Board Members

Bob Van Gilder, President Judy Morris, Clerk Pat Kernan, Member MIke Barreno, Member Gene Wooden, Member

Gene Wooden
Gene Wooden

Gene Wooden was appointed as a board member to the Camino Unified School District Board of Trustees in June 2014 and began serving a full term in January 2015. He proudly serves the students and families of CUSD, including his grandchildren.

Professionally, Mr. Wooden has enjoyed 36 years as a commercial printing and marketing expert.

A partner in New Era Development, LLC, and former CEO and President of 4 Color Press, Inc., from 1984 to 2009, Mr. Wooden brings an important business skill set and perspective to his work with CUSD.

For more than 40 years, Mr. Wooden has volunteered in leadership positions with the Boy Scouts of America. From 1978 to 1980, Mr. Wooden was Chairperson for the Placer County Young Republicans and from 2013 to 2014 chaired the Continuity Committee on the El Dorado County Civil Grand Jury.

Graduating from California State University Sacramento, Mr. Wooden’s degree in liberal studies and a multiple subject teaching credential offers an excellent backdrop to his service as a Camino board member.

Judy Morris
Judy Morris

Judy and her family have loved living in the outstanding community of Camino for over 26 years. Her children attended and graduated from Camino School. Judy has served over 19 years on various boards of education and has served on countless non-profit boards of directors throughout our community. With children's issues and education being her life's focus, Judy considers it to be a great honor to be involved at the board level with the Camino Union School District. She looks forward to the progress and accomplishments of a bright future for the entire school community.

PATRICK J. KERNAN
Pat Kernan

Patrick J. Kernan joined the Firm of Kingsley Bogard LLP as Of Counsel in 2011. His experience includes working for Patton Martin Sullivan LLP as Of Counsel in litigation support to his client base, while continuing his independent general practice of the Law Offices of Patrick J. Kernan. Prior to that, Mr. Kernan was a Partner and Shareholder at Riegels Campos & Kenyon LLP, and engaged in the practice of transactional law, with primary focus on real estate and land use issues, employment, intellectual property, health law, sports and entertainment law, and commercial finance. Mr. Kernan has also worked at Hoge, Fenton, Jones & Appel, Inc. as a Shareholder in the 46-person law firm based in San Jose, of which he was the founding Managing Partner of the Pleasanton office that was a general business practice, with focus on finance, real estate and land use, commercial finance, health law, intellectual property transactions, and general corporate practice. In addition, Mr. Kernan has served as outside general counsel to ValleyCare Health System. Mr. Kernan is also affiliated with the Board of Trustees of the Camino Union School District and the California Association of Large Suburban School Districts, and served on the Pleasanton Unified School District Board of Trustees for 14 years.

Mr. Kernan graduated with a B.A. in History and Political Science from St. John’s University in Collegeville, Minnesota, and a J.D. from William Mitchell College of Law in St. Paul, Minnesota.