Stephanie Bender

Clovis West High School
Fresno City College and Butte College
California State University Chico

Former Employers:

The Scotts Company
Specialist Dispatcher

Rio Bravo Greely School District
Administrative Cooks Assistant

Shafter Chamber of Commerce
Board Secretary

United States Dept. of Agriculture
Program Assistant


Cathy Frampton

Bakersfield College
Associate of Arts Degree magna cum laude

California State College Bakersfield
Bachelor of Science cum laude – Accounting and Management

California State College Bakersfield
Masters – Business Administration

Former Occupations:  

California State College Bakersfield
Adjunct Lecturer – Operations Management, Financial Management, Data analysis
San Joaquin Valley College
Business and General Education Instructor
Links at Riverlakes Ranch
Food and Beverage Manager

Xavier Tavorn

Bakersfield College
Associate of Arts Degree
Reinhardt University
Bachelor of Science – Business Administration
California State College Bakersfield
Masters – Business Administration
University of the Cumberlands
Doctoral Candidate – Educational Leadership

Former Occupations:

Vista West High School
CTE and Business Teacher
Kern High School District, Panama-Buena Vista Union School District, and Bakersfield City School District
Substitute Teacher
Zambelli Firework Internationale
Crew Manager
Kern High School District
Assistant Varsity Baseball Coach
Advanced Industrial Service; Fight for Life
Marketing and Advertising Coordinator
Tavorn Computer Consulting Group
Computer Technician


Brennan Tisa

California State University Chico
Bachelor of Science – Communication

Graduate of Tom Hopkins Educational Sales Course

Voco America
Dental Sales Consultant
Former Occupations:
3M Company
Field Sales Trainer

Dental Practice Specialist
Shofu Dental Corp
Territory Sales Manager

IKON Office Solutions
Account Executive

Community Service
Mentor through Big Brother Program
Camp Counselor on Short-Term Missions Team in Mexico City

Gre Clifton

New College of California Fine Arts, Education
Bachelor of Arts – Humanities and Journalism

Western Governor’s University
Master of Arts – English/Language Arts Teacher Education

Former Occupations:

English and Writing Tutor / Proofreader
Freeland Writer
Instructor – English, and English as a Second Language
Mira Monte High School – Kern High School District
Program Specialist – Be Smart with Money
Public Speaker
Substitute Instructor – Kern High School District


Tino Ibach

University of Hawaii, Leeward Campus
Associate of Arts – Liberal Arts
University of Hawaii, Manoa Campus

Headliner – Stevie Wonder Impersonator
Professional Showroom and Stage Entertainer Internationally

Former Occupations:
YMCA of Honolulu
Program Coordinator
Substance abuse prevention program for teens using
Music and dance with anti-drug messages

Managed seven piece live concert band
Recorded television & radio promotional spots
16 employees

Quality Assurance Supervisor

David Zent

Garces High School

Former Occupations:  
Cancer Survivor and Caretaker of Family
CEO Power Productions – Advertising, Writing Copy, Writing Productions, Composing Orchestrations and Lyrics
Vaudeville Express Melodrama Theatre

Wrote and directed musicals, comedies, mysteries and ‘vaudeville’ style sketches

Managed budgets, employees, theatre snack bar, printed programs, and much more

Developed curriculum and taught six-week Musical Theatre Workshop for Young Actors

Performer as a Vocalist and actor in Theatrical Productions
Stars Theatre Restaurant, The Candlelight Dinner Theatre, The Gaslight Melodrama, The Jewel Box Theater Restaurant, The Intimate Theatre
Shoe Salesman and Manager
Kinney’s Shoes and William’s Red Wing Shoes
Multiple jobs and businesses as a teen

Fanny Rodriguez-Melnikovsky

University of California, Santa Cruz</b
Bachelor of Arts
Grand Canyon University
Master of Arts

Kaiser Permanente
Long Term Care Manager, Kern County
Former Occupations:
GLC – Shafter
Executive Director – 99 Bed Facility
West Hills Health and Rehab
Country Villa Wilshire
Administrator 81 Bed SNF
Community Service
Kern Economic Development Foundation

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