Bernard Bowler is a retired executive and corporate and nonprofit board member. After graduating from Loyola Marymount University, Mr. Bowler held the following positions: Officer in the United States Air Force for five years, a manager for Pacific Telephone Company and a 32-year career as an executive with IBM. He has served on several corporate boards as a director, including US Bank of California, Sutter Health (Central Division), and the Sacramento Metro Chamber (Chairman). He served on the Sacramento State University Trust Foundation Board as Chairman. Mr. Bowler was a member of the Sacramento County Grand Jury and selected by the Judge to be the Foreman. He served as a Commissioner on the WSCUC Senior Colleges Accreditation Commission from 2005-2011 and was Chair of the Audit Committee. He recently completed an appointment on the Sacramento County Civil Service commission (2007-2013). He also has served on the St. Anthony Parish Finance Council (2001-2012) and is currently serving on the Sacramento Diocese SUCCEED school Board.