Ron Bryant was appointed to the West Side Recreation and Park District Board Tuesday by the Kern County Board of Supervisors.
Bryant, the superintendent of the Taft City School District, will replace another superintendent on the five-person board. He was nominated by Fourth District Supervisor David Couch and appointed by the entire board.
Roland Maier, the superintendent of the Cuyama Joint Union School District, had to resign earlier this year because he moved out of the district.
Maier is a former TCSD principal and administrator.
Maier had served on the board since since Feb. 28, 2006.
He recently moved to the Cuyama Valley.
Bryant's term will expire on Jan. 26, 2014.
Bryant, Robert Wayne and Ron Orrin are appointed by the county.
Bill McPherson and John Swearengin are city appointees.