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BOB ELLIOTT - District 5

Term of Office: January 2017 - December 2020

Legislative Assistant:
          Scott Tyrrell
          Phone: 209-468-0181

Bob Elliott
County Supervisor, District 5

Bob Elliott grew up on a farm near the city of Osborne in the great plains of north-central Kansas. He was class valedictorian and Student Council President of his high school, and went on to graduate in the top 5% of his class at the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York.

He served his country for 30 years in the United States Army, and retired as a Colonel of the US Army Special Forces (the Green Berets.) While in the Army, he served as Deputy Commander of the 1st Special Warfare Training Group, as Commander of the 4th Special Operations Support Command (Theater Army) (Airborne), and served on diplomatic assignments at the U.S. Embassies in Tokyo, Japan, and Seoul, Korea.

After retiring from the Army, Bob joined General Electric Company and served in a variety of positions with various GE affiliates in the company’s nuclear energy and Homeland Protection businesses. He subsequently served as a program manager for Westinghouse Electric Company in the company’s nuclear energy business.

Bob is a resident of Tracy and is active in the community. He currently serves as Board Vice Chairman of the Tracy Hospital Foundation, is a Board Member of Give Every Child A Chance, and is a past president of the Tracy Sister City Association. He is also a member of American Legion Post 172, VFW Post #1537, the Tracy Breakfast Lions Club, the West Side Pioneer Association, Tracy Elks Lodge No. 2031, and the Chambers of Commerce in Tracy and Manteca.

Bob and his wife Debbie have three daughters: Judy, Kathie and Erika, two sons-in-law: Glyn and Scott, and eight grandchildren: Huw, Kyle, Anna, Evan, Kara, Kallie, Ryan, and Sophia.

Bob was first elected to the San Joaquin County Board of Supervisors on November 6, 2012, and was sworn in on January 7, 2013. He was re-elected in 2016 and is currently serving his second term. He represents the Fifth Supervisorial District, which covers portions of south San Joaquin County, including Tracy, Mountain House, half of Manteca, a portion of Lathrop, and associated unincorporated areas. Prior to his service on the Board of Supervisors, Bob served on the Tracy City Council from December 2010 until December 2012.

Bob’s priorities as Supervisor, 5th District, are to enhance public safety, promote economic development to improve our local economy and bring family wage jobs to our county, protect our agricultural industry, and ensure fiscal responsibility in our County financial affairs.


Bob received his Bachelor of Science degree from the U.S. Military Academy, and a Master of Arts degree in National Security Affairs from the Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, California.

Throughout his career in the United States Army, he received numerous awards in recognition of his outstanding achievements and leadership, including the Defense Superior Service Medal, Legion of Merit, Defense Meritorious Service Medal with oak leaf cluster, Meritorious Service Medal with oak leaf cluster, NATO Medal, Korean Order of National Security Merit Samil Medal, Special Forces Tab, Ranger Tab, Master Parachutist Badge, SCUBA Diver’s Badge, and various other awards and decorations.

 Bob Elliott

Board of Supervisors

44 North San Joaquin Street
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Stockton, CA 95202
Phone: (209) 468-3113
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