Mr. Kaufman has served as Kern County Treasurer-Tax Collector and Kern County Defined Contribution Plan Administrator since 2015. He was the Assistant Treasurer-Tax Collector from 2005 to 2014. Before this, he worked in the County Administrative Office as a Senior Administrative Analyst.
In addition to serving as the Alternate 1st Member on the KCERA Board since 2005, Mr. Kaufman has served as past administrator of Kern County’s municipal debt program; Countywide Americans with Disabilities Act Coordinator; president of the Kern County Management Council; past president of the American Society for Public Administration; and member of the United Way of Kern County Investment Committee.
Mr. Kaufman earned a B.S. in Industrial Technology from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo.