Douglas Federighi – Gustine Land & Cattle Duck Club
Douglas Federighi was born in Oakland, California in 1942 and has lived, with minor exception in the San Francisco Bay Area all his life. He graduated from Stanford University with a degree in business and political science in 1963, where he met and married his wife, Carol, now a practicing attorney in Alameda County. They have two grown sons.
Mr. Federighi, always an avid outdoorsman, first started waterfowling in the mid 1960’s in the Suisun Marsh in the San Francisco Bay Area. His waterfowling interests moved to the Grasslands in the San Joaquin Valley with his purchase of a duck club interest in the Gustine Land & Cattle Co. in 1979. Mr. Federighi is a life member and served many years on the executive committee in the California Waterfowl Association. He is also a Sponsor in Prepetuity of Ducks Unlimited and currently serves on DU’s national Conservation Programs Committee and their related Public Policy Subcommittee. He became a member of the Grassland Water District’s Board of Directors in July, 1998 culminating his years of participation in promoting solutions to the habitat and environmental issues affecting his beloved Grasslands.