County Executive Office


The Clerk of the Board

The Clerk of the Board is a Division of the County Executive Office. The Clerk of the Board provides a range of services to the Public, the Board of Supervisors and County Staff. The Office of the Clerk of the Board employs 6 full-time staff who are responsible for the following program areas - Board of Supervisors, Assessment Appeals, Roster of Board member Appointed Boards, Commissions and Committees and for the maintenance and publication of the Santa Barbara County Code. In addition, The Clerk of the Board serves as Clerk to the Santa Barbara County City Selection Committee, the Fire Appeals Board, the Assessment Appeals Board and the Indian Gaming Committee.

The Clerk of the Board Office is responsible for providing legislative support services for the Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors. The Clerk's office is responsible for assisting the Chair of the Board and the County Administrator in the management of the Board of Supervisors meeting schedule and calendar; for the preparation of the Board Meeting Agenda and "Agenda Packets" which contain the Staff reports and associated materials to be considered at each meeting; and for the codification and publication into the County Code of all legislative acts approved by the Board. In addition to the preparation of the weekly agenda of the Board of Supervisors, the Clerk of the Board is responsible for the Action Summary - the written record of actions taken by the Board at each meeting.

You may contact the Clerk of the Board at our offices located at 105 E. Anapamu Street, Room 407, Santa Barbara CA, 93101; by calling (805) 568-2240; by faxing (805) 568-2249, or by e-mailing the Clerk of the Board at


Mission Statement

"The Clerk of the Board is committed to providing professional service to the public; of ensuring the integrity and accessibility of the public record; of facilitating the accurate and timely presentation of information to the Board of Supervisors, County departments and the public through the agenda process; to promoting public participation in local government and to supporting the adopted Mission, Goals and Programs of the Board of Supervisors"

Clerk of the Board of Supervisors Staff 



Michael Allen, Chief Deputy Clerk of the Board

Russ Barker, Deputy Clerk 
Records Management & Processing

Robert Cohen, Deputy Clerk 
Assessment Appeals

Chelsea Lenzi, Deputy Clerk 
Agenda Coordinator

Jacquelyne Alexander, Deputy Clerk
Office Administration

 Kaitlin Esquer, Deputy Clerk 
Office Administration

Araceli Velasco, Deputy Clerk
Board of Supervisors


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