Ms. Jennie Fenn, a Reedley native born in Fowler, started her career at Central Valley National Bank in Parlier in 1963. She continued her career in banking until 2008 when she retired from Bank of the West and currently is employed by Phil Erickson, CPA, in Kingsburg CA. She has been an active member of the Parlier community for over 50 years serving in both Parlier Chamber of Commerce and currently Youth Centers of America’s (YCA) board of directors. Ms. Fenn views her work at YCA as rewarding and fun as she has participated in many events throughout the years, from Red Ribbon Week to gift giving at Christmas. She is especially proud of the Technology Center where Parlier citizens can attend classes to further their education and also have a little fun.
Mr. Joseph Nickolas Vasquez Jr. was born in Fresno California and has been a Parlier resident most of his life. At an early age, Mr. Vasquez knew that sports were an outlet and an avenue towards success. He began volunteering his time helping coach sports for Parlier Unified School District when he was encouraged to apply to a coach’s assistant job when he was only 15 years old. He continued to coach and volunteer his time at schools and was then hired as a campus safety officer. In addition to working for Parlier Unified for the past 31 years, he has managed the Farmer’s Market for the past 8 years.
Adan Lozano has been a part of the community of Parlier since his days in High School. He was born and raised in Atwater and moved to Parlier during his teen years. After completing High School he enlisted in the United States Marines Corps where he did one tour in Afghanistan and a second tour in Iraq. He currently works for the Federal Department of Corrections and is working on receiving his Bachelor's Degree. He has become and active member in the community while also being a member of the local Lions Club.
Ms. Alice Yamamoto has been in the grocery business for over 45 years. She began her career at Young’s Market and was a loyal employee for 23 years. Understanding her need to pursue her education, Ms. Yamamoto graduated with a business administration degree in 1973 from California State University of Fresno. In 1995 she took over and managed the family grocery store in Parlier and became active in the Parlier Chamber of Commerce. She currently sits on the board of directors for Youth Centers of America. Her hobbies are fitness, spending time with her grandchildren, and participating in community functions.