B. Joe Ashley
2018 Board Chair
Originally from North Carolina, Joe received a B.S. in Biology from Lees-McRae College in Banner Elk, NC and a M.S. in Biology from Sul Ross State University in Alpine, TX. He has spent the past 14 years working for Occidental Petroleum (now California Resources Corporation) with roles of increasing responsibility. Joe supports our community by serving on a number of boards including the Kern Economic Development Corporation, Kern Tax Payers Association, the Water Association of Kern County, CalFLOWS, the Taft College Foundation, and is the Kern County Planning Commissioner representing District 2.