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Meet the Staff

John Antonaros, Chief of Staff

antonarosj@kerncounty.com

Phone: 661-868-3661

John Antonaros has served as Supervisor Scrivner’s Chief of Staff since 2014. A third generation native of Kern County, John was the valedictorian of his graduating class at Bakersfield High School. John attended the University of California, Berkeley (as well as a year abroad at La Universidad de Granada, Spain) where he earned his bachelor’s degree in Integrative Biology and Spanish Literature.

Prior to joining Supervisor Scrivner, John worked in California, Arizona and the Dominican Republic as a manager in the private-sector. Fluent in Spanish, John also taught English at El Centro Cultural Dominico Americano in Santiago, Dominican Republic. John is actively engaged in the Kern County community and is a member of the Rotary Club of Bakersfield West.

Bryan Williams, Field Representative

williamsbr@kerncounty.com

Phone: 661-868-3663

Bryan Williams has served as Supervisor Scrivner’s Metropolitan Bakersfield Field Representative since 2011. He also handles all constituent affairs for the Supervisor, with an ability to help constituents navigate County bureaucracy to achieve desired outcomes.

Bryan was born and raised in Ridgecrest, and is a 2001 graduate of Burroughs High School. He studied political science and American history at San Francisco State University, where he earned his bachelor’s degree in 2005.

Bryan began his career in politics by working on Jean Fuller’s first State Assembly campaign, and Zack Scrivner’s campaign for the Bakersfield City Council in 2006, and then joined Jean Fuller’s staff as her Field Representative. Bryan is also a member of the Kern County Republican Party Central Committee, and has held leadership positions with the Young Republicans on the local, state, and national level.

Bryan married his wife Karen in 2013, and enjoys spending time with his son, Reagan, born in March of 2014.

Josh Foster, Field Representative

fosterj@kerncounty.com

Phone: 661-868-3660

Joshua Foster was born in the City of Bakersfield and graduated from Liberty High School in 2007. His interest in government and politics began at a young age when he ran for Student Body President at Endeavour Elementary. During his junior year in high school, Josh worked on his first political campaign and started to learn about the issues surrounding Kern County.

Joshua began working for Zack Scrivner’s campaign for County Supervisor in the summer of 2010. In January 2011, he took the opportunity to intern in Supervisors Scrivner’s office as a District Assistant, taking constituent calls, working on special projects, and assisting the staff of District 2. Josh has been involved with various political organizations, including the Kern County Young Republicans and California College Republicans.

Joshua enjoys his time playing the drums, and is looking forward to attending CSU Channel Islands in the fall.