Board of Directors

Meeting Agenda/Minutes 2019

 DateAgendaMinutes
Board Meeting January 15, 2019 Agenda Minutes
Special Board Meeting January 22, 2019 Agenda Minutes
Board Meeting February 19, 2019 (Canceled) Agenda Minutes
Board Meeting March 12, 2019 Agenda Minutes
Board Meeting April 23, 2019 Agenda Minutes
Board Meeting May 21, 2019 Agenda Minutes
Board Meeting June 25, 2019 (Canceled) Agenda Minutes
Board Meeting July 16, 2019 Agenda Minutes
Board Meeting August 20, 2019 Agenda Minutes
Board Meeting September 17, 2019 Agenda Minutes
Board Meeting October 15, 2019 Agenda Minutes
Board Meeting November 19, 2019 Agenda Minutes
Board Meeting December 17, 2019 (Canceled) Agenda Minutes

Application for new board members

  • Current Board Members

    Ian Steele, DirectorIan Steele, Chairperson

    Term: 06/13/2017—02/03/2023
    Appointed by: Board of Supervisors

    Ian Steele is the Solar Division Manager at World Wind & Solar. At WWS, Ian manages a division of 115 field technicians working across the United States on both utility scale wind and solar farms. The Tehachapi native has worked with TVRPD since high school running programs like Adventure Camp, Summer Basketball camps and Movies in the Park. He has volunteered as a Youth Basketball Coach for the last six years. In his spare time he enjoys hunting, fishing and spending time with family.

    Kaleb Judy, Vice-ChairpersonKaleb Judy, Vice-Chairperson

    Term: 02/14/2017—02/03/2021
    Appointed by: Board of Supervisors

    Kaleb is a partner in the law firm Belden Blaine Raytis, LLP. He obtained his bachelor’s degree from CSU Bakersfield and his law degree from Pepperdine. He grew up in Tehachapi and returned in 2013 with his wife and children. He also serves on the board of the Greater Tehachapi Economic Development Council and the Tehachapi Parks Foundation.

    Wes Backes, DirectorWes Backes, Director

    Term: 11/22/2017—02/03/2021
    Appointed by: City of Tehachapi

    Wes Backes is a Firefighter for the Kern County Fire Department. He was raised in Tehachapi where he went to school. Growing up he played sports through the District, at Tehachapi High School and beyond at the college level. As a parent, Wes has also been a volunteer coach for TVRPD, coaching his children. Wes is married with two daughters and is working toward his degree in Fire Technology.

    Cristin Lassen, Director

    Term: 02/03/2019—02/03/2021
    Appointed by: City of Tehachapi

    Dwight Dreyer, Director

    Term: 07/16/2019—02/03/2023
    Appointed by: Board of Supervisors

  • Legal Authority

    The Tehachapi Valley Recreation & Park District was established by Board of Supervisors Resolution of February 3, 1959 and City of Tehachapi Resolution No. 4-59 of February 16, 1959, pursuant to Section 5781.4, Public Resources Code; name changed by Minute Order of December 11, 1984.

    Membership Qualifications: Five members; two appointed by the mayor of the City of Tehachapi and three appointed by the Kern County Board of Supervisors.
    Term: Four-year staggered term.
    Duties: To acquire, construct, and operate recreational facilities, to employ persons to maintain and operate facilities, and to enter into and perform all necessary contracts.
    Meeting Place and Time: District Office at 490 West "D" Street, Tehachapi on the third Tuesday of each month
    Agenda: Agenda for the next meeting will be posted on this website on the Thursday or Friday prior to the meeting, but at the very latest at least 72 hours before the meeting.
    Compensation: None.
    Contact: Tehachapi Valley Recreation & Park District
    P. O. Box 373 (490 West "D" St - directions)
    Tehachapi, CA 93561
    (661) 822-3228
    isteele@worldwindsolar.com or use this contact form
      Oath and Statement of Economic Interests (Form 700) Required

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