Engaged and Invested Leaders

Our Board of Directors governs Kern Community Foundation, sets policy and makes final grant decisions. All members are volunteers serving a maximum of nine years.

Jeffrey A. Gutierrez, Chair

President, DeWalt Corporation

Carlos Sanchez, Treasurer

Broker Owner, Solutions Realty, Inc.

Kevin C. Findley, Secretary

Partner, Klein DeNatale Goldner

David Denison

Vice President, Alert Disaster Restoration

Joe Gregory

President, Grapevine MSP

Jay Hershey III

Manager, JCH2 Enterprises, LLC

Justin Leland

Financial Advisor, Moneywise

Stephen L. Sanders

Chief of Staff, Kern County Superintendent of Schools

Dr. Kate Q. Tandy

Owner, KQT Organizational Consulting

Martha Terrazas

Systems and Controls Manager, Aera Energy LLC

Kristen A. Beall Watson, Ed.D.

President and CEO, Kern Community Foundation

Community Events

  1. Free IRS Webinar: How to Apply for Tax Exemption

    June 23 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
  2. Free Webinar: Improve Your Smartphone Photography Part 2

    June 30 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm