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Ag One Foundation/College Development
California State University, Fresno
Jordan College of Agricultural Sciences and Technology
2910 E. Barstow Ave., MS OF 115
Fresno, CA 93740-8009
Tel: 559.278.4266
Fax: 559.278.6705

Office hours:
Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Summer hours (mid-May through mid-August): 7:00 am - 3:30 pm

Alcidia Freitas Gomes, Executive Director/Senior Director of Development
Shannon Fast, Director of Development
Sadie Hemsath, Program Specialist 
Kristine Lor, Accounting & Administrative Professional
Rachel Coelho, Student Assistant, Agricultural Communications, 2020
Bobbi Jean Bertken, Intern, Animal Science, 2018

Our office is located on the northwest corner of Barstow and Chestnut Avenues on the Fresno State campus.


Bobbi Jean Bertken - Intern 

Bobbi Jean BertkenBobbi Jean is from Tracy, California where she lived until starting her education at Fresno State in 2013. She is an Animal Science major with an emphasis in Livestock Business Management. After completing her Bachelor of Science Degree, she plans to work for a cattle ranch with the hopes of starting her own operation. Bobbi Jean joined the Ag One team in January of 2018.


Rachel Coelho - Student Assistant

Rachel CoelhoRachel was born in Turlock, California where she lived until she began her college career at Fresno State in 2015. She is an Agricultural Communications major currently working toward her Bachelor of Science degree. She plans on pursuing a career in  public relations and advertising for an agricultural corporation. Rachel joined the Ag One team in April of 2017.


Kristine Lor - Accounting and Administrative Professional 

KristineKristine graduated from Front Range Community College in 1995 with an Associate's Degree in Business Administration. She moved from Denver to Fresno in 2009 and has worked in accounting for many years. She started at Fresno State in the Accounting Department before joining the Ag One/Jordan College Development team in March 2015.



 Sadie Hemsath – Program Specialist

Sadie hemsathSadie graduated from Fresno State in 2012 with a Bachelor's degree in Agricultural Communications. During her college career she was a news intern for University Communications and worked part-time at the Fresno County Farm Bureau. Following graduation, she worked at the Kern County Farm Bureau before joining the Ag One/Jordan College Development team in September 2013.


Shannon Fast – Director of Development

ShannonShannon graduated from Fresno State in 2000 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Liberal Studies. She worked for many years in the construction industry before beginning her career in development. She most recently worked at Valley Children’s Hospital before joining the Ag One/Jordan College Development team in December 2012. 



Alcidia Freitas Gomes - Executive Director of Ag One/ Senior Director of Development 


Alcidia graduated from Fresno State in 1987 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Ag Business. After working in the dairy industry for seven years, she returned to campus to work in development for the Jordan College. She has served in this capacity for 24 years and helped raise nearly $90 million.