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 Technology Office
Mayors & City Managers
Retirement Board (SDCERA)
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
Community Meetings and Events
Department of Environmental Health
Economic Development & Tourism
Flood Control Districts
Housing & Community Development
Mobile Home Issues
Proclamation and Certificate Presentations
Registrar of Voters
Revenue & Recovery
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.
Proclamation & Certificate Presentations
Support Administrative Duties
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.
Assist with Constituent Letters
Board & Commission Appointments
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.
Community Enhancement Funds
Emergency Medical Services
General Services - County Facilities
Meth Strike Force
Neighborhood Reinvestment Funds
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.
Certificates and Proclamations
Directions to Events
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.
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.
Criminal Justice System
Human Trafficking & CSEC
Indian Affairs, Casinos, etc.
Public Works, Roads, Highways
Office of Emergency Services
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
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
Wednesday Land-Use Agenda