Jose Gonzalez – President – Area 4
Jose Gonzalez is a self-employed accountant and father of four children. Prior to his appointment on the Kern County Board of Education, he served on the Lamont School District for 10 1/2 years. He also is a member of the Kern County Committee on School District Organization. State statute directs this committee to hear and prepare recommendations on school district annexations, unification proposals and related boundary changes. His volunteer involvement and interest in public education stems from his goal to make children realize that they have the opportunity to learn and schools an obligation to each and every student.