Supervisor Warren Slocum

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Warren Slocum was elected to the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors in November 2012 to represents the 4th supervisorial district, which includes the cities of Redwood City, East Palo and the eastern portion of Menlo Park and North Fair Oaks.

Supervisor Slocum’s top priority is to work with others to pursue effective policies of progress aimed at improving public safety, creating opportunities for youth, improving neighborhood services, expanding affordable housing, expanding mental health services, protecting our environment and championing ideas for the creation of good-paying jobs. He is particularly focused on the successful implementation of the Community Plan for the North Fair Oaks Community (its first update in 35 years), youth initiatives, transparency in government and technology initiatives.

As a member of the Board, Slocum represents the County on a number of Boards and Commissions including the Association of Bay Area Governments, the Domestic Violence Council, HOPE Interagency Council (Housing Our People Effectively), Redwood City 2020, the Workforce Investment Board, the Juvenile Justice & Delinquency Prevention Commission, the AIDS Program Community Advisory Board, the South Bayside Waste Management Authority and the North Fair Oaks Community Council.

Last year, he co-chaired the Ad Hoc Committees: the Measure A Funding Committee to allocate the voter-approved 10-year half-cent sales tax measure for the County of San Mateo.

Prior to his election to the Board of Supervisors, Slocum served as the Chief Elections Officer & Assessor-County Clerk-Recorder of San Mateo County for more than 25 years. He also served as the interim CEO of Peninsula TV for a year and a half between these elective posts.

Slocum is a Vietnam veteran and a holds a degree in History from San Diego State University. He and his wife, Maria Diaz-Slocum, a trustee on the Redwood City School District Board, their two sons (and their dog, Crockett) have lived in Redwood City for the past 25 years. The Supervisor is a technology enthusiast and loves the outdoors.

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