SPEAKERS

January 8, 2019: Terry Withrow

January 8, 2019 Terry Withrow
Stanislaus County Supervisor | CPA, Withrow Koftinow & Baggett, LLP

Terry Withrow has lived in the Modesto area most of his life. He attended St. Stanislaus School and Central Catholic High School. He received his Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration with a Concentration in Accounting from California State University, Stanislaus in 1982. He became a Certified Public Accountant in 1984. Withrow Koftinow & Baggett, LLP is a full service accounting firm located in downtown Modesto that is committed to delivering value to businesses and individuals. WKB has been serving the Central Valley since 1990. He also farms almonds and grapes. Terry has been active in our community over the last 30 years. He helped found St. Luke’s Family Practice and the Stanislaus County Farmland Trust. He is also a past board member of Woodland Avenue Fire District, Gallo Center for the Arts, Central Catholic High School and the Stanislaus County Assessment Appeals Board. Mr. Withrow began his first term as Stanislaus County's Supervisor for District 3 on January 4, 2011. Terry and his wife, Christen, have four children: Michael, Jenavieve, Molly, and Emma. He is a member of St. Stanislaus Catholic Church.

February 12, 2019: Bishop Myron J. Cotta

February 12, 2019: Bishop Myron J. Cotta,
Sixth Bishop of Stockton

On January 24, 2014, Pope Francis appointed Msgr. Myron J. Cotta from the Diocese of Fresno as the fifth Auxiliary Bishop of Sacramento and ordained by Bishop Jaime Soto in the Cathedral on March 25, 2014. He grew up the Merced County community of Dos Palos and attended public and Catholic schools in the area. He later attended West Hills Junior College and entered St. John’s College Seminary in Camarillo, California to finish his undergraduate studies and continued at the major seminary, where he finished his theological studies and received his Master’s Degree in Divinity. He was ordained to the priesthood for the Diocese of Fresno on September 12, 1987 and served in various assignments in the Diocese of Fresno. From July 1999 until his appointment to the Diocese of Sacramento, he served the Diocese of Fresno as Vicar General, Moderator of the Curia, Vicar for Clergy, Director of Continuing Education of the Clergy, Supervisor of the Safe Environment Program and Director of the Propagation of the Faith.

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