Ken McGarva is a lifelong rancher near the small community of Likely, in Modoc County. He is a charter member of the Advisory Council and continues to be a strong advocate for the concerns of local communities and the ranching industry. His family operation grazes cattle on BLM-managed public lands and Modoc National Forest grazing allotments.
Ken has been nationally recognized by the Izaac Walton League, a leading conservation organization. He is a board member and past-president of the Modoc County Cattlemen's Association, has served on the Cedar Creek/Tule Mountain Integrated Resource Management Project, is a past-president of the South Fork Irrigation District, and is a volunteer for the Likely volunteer Fire Department.