Encinitas

One year in: County Supervisor Kristin Gaspar named chairwoman of board

One year in: County Supervisor Kristin Gaspar named chairwoman of board

In 2017, San Diego County District 3 Supervisor Kristin Gaspar was sworn into office, becoming the youngest woman ever elected to the board of supervisors. This month, Gaspar will become the new chairwoman of the board. Below, the former mayor of Encinitas reflects on her first year in office:

How has your life changed since becoming supervisor?

As mayor, I represented 63,000 people and as supervisor nearly 650,000. I also went from a $110 million dollar budget to over $5 billion at the county. There has obviously been a big learning curve, but I have really enjoyed touring my new district and meeting so many great people. I also feel fortunate working with...

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