Mike Van Houten has lived in Bakersfield for nearly ten years, a transplant from Merced, California. He joined Alia Corporation in 1979, having served as a Senior Restaurant Area Supervisor for the last 20 years. Alia Corporation is the Parent company of 37 McDonald’s Restaurants in Central California from Merced to Bakersfield. Mike holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting.
Mike became a Westchester Kiwanis Club member in 2017. In October of 2017, Mike became the Vice President of the Club. In October of 2018, Mike became the President-Elect. Mike is currently the President for Westchester Kiwanis for the 2019-2020 term.