The County Administrator assists the Board of Supervisors to develop long-range policies to serve the County's 650,000 residents. Such policies are then implemented through various County departments. Working with 26 Department Heads, it is the County Administrator's responsibility to ensure all County operations run efficiently and effectively. The County Administrator works particularly close with the Human Resources and Labor Relations directors to maintain a relationship with various unions and associations that represent the County's 6,000 plus employees.
The County Administrator's Office is an ethical, conscientious, high-energy office. We are dedicated to managerial leadership, teamwork, and individual professional excellence. We serve as a proactive catalyst for service delivery improvement through sound business practices and innovation while viewing San Joaquin County residents as our customers. We cultivate and inspire the best in staff performance and value our employees as our greatest asset. Under the Board's policy guidance, our decisions and recommendations reflect a consultative approach to those affected to reach cost-effective results or conflict resolution. We perform the public's welfare in a climate of open communication, respect, and dignity for everyone.