Mayor Pro-Tem Joan Pogon-Cord

Joan Pogon-Cord was elected on November 6, 2018 to represent District 4 in the City of Tehachapi. She ran unopposed and was sworn in for a second term on December 19, 2022 when she was also elected by her peers on the City Council to serve a two-year term as Mayor Pro-Tem.

Although new to local politics, Pogon-Cord has been heavily involved in the community for over 40 years serving as a teacher and coach at Tehachapi High School where she was instrumental in establishing girl's sports in the 1970's.

Now retired, she remains active at THS, volunteering her time to the athletic program as a game scorer and serving as a substitute teacher.
Joan Pogon-Cord