Spokane County Commissioner, District 1
Kerns is a lifelong resident of Spokane County where he attended Mead schools. He earned an Associates Degree from Spokane Community College, then transferred to Whitworth University where he received a Bachelor of Arts in Business Management and later, a Masters Degree in Business Administration.
Previously, Kerns worked for the Washington State Legislature as a Senior Legislative Assistant for State Representative Jeff Holy. He managed Rep. Holy's campaigns in 2012 and 2014, and prior to that, served in the same capacity for former State Representative John Ahern.
While in Olympia, Kerns worked in the House of Representatives for six regular sessions and gained knowledge of the legislative process and saw first hand the major role that government plays in our everyday lives.