Michael J. Butcher – Area 6
Mike Butcher has devoted his life to public education as a teacher, coach and school district superintendent. Since his retirement, he served as an interim superintendent at several Kern County school districts, until the replacement was recruited. Many of these interim posts required dealing with complex operational and personnel matters. During his long career, he has been a mentor to countless students and adults which he has helped establish and advance their careers. Prior to his appointment to the Kern County Board of Education, he was one of three members of the Kern County Superintendent of Schools Personnel Commission.