Board Members

Our Board of Directors

Fernando Jara, Executive Director & Founder, Rockhill Farm. M.Div. / Ph.D. student, Claremont School of Theology/Claremont Lincoln University.

Stephen H. Boyle
, Partner, Clifford & Brown.
Member of the State Bar of California, the Kern County Bar Association, and the Christian Legal Society; formerly President of the Probate Section for the Kern County Bar Association. Currently on the Advisory Board for the Salvation Army (Bakersfield Council) and the Advisory Council, Kern Community Foundation.

Lorraine Castro, LMFT, Deputy Regional Director, Turning Point of Central California.
Former CEO, American Red Cross-Kern County Chapter; founder, former president, and CEO of Bienvenidos

Emmanuel Gonzalez, Registered Premier Banker, Wells Fargo Bank
Education: Degree in Music Production/Engineering from Icon Collective, Los Angeles; BSB Finance Student, California State University San Marcos/University of Phoenix.

Harry Jara, Founding Member, Rockhill Farm.

Leticia Perez, Esq., Kern County Supervisor, Fifth District.
Former Sen. Michael J. Rubio, Consultant, Economic Development and State Permitting;
Former Planning Commissioner, Kern County; Past President, Kern County Bar Association, Criminal Defense Section

Blake Sanden, Kern County Agricultural Advisor, Kern County Agricultural Commissioner’s Office.
Advanced degree in agro-science from University of California, Davis; former missionary working on agricultural development projects in Africa.

Early in the season at Rockhill Farm
photo of cucumbers