed Forum
Cache Creek Technical

Lower Putah Creek Coordinating (Alt)
No. California Water Association
Sac River Conservation Area Forum
Sac River Watershed Program
Sac Valley Air Basin Council
Yolo-Solano Air Quality Mgt Dist

CSAC Committee:
Ag & Natural Resources

RCRC (Alt.)


Capay Cemetery District
Cottonwood Cemetery District
Knights Landing Cemetery Dist
Mary's Cemetery District
Capay Valley Fire District
Dunnigan Fire District
Esparto Fire District
Knight Landing Fire District
Madison Fire District
West Plainfield Fire District
Willow Oak Fire District

Yolo Fire District
Zamora Fire District
Dunnigan CSA #11
Rolling Acres Perm. Road Comm.
Madison CSA #1

Snowball Service Area # 6
Cacheville Service District
Dunnigan Water District
Esparto CSD
Knight Landing CSD
Madison CSD
Yolo-Zamora Water District
Knights Landing Ridge Drainage Dist
Knights Landing Citizen Adv Committee
Dunnigan Citizen Advisory Committee
Esparto Citizen Advisory Committee
Capay Valley Citizen Advisory Committee

Madison Citizen Advisory Committee
Rec. Dist 108
Rec. Dist 730
Rec. Dist 787

Supervisor Chamberlain can be reached at:

625 Court Street, Room 204
Woodland, CA 95695
(530) 666-8627 Fax: (530) 666-8193 or email

Deputy Patricia Valenzuela, phone (530) 666-8227,

Assistant Deputy Ana Vazquez phone (530) 666-8226

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