Her Staff

Jeff Collins, Chief of Staff


Jeff is responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of Supervisor Jacob’s office and has over 20 years of County government experience, with a focus on improving public safety and the region’s fire protection system. He is a graduate of the University of San Diego. He and his family live in Sabre Springs. In his free time, he enjoys hockey, golf and hiking.


Board Letter Development
Chief Administrative Office
County Counsel
County Technology Office
Elected Officials
Human Resources
Mayors & City Managers
Intergovernmental Affairs
Office Operations/Personnel
Retirement Board (SDCERA)
Schedule/Correspondence Approval


Taylor Dupont, Policy Advisor


Originally from San Diego, Taylor is serving as Supervisor Jacob’s policy advisor in East County. She graduated from Miami University of Oxford, Ohio, with a bachelor’s degree in political science and a minor in entrepreneurial business. Prior to moving back to San Diego, she interned with California Representative Paul Cook and Ohio Senator Rob Portman in Washington, D.C. In her spare time, Taylor enjoys cooking, reading and hiking.


Air Pollution Control District
Animal Services
Child Support
Community Meetings and Events
Department of Environmental Health
Economic Development & Tourism
Flood Control Districts
Housing & Community Development
Military/Veteran Issues
Mobile Home Issues
Port District
Proclamation and Certificate Presentations
Registrar of Voters
Revenue & Recovery
Revitalization Programs
Sanitation Districts
Storm Water
Waste: Solid, Liquid and Hazardous
Water Authority & Water Districts

Victoria Floyd, Field Representative


Victoria, a San Diego native, serves as Supervisor Jacob’s field representative in East County. She graduated from the University of California, San Diego with a double major in political science and communications. Victoria has always wanted to work in government, and is more than happy to be making an impact on the community she grew up in. In her spare time, Victoria enjoys hiking, watching old movies, singing and spending time with her family and friends. She also is a huge fan of country music. 


Community meetings/events
Constituent Correspondence
Proclamation & Certificate Presentations
Support Administrative Duties
Support Policy/Communications

Marilu Glassman, Administrative Assistant


Marilu is often the first person that constituents come in contact with -- and it is a role she enjoys. Prior to joining the staff, she was the bookkeeper for the Oceanaire Seafood Room in downtown San Diego. She is a founding associate at Bloomingdales in Fashion Valley. She likes to spend her days off with her family and is a huge fan of her niece's band, The Marissa Grace Band, which she especially enjoys watching perform around town.


Acknowledgement Letters
Assist with Constituent Letters
Board & Commission Appointments
Congratulation Letters
Form Letters


Matthew Parr, Policy Advisor


An East County native, Matthew is the Supervisor’s point man on energy, health and social services. He earned bachelor’s degrees in history and political science from the University of San Diego, along with a master’s degree in leadership studies. Before joining the District 2 office, he worked on the athletics administration staff at USD. In his free time, he enjoys running and reading, and he volunteers with the San Diego Holiday Bowl Committee.


Alzheimer's Project
Children's Issues
Community Enhancement Funds
Emergency Medical Services
General Services - County Facilities
Health Services
Mental Health
Meth Strike Force
Neighborhood Reinvestment Funds
Senior Issues
Social Services
Sports Advisory Committee

Alice Re, Office Manager & Scheduler


As office manager and scheduler, Alice keeps the trains running on time for Supervisor Jacob. She has been with the County for more than 10 years and previously worked in the Assessor/Recorder/Clerk's Office, where she served as deputy marriage commissioner and performed hundreds of marriage ceremonies. A native of the Midwest, she likes to cook and go out to the movies.


Appointment Letters
Back-up Receptionist
Certificates and Proclamations
Directions to Events
Office Support


Steve Schmidt, Communications Advisor


Steve is a longtime East County resident and worked as a reporter at U-T San Diego for 27 years before joining Dianne’s staff in 2012. He and his wife, a public school teacher, live in Rancho San Diego and have two grown children. He likes jogging, traveling overseas and backpacking.


Jacob Journal
Media Calls
Press Releases
Social Media
Website Management


Robert Spanbauer, Senior Policy Advisor


Robert is Supervisor Jacob’s public safety specialist and he prides himself on quick, reliable and courteous responses to constituent concerns that come through the office. He is a political science graduate of San Diego State University. Outside of work, Robert is a take-no-prisoners personal fitness trainer and metalhead. His other passions include music, writing, hockey and traveling.


Border Issues
Codes Enforcement  
Criminal Justice System        
Fire Protection          
Human Trafficking & CSEC  
Indian Affairs, Casinos, etc.  
Law Enforcement      
Medical Examiner      
Public Defender
Public Works, Roads, Highways      
Office of Emergency Services          
Sex Offenders          


Adam Wilson, Senior Land Use and Policy Advisor


Adam advises the Supervisor on land-use matters, parks and recreation and other often complex issues across her sprawling, 2,000-square-mile district. He is a graduate of the University of California at Davis, where he earned a degree in political science and played intercollegiate baseball. A San Diego native, he was drafted by the New York Yankees in the 1996 amateur draft and spent a year in Germany playing professional baseball. In 2003, he joined the District 2 staff as an intern. His favorite off-hour activities include baseball, golf and traveling.


Ag. Weights & Measures
Assessor's Office
Conservation Planning/MSCP
Dead Tree Removal
DPW Land Development
Fire Recovery & Rebuilding
General Plan 2020
Goodan Ranch Policy Board
Intern/Student Worker Coordinator
Mission Trails Task Force
Parks and Recreation
Planning and Development Services
San Diego River Conservancy
San Dieguito River Park JPA
Trails Advisory Committee
Transportation Impact Fee
Treasurer/Tax Collector
Wednesday Land-Use Agenda