Rural County Representatives of California (RCRC) Elects Two New Members to its Executive Committee

Sacramento, CA…On December 7th, RCRC’s Board of Directors elected two new members to the 2023 Executive Committee, during the organization’s last meeting of 2022. In this meeting, RCRC’s Board of Directors elected Supervisor Geri Byrne from Modoc County to serve as RCRC’s Second Vice Chair and Supervisor Matt Kingsley, from Inyo County, to serve as RCRC’s Member at Large. Supervisors Byrne and Kingsley will join the seven members of RCRC’s Executive Directors in leading the organization’s Board of Directors.

Supervisor Byrne, RCRC’s Second Vice Chair,  Supervisor Kingsley, RCRC’s Member at Large

Supervisor Byrne was first elected to the Modoc County Board of Supervisors in 2010. She is a strong advocate for water security, forest health and other natural resource issues. In addition to serving as an RCRC delegate, Supervisor Byrne also sits on RCRC affiliate Golden State Natural Resources’ Board of Directors, playing a critical role in overseeing forest resiliency projects.

Supervisor Kingsley was elected to the Inyo County Board of Supervisors in 2012. He previously served as RCRC’s Chair in 2019, and currently sits as the Chair of RCRC affiliate Golden State Natural Resources, bringing a deep knowledge of both organization’s history and direction into his new role.

RCRC looks forward to the leadership and expertise Directors Byrne and Kingsley will bring to the Executive Committee throughout the course of their term.


The Rural County Representatives of California (RCRC) is a forty-member county service organization that champions policies on behalf of California’s rural counties. RCRC is dedicated to representing the collective unique interests of its membership, providing legislative and regulatory representation at the State and Federal levels, and providing responsible services for its members to enhance and protect the quality of life in rural California counties. To learn more about RCRC, visit and follow @RuralCounties on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.