Director Kern has served on the District Board since 2013, serving as President for one year and Treasurer for six years.
Tom holds a B.A. degree from Amherst College. He worked for General Electric Company in financial managment for 23 years. Moving to Santa Barbara in 1981 and Montecito in 1994, he joined a high tech electronic instrument company as Chief Financial Officer, becoming President five years later. Tom has served on the Boards of the American Electronics Association, the Santa Barbara Industrial Association and the Montecito Association. He is currently chairman of the Residents' Finance Committee of the Casa Dorinda retirement community.