Having been raised in Taft and living here the majority of her life, Taft gives Jan a good perspective on small town living. Jan has been involved in many aspects of the community including serving on the Taft Union High School Board for 20 years, and currently serving on other boards: The ARC, Taft District Chamber of Commerce, and Taft High ROP as Chairperson, Taft College Foundation, and Taft High Hall of Fame chairperson. She earned a bachelor’s degree from Fresno State in education, but chose nursing as a career. She is a certified Women’s Health Care Nurse Practitioner, but is currently retired. Jan is married with two children.
Darren has been a local resident of the Westside his entire life. He has been employed with Chevron since 1987 and is currently a Safety Advisor & Emergency Medical Technician that oversees the Health & Safety of employees and contractors. He is the President of the Kern County Fire & Safety Group and served as a Paid Call Captain for 16 years with Taft City Fire Department. He is an active member of the community and currently serves on the City of Taft Community Safety Committee. In addition, he is a small business owner that provides safety at local racing events within Kern County. He is very excited to be a board member and a part of the development and expansion of the urgent care facility.