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Posted on: January 9, 2024

Board of Supervisors Installs New Leadership

2024 County Supervisors Leadership

Supervisors Federal D. Glover and Candace Andersen are taking on new leadership roles for the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors in 2024. During the January 9, 2024, Board meeting, Supervisor Glover was sworn in as Chair and Supervisor Andersen as Vice-Chair of the Board of Supervisors. 

District 5 Supervisor Federal D. Glover, who represents Hercules, Rodeo, Crockett, Martinez, Bay Point, Pacheco, Clyde, Pittsburg, and parts of Antioch and Marsh Creek, is the Board’s first and only African American Supervisor. He was elected to the Board in 2000, served four previous terms as Chair, and is the fourth longest-serving Supervisor in California. Supervisor Glover announced that he would retire at the end of his current term in December 2024, thus ending six consecutive terms as the District 5 supervisor. 

District 2 Supervisor Candace Andersen represents Alamo, Blackhawk, Canyon, Danville, Diablo, Lafayette, Moraga, Orinda, Rossmoor, San Ramon, Tassajara Valley, and parts of unincorporated Walnut Creek. She was first elected to the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors in June 2012. She ran unopposed in 2016, 2020, and once again has no opponent in the March 2024 election. Supervisor Andersen currently sits on 28 local and regional boards and commissions addressing planning, land use, transportation, pensions, mental health, healthcare, reuse and recycling, economic development, and public safety. 

Supervisors Glover and Andersen will lead the five-member elected body that sets the direction of County government and oversees its $5.5 billion budget to serve the 1.2 million residents of this diverse East Bay county with a “AAA” bond rating. 

View press release:  https://www.contracosta.ca.gov/DocumentCenter/View/81570/Board-of-Supervisors-Installs-New-Leadership-News-Release-192024

Los Supervisores Federal D. Glover y Candace Andersen asumirán nuevos roles de liderazgo para la Junta de Supervisores del Condado de Contra Costa en 2024. Los supervisores Federal D. Glover y Candace Andersen asumirán nuevos roles de liderazgo para la Junta de Supervisores del Condado de Contra Costa en 2024. Durante la reunión de la Junta de hoy, el Supervisor Glover prestó juramento como presidente y el supervisor Andersen como vicepresidente de la Junta de Supervisores. 

El Supervisor Federal del Distrito 5, D. Glover, que representa a Hercules, Rodeo, Crockett, Martinez, Bay Point, Pacheco, Clyde, Pittsburg y partes de Antioch y Marsh Creek, es el primer y único supervisor afroamericano de la Junta. Fue elegido miembro de la Junta en 2000, sirvió cuatro mandatos anteriores como presidente y es el cuarto supervisor con más años de servicio en California. El supervisor Glover anunció que se jubilaría al final de su mandato actual en diciembre de 2024, poniendo así fin a seis mandatos consecutivos como supervisor del Distrito 5. 

La supervisora del Distrito 2, Candace Andersen, representa a Alamo, Blackhawk, Canyon, Danville, Diablo, Lafayette, Moraga, Orinda, Rossmoor, San Ramon, Tassajara Valley y partes de la zona no incorporada de Walnut Creek. Fue elegida por primera vez para la Junta de Supervisores del Condado de Contra Costa en junio de 2012. Se postuló sin oposición en 2016, 2020 y una vez más no tiene oponente en las elecciones de marzo de 2024. El supervisor Andersen actualmente forma parte de 28 juntas y comisiones locales y regionales que abordan la planificación, el uso de la tierra, el transporte, las pensiones, la salud mental, la atención médica, la reutilización y el reciclaje, el desarrollo económico y la seguridad pública. 

Los supervisores Glover y Andersen encabezarán el organismo electo de cinco miembros que establece la dirección del gobierno del condado y supervisa su presupuesto de $5.5 mil millones para servir a los 1.2 millones de residentes de este diverso condado del Este de la Bahía con una calificación de bonos “AAA”. 

Ver comunicado de prensa: https://www.contracosta.ca.gov/DocumentCenter/View/81570/Board-of-Supervisors-Installs-New-Leadership-News-Release-192024

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