Charleen Carroll

Special Recognition

To say Charleen Carroll is deeply rooted in Manteca would be a huge understatement. A descendant of pioneer families, a California Native American, and a daughter, sister and wife of military veterans, Charleen has dedicated her life and service to supporting these causes. A founder, Board member and third President of the Manteca Mural Society, she has been involved with all of the murals that are displayed at the corner of Yosemite and Main streets. The murals recognize local area veterans and branches of service, during the wars from World War I through the Global War on Terror. Charleen, sister to Brock Elliott, the first fallen Vietnam War serviceman from Manteca, is known by veterans and others in Manteca and Lathrop through her long-time participation in and support of various organizations. A graduate of Manteca High School, Charleen has served on the Manteca Mural Society, the Veterans Mural Project, Mayor’s Committee on the Arts, Manteca Workforce Housing Committee, Manteca Growth Management Committee, Manteca Planning Commission and now the Manteca Centennial Committee. Those who have worked with Charleen over the years applaud her for her ability to bring together people with strong opinions, develop consensus, and then get “buy-in” on a final product. Charleen is Founder and Co-Owner of Pollination Contracting, Inc. since 1978. An agriculture-based business with beekeepers and almond growers, it brings thousands of beehives from throughout the United States into California for pollination of almonds – one of the top production crops in San Joaquin County and the State. Charleen and her husband, Michael, have three adult children and five grandchildren. In addition to her extensive volunteer efforts, she enjoys spending time with family, traveling, gardening, and serving her church and her community.