Councilmember Michael Davies was elected to fulfill the remaining two-year term of the deceased Ed Grimes on November 6, 2018. Davies will remain as an at-large representative until the position is up for re-election in 2020.
Davies, a Tehachapi resident since 1981, has been active in the community through his involvement as an umpire and game official with the Tehachapi Valley Recreation and Parks District where he's officiated three-generations of Tehachapi families. He is also in a leadership position with the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Tehachapi.
Davies is also volunteer sergeant with the Kern County Sheriff's Department Citizens Service Unit, an organization he's been involved with since 1994. He regularly patrols the unincorporated areas of Tehachapi and volunteers and large community events such as the Kern County Fair.
A dedicated husband of 38 years, father to three daughters and grandfather to five grandchildren