Supervisor Warren Slocum: Host
Prez, SMC Board of Supervisors. Swam Alcatraz Escape. Albania Election Observer. Father, Vet, dog/coffee lover – transportation & affordable housing champion
San Mateo County Supervisor and Board President Warren Slocum represents the 4th District which includes East Palo Alto, east Menlo Park, Redwood City, and the unincorporated community of North Fair Oaks. Warren has a passion for public service and improving the lives of people. He believes that one person really can make a difference and he is focused on the issues of housing, youth, and veterans, an advocate for the use of technology to serve the public and committed to transparency and accountability in government.
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).
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, the Bay Area Air Quality Management District (BAAQMD), 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.
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.
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.