CAPK seeking applicants to fill two board positions

December 28, 2019 /

The Community Action Partnership of Kern is looking for representatives to join its Board of Directors, specifically under the private sector and low-income sector for the South Kern services area.

In order to provide representation from various parts of the private sector and community, representation shall be selected from the following types of organizations, including but not limited to: business, industry, labor, religious, civic, welfare/social service organizations, education, media or other major groups and interests in the community.

Applicants under the Low-Income South Kern Sector will be replaced for the remaining election term through July 2022.

CAPK, led by a Chief Executive Officer Jeremy T. Tobias, is overseen by a 15-member tripartite Board of Directors representing public, private, and low-income sectors.  

CAPK staff and the Board of Directors come from diverse backgrounds, educational achievements and certifications, life experiences and skills that assist and enrich the lives of low-income and poverty-level, at-risk, hard to serve, and marginalized populations/communities, CAPK’s website says.

Applications for both open Sectors are due by Friday, Jan. 10, 2020, by 5 p.m. The applications will be reviewed by the Board assigned Committee and candidates are expected to be contacted in late January – February 2020.

Those interested can find the application here. For more information, reach out to Paula Daoutis, Administrative Coordinator at (661)336-5236 ext. 1170 or by email at