Our Board

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Shawn Kelly is a CPA at WrenKelly in Bakersfield. He loves Bakersfield and all of the amazing people that make it such a great place to live. 

Lori Kelly is a Reading Intervention teacher at Sing Lum Elementary School in Panama- Buena Vista School District. She spends her free time traveling the Western US to visit grandkids. 
 

Josh Waldon is the General Sales Manager at Western Power Products. He appreciates Bakersfield, the Central Valley, and the impact it has with Ag and Energy. Josh enjoys home projects and spending time with his family. 

Catherine Waldon is a Co-Founder and Interim Executive Director of Independence Through GRACE. She enjoys spending time with her family when she’s not with her friends at GRACE. 
 

Marti Roberts loves teaching her Special Education students at Centennial High School where she has taught for the past twenty years. She also enjoys going on adventures with her husband, kids, and seven grandchildren.

Bryan Lynn is a Bakersfield native, retired law enforcement officer, and works with families as a licensed trustee. He and his wife Becky love GRACE and the special people served by its ministry.

Grover Waldon is a co-founder of GRACE. He is a long-time partner in the law firm of Clifford & Brown and in his spare time enjoys his family and spending time at their ranch near Glennville, CA.