Kern County, California

Boards, Commissions, & Committees

Board of Trade

 
General Information
Legal Authority: Established January 11, 1917 (Vol. 19, p.258); present membership established by Board of Supervisors Resolution of January 10, 1961, pursuant to Government Code Section 26104; renamed to Kern County Chamber of Commerce pursuant to Ordinance G-6636 enacted on October 5, 1999; on January 25, 2000, the name change was rescinded and returned to the Board of Trade; Ordinance G-6828 enacted 9/11/2001 set bi-monthly meeting schedule and compensation rates.
Membership Qualifications: Ten members: Residents of Kern County with two members from each supervisorial district being appointed by the Board of Supervisors.
Term: To serve at the pleasure of the Board of Supervisors.
Duties: To advise and assist the Board of Supervisors in the matter of advertising, promoting, and making known the resources of Kern County.
Meeting Place and Time: Kern County Board of Trade
2101 Oak Street
Bakersfield, CA 93301
Bi-monthly Wednesday meetings. Contact Board of Trade for date and time.
Compensation: $50.00 per meeting, for not more than one meeting in any bi-monthly meeting schedule, plus actual and necessary travel expenses incurred in performance of duties as a Kern County Board of Trade Director.
Ethics Training: Pursuant to State law, on or after January 1, 2006, any person newly appointed shall successfully complete a course in ethics training approved by the Fair political Practices Commission and Attorney General. Each member is required to complete this training every two years.
Contact: Kern County Board of Trade
2101 Oak Street
Bakersfield, CA 93301
(661) 868-5376
  Oath Required
Members
Members When Appointed Appointed By Whom Term Expires
Karen Northcutt 3/12/2002 Supervisorial District 1 Pleasure of the Board
Daniel Dean Spurgeon 10/8/2013 Supervisorial District 1 Pleasure of the Board
Linda Parker 2/1/2005 Supervisorial District 2 Pleasure of the Board
David Brust 4/8/2014 Supervisorial District 2 Pleasure of the Board
Jim Baldwin 6/20/1995 Supervisorial District 3 Pleasure of the Board
Darlene Mohlke 3/24/2009 Supervisorial District 3 Pleasure of the Board
Stacey Ann Havener 8/11/2009 Supervisorial District 4 Pleasure of the Board
Robin Fleming 4/9/2013 Supervisorial District 4 Pleasure of the Board
Vacant n/a Supervisorial District 5 Pleasure of the Board
Stephanie Pickering 10/30/2012 Supervisorial District 5 Pleasure of the Board