Ceci Dale-Cesmat is a licensed Certified Rangeland Manager with the State of California, and a Certified Professional in Rangeland Management with the Society for Range Management. Recently retired from the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service as the State Rangeland Management Specialist, she is currently doing private range consulting throughout the state. Having consulted on a part time basis for the past 15 years, she primarily assists land trusts with conservation easements and monitoring. Past positions include range specialist for the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Lassen, Plumas and Sierra counties as well as the District Conservationist for NRCS in Lassen County. She also spent 14 years as a range specialist with the US Forest Service.
An active member of the Society for Range Management, Ceci has held the position of California – Pacific Section President for two separate terms. She has served on the board of directors and the national Accreditation Committee as well as on several state committees. Ceci also obtained a real estate license in 2000 and specializes in ranch and farm sales for California Outdoor Properties. She graduated from UC Davis with a degree in Range Science and from the University of Nevada, Reno with a degree in Rangeland Hydrology. She has two adult children and splits her time between Yolo and Lassen counties.