Board of Directors
Ty Griffin has spent most of his career as the business manager for a series of small software companies. He has designed accounting software and comes to his bookkeeping/accounting knowledge from the technical side. Ty moved from LA to SLO with his wife and young children in 1976, liked it quite a bit and therefore stayed for 40 years and counting. He joined the CCG board in May 2017.
Dr. John Phillips was raised on a small, family farm in Washington. He is an emeritus professor at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, where he spent 35 years teaching various Crop Science courses, and supervised the activities of the Cal Poly Organic Farm since its inception in 2000. He was active in departmental curriculum review and was instrumental in creating four interdisciplinary courses, three of which are general education courses: Specialties: Sustainable Agriculture, Organic Farming, and Holistic Management.
Jill Caggiano is a transplant to SLO from the east coast. She began her farming career there in 2016 after spending many years in the restaurant and event industries. One day of working outside and there was no going back inside! Jill joined City Farm as a volunteer and board member in November 2017. She lives in San Luis Obispo with her husband and 2 dogs