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Citizens' Oversight Committee

Kern County voters approved in November 2004 the Kern High School District’s Measure N, a $219 million general obligation school construction bond. District trustees proposed Measure N in order to fund construction of, among other things, four new comprehensive campuses, modernization efforts at all existing district schools, and a vocational facility for Special Education students. The new schools and other construction are needed to accommodate strong enrollment growth. State law requires that the formation of a Citizens Oversight Committee to ensure that bond funds are properly used. This committee has been formed. Current members include:

  • Tom Good- Representing Senior Citizens’ Group
  • Bryan Lynn- Representing Community Member
  • Mike Miller- Representing Business Community
  • Tim Rushing- Representing Kern Tax Payers’ Association
  • William Sandoval- Representing Community Member
  • Mark Summerhays- Representing Parent/Parent-Teacher Organization
  • Grover Waldon- Representing Community Member
  • Rolly Rhodes- Representing Community Member
  • Dawn Silberberg- Representing Community Member
  • Donna Chaffee- Representing Community Member/Parent
  • Jay Gauthier- Representing Community Member
  • Russell Johnson- Representing Community Member/Business 
  • Marianne Keathley- Representing Parent/Parent-Teacher Organization
  • Frank Ramirez- Representing Representing Parent/Parent-Teacher Organization
  • Oscar Rudnick- Representing Business Organization 
Email the Citizens' Oversight Committee:
All Committee proceedings shall be open to the public and shall be subject to the provisions of the Ralph M. Brown Act. All documents received by the Committee and reports issued by the Committee shall be a matter of public record and be made available on an Internet website maintained by the governing body of the school district. [Education Code §15280(b)]
The next upcoming meeting is scheduled for Thursday, March 15, 2018 at 12:00 PM at the Regional Occupational Center. All minutes of Committee meetings will be made available on this website upon adoption.