Shasta County Ag Commissioner: Paul Kjos

Kjos was appointed commissioner in June 2014, having served as deputy commissioner under Mary Pfeiffer. He joined the commissioner’s office as an investigator in 1988. Previously,
he worked in Glenn County. Growing up mostly in Merced, he attended Humboldt State University, where he graduated in 1983 with a degree in rangeland management. “I went to school to reclaim coal mines,” he said. “It just really interested me to reclaim a strip mine and return it to the plains.”