Courtney Carter is the Executive Secretary for the Bakersfield College Foundation and its Executive Director Tom Gelder. She provides secretarial and administrative support to the BC Foundation and BC staff. With more than 15 years of experience in the administrative field, Courtney brings a unique set of abilities along with her. Her quick skill building, exceptional reliability, and impeccable customer relations make her a key member of the Foundation team. Born and raised in Kern County, Courtney is a proud graduate of Bakersfield College with an Associates of Science in Environmental Horticulture. Her hobbies include traveling near and far, photographing and exploring traveled locations, spending time with her family and friends, and shooting cannons, mortars, and other firearms. She recently became the Captain of the BC Cannon Crew and is elated to be holding up this proud tradition for the BC Football team. She would like to remind the world to keep smiling and always be kind! You never know when a random smile or ‘hello’ will brighten someone’s day.
“Without the guidance and support from the amazing faculty and staff at Bakersfield College, I would not have the opportunities I have today. I am forever grateful for the time I spent, and continue to spend, at BC.”