D3 Management Staff
Chief of Staff, Vanessa McCarthy-Olmstead
Special Assistant, Iris Joy Austin
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Dear Residents of District 3,
I am deeply humbled and honored to serve as your representative on the Sacramento County Board of Supervisors. As a lifelong resident of District 3 and a fifth generation Sacramentan, I am passionate about our community. District 3 is unique because it is composed primarily of urban unincorporated areas. As a result, we rely heavily on the County to provide municipal services. District 3 is also one of the most diverse supervisorial districts in California, and it will take our collective efforts to address the complex challenges we face. Please consider applying to serve on a Board or Commission or volunteer at one of the nonprofit organizations working to improve our community.
I hope you will not hesitate to call my office or email me to share your views, concerns, and ideas. I also encourage you to sign up for E-mail Updates and my monthly newsletter to receive the latest news about services and programs provided by Sacramento County. If you need information about services or would like to report a neighborhood nuisance issue, call 311 (or 875-4311) or report online. I look forward to working with you to make District 3 and Sacramento County a better place to live, work, and play.
Please join Supervisor Desmond at one of the next series of Community Meetings on Transportation and our roadways, OUI Ribbon Kicking Event, and Katherine Johnson Middle School.
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