Randy Heinzen, Director

Randy recently moved back to the Central Coast in order to be closer to family and raise his children ‘on dirt’. He is the President of Vineyard Operations for Vineyard Professional Services in Templeton, with direct management over ~2,000 acres of wine grapes. A graduate of Cal Poly in 1999, he further completed post-graduate studies in wine and business at UC Davis, Sonoma State and the University of Adelaide (Australia). He is an Accredited Farm Manager of the American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers. Randy served on the Napa RCD Board as a Director in 2011/2012 and as an Associate Director from 2008-2011. During the past ten years, he has worked with many RCD-managed projects, including leadership positions with the Carneros Creek Stewardship Group, the Carneros Groundwater Monitoring team, the Napa Sustainable Winegrowing Group, and various RCD-liaison positions with other agriculture advocacy groups and public agencies.