California Department of Food and Agriculture


Bennett Drake, Agricultural Industry Member

Term Expires: January 2018

Ben Drake

Ben Drake has served as president for Drake Enterprises since 1980. Previously, Drake worked as manager of grower relations for McMillan Farm Management from 1976 to 1980 and manager of agricultural development at Kaiser Atena from 1973 to 1976. He is a member of the Pierce’s Disease and Glassy-Winged Sharpshooter Board, Rancho California Water District Board, California Sustainable Wine Grape Alliance, California Wine Grape Growers Foundation and Murrieta Temecula Group.