Zack Scrivner is the Vice-Mayor of Bakersfield (County of Kern), CA, and has served on
the Bakersfield City Council since 2004. He was re-elected in November 2006.
As a Bakersfield Council Member, Zack is the Chairman of the Planning and Development
Committee, in addition to serving on the Water Board and Personnel Committee. Zack has
also served on the Legislative and Litigation Committee and Safe Neighborhoods and Community
Relations Committee. In addition, Zack is the City of Bakersfield’s representative on
the Kern Council of Governments, a county-wide regional planning organization, focusing
on transportation and air quality goals.
With transportation one of his primary policy interests, Zack served on the National
Surface Transportation Infrastructure Finance Commission, appointed by House Ways and
Means Chairman, Congressman Bill Thomas. The commission was created by the 2005 federal
highway bill, the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, and Efficient Transportation Equity Act—A
Legacy for Users, to assess future federal highway and transit investment needs, evaluate
the future of the federal Highway Trust Fund, and explore alternative funding and financing
mechanisms for surface transportation. Read more about it here.
Zack is also the District Director for California State Assembly Member Jean Fuller
(R-Bakersfield). Prior to his employment in Fuller’s office, Zack served for four years
as the Field Representative for Assembly Republican Leader, and now Republican Chief
Deputy Whip in the House of Representatives, Kevin McCarthy.
As a Republican activist, Zack has served in many capacities to grow the party and support
GOP candidates. Zack is currently the Chairman of the Kern County Republican Party, in
addition to serving as a member of the Kern County Republican Central Committee, elected
by Republican voters in the Second Kern County Supervisorial District. He is also the
National Committeeman of the California Young Republicans, Inc., and has served as the
Vice-Chair At-Large and the Finance Director of the Young Republican National Federation,
in addition to serving as Chairman of the Kern County Young Republicans.
A strong advocate for our military personnel, Zack serves on the Board of Directors
of the Kern County Wounded Heroes Fund, a non-profit volunteer organization that provides
support to wounded service members and their families.
Zack, born and raised in California’s Central Valley, is a graduate of the University
of California at Santa Barbara, with a BA in English Literature. Zack and his wife, Christina,
have two sons, Zachary (3) and Robert (1).