District 5 Field Representatives
Jocelyn Maddux was born in Santa Rosa, California and grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area. She attended college at the University of Oregon and earned a B.A. degree in Journalism and Communication. After college Jocelyn moved to Lake Tahoe where she worked at Squaw Valley Resort for a few winters and eventually returned to the Bay Area to pursue a career in sales, marketing and business development for Fortune 500 media companies, riding the internet wave both up…and down. In 2002, she hung up her sales & marketing hat and went back to school where she earned a Juris Doctorate in Law and then worked in Family Law and general litigation in small and large firms in the Bay Area.
In 2010, Jocelyn moved to the Auburn area of Placer County to help with the family winery business and do marketing consulting and volunteer work for the local community. She quickly became a part of the local food & wine scene, helped re-launch a new version of the Placer County Welcome Guide and was a member of the Local Organizing Committee for the Amgen Tour of California when it came to Auburn in 2011. In June of 2012, she will be a graduate of Leadership Auburn and continues to volunteer on marketing projects for the local food, wine & tourism industry. Jocelyn has a love of the land, a commitment to local community and public service and a passion for local agriculture that she carries on through her work with Supervisor Montgomery and the Auburn community.
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Steve Kastan was born in Hollywood, California and grew up in the North Hollywood and Northridge areas of Los Angeles. He attended UC Berkeley and earned a BA degree in Economics. After college Steve served in the Peace Corps in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. He returned to San Francisco and began a career in advertising, mainly with the McCann-Erickson advertising agency as a broadcast media buyer/planner.
He married Billie Walker in 1979 and they moved to Tahoe. They have one daughter, Nicole, who is now a graduate of UC Santa Cruz.
In Tahoe, Steve initially was a bookkeeper for a building contractor and also became the company electrician. He then obtained a real estate license and worked as a real estate agent. He continues to work as a property manager.
Steve served as the Tahoe Field Liaison for Supervisor Rex Bloomfield and has returned to that role with Supervisor Jennifer Montgomery.
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