Board of Supervisors — County Administrator
Board Appoints Sandy Regalo as County Administrator
June 7, 2024

Stockton, CA – At its meeting on June 4, 2024, the San Joaquin County Board of Supervisors named Sandy Regalo as County Administrator, following her interim appointment that began on March 26, 2024. The appointment was made unanimously in closed session and reported out in their meeting on Tuesday. Ms. Regalo’s contract will be negotiated and brought back to the Board for approval at a future public meeting.  

“The Board of Supervisors is pleased to make Sandy’s position as County Administrator permanent. In the time that she has been serving as our Interim CAO, her communication, cooperation, and collaboration has been transformative to the County and our relationships with other local governments,” commented Chairman Miguel Villapudua. “We appreciate her leadership, her character, and her willingness to work alongside staff and elected officials alike to achieve the best possible outcomes for the County and its residents.”

Ms. Regalo has served in various roles in the San Joaquin County Administrator’s Office for the last ten years, including as an Assistant County Administrator, Chief Deputy County Administrator, and Senior Deputy County Administrator. Prior to coming to San Joaquin County, she served 10 of her 15 years in management roles in neighboring Stanislaus County.

“I want to thank the Board of Supervisors for their continued support and for this opportunity to serve,” stated Ms. Regalo. “As a long-time resident, I am excited to lean into this new role and responsibility to work with the Board of Supervisors and lead the County staff. In partnership with our Board, staff, and community, I am committed to building a strong and resilient community, with long-term sustainability so San Joaquin County remains a remarkable place to live, work, and play.”

“I appreciate Sandy’s wealth of experience, especially as we look at difficult fiscal years ahead driven by the State budget crisis,” Vice Chair Paul Canepa added. “I am confident that she will give us the best possible advice and direction on how to navigate the County through these budget challenges while keeping our commitment to local taxpayers.”

Ms. Regalo lives in Ripon with her spouse where they raised their two children. A long time County resident, she enjoys spending time with family and friends. Ms. Regalo holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management. The County Administrator implements the financial, budgetary, and legislative decisions made by the Board, and advises the Board on fiscal and budgetary matters.



Katie Albertson,
Public Information Specialist
Phone: 209-468-2351