John Kuelbs has been elected board vice president of Santa Ynez Valley People Helping People. In 2012, Mr. Kuelbs retired as executive vice president, general counsel and secretary of the board of directors of Teledyne Technologies. Prior to that, he was senior vice president at Raytheon Systems Co. A retired Army Colonel, Mr. Kuelbs is a previous member of the U.S. Olympic Committee’s Ethics Oversight Committee and a U.S. Industry Representative to the NATO Industrial Advisory Group. He earned his juris doctorate degree from Creighton University School of Law in Omaha. He and wife Michele have lived in Solvang for 11 years.