SUPERVISOR DIANNE JACOB

COUNTY OF SAN DIEGO

Contact: Steve Schmidt, 619-206-9108

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NEWS RELEASE

1/7/2014

 

SUPERVISOR JACOB NAMED 2014 BOARD CHAIRWOMAN

 

Supervisor Dianne Jacob on Tuesday (1/7) was named chairwoman of the county Board of Supervisors, marking the fifth time she has been selected for the high-profile post.

She will deliver the State of the County address on Wednesday, Jan. 29, at the County Operations Center, 5520 Overland Ave., San Diego. The event is set to begin at 11 a.m.

The board on Tuesday unanimously voted to name her to the year-long post. She is only the second San Diego County supervisor in modern times to serve at least five times as chair.

Supervisor Greg Cox concluded his term as chairman on Tuesday. Supervisor Bill Horn is this year's vice-chairman, while Supervisor Dave Roberts is chair pro tem.

Jacob was first elected to the board in 1992. She represents District 2, which spans most of the eastern two-thirds of the county. The district includes more than 50 communities and cities, including La Mesa, Poway, El Cajon, Spring Valley, Ramona, Campo and Julian.