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

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

Martha Terrazas

Systems and Controls Manager, Aera Energy LLC

Kristen A. Beall Watson, Ed.D.

Chief of Staff, California State University, Bakersfield

Tanya D. Alsheikh

Attorney, Chain Cohn Stiles

Susan Hopkins

Development Manager, Links for Life

Community Events

  1. Tax Talk: End of Year Wrap-up

    December 7 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
  2. Philanthropy on Tap – Be Finally Free

    December 7 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm