Congratulations to the 2018 Shining Star Honoree – Senator Mike McGuire
Senator Mike McGuire, a North Coast lawmaker and rising political leader who has earnestly supported 4-H and farm youth, is the 2018 recipient of the Shining Star Award.
McGuire personally donates time and money to the foundation. Each summer, the Senator showcases 4-H and FFA projects at his summer fund raiser.
McGuire was elected to the California Senate in 2014 to represent the North Coast. Before being elected a state senator, he served four years as a Sonoma County Supervisor and previously was a member of the Healdsburg City Council and the city’s mayor. He grew up in Healdsburg where his family farmed prunes in the Alexander Valley. He was a member of the Future Farmers of America, an experience that shaped his values and appreciation for agriculture and farm youth.