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SUPERVISOR GREG COX

EDUCATION

San Diego State University, San Diego, California M.A., 1977 B.A., 1970
 

EXPERIENCE

  • Supervisor, First District, San Diego County Board of Supervisors (1995-Present)
  • President, Cox & Associates (1992-1995)
  • Executive Director, San Diego County Disposal Association (1992-1995)
  • Deputy Director for Local Government, Governor’s Office of Planning and Research (1991-1992)
  • Executive Director, South County Economic Development Council (1990-1991)
  • Mayor, City of Chula Vista (1981-1990)
  • City Councilman, City of Chula Vista, California (1976-1981)
  • Dean of Activities, Bonita Vista High School, Chula Vista, California (1972-1982)
  • Teacher, Montgomery Junior High School, San Diego, California (1971-1972) 

 

CURRENT GOVERNMENT INVOLVEMENT

  • San Diego County Board of Supervisors’ Subcommittees:
    • California State Association of Counties
    • San Pasqual Academy 
    • Polinsky Children’s Center 
    • Schools 
    • Summit on Aging 
    • County Administration Center Waterfront Park
    • County Administration Center Building Occupancy
    • Affordable Housing Solutions Ad Hoc Subcommittee
    • Child and Family Strengthening Advisory Board
  • California State Association of Counties (1998 – Present); Past President (2005), President, CSAC Finance Corp.
  • National Association of Counties, President
  • California Coastal Commission (2013 – 2016)
  • San Diego County Regional Airport Authority (2010 – Present)
  • San Diego Association of Governments: Seat 2 Alternate; Bayshore Bikeway Committee; Borders Committee; Public Safety Committee; Transportation Committee, First Alternate.
  • Otay Valley Regional Park Policy Committee, Chairman (1988 – 1990, 1995 – Present)
  • San Diego Regional Building Authority, Member (1998 – Present)
  • Tobacco Securitization JPA – San Diego
  • Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCO), Alternate (1998 – Present)
  • San Diego Metropolitan Transit Development Board (MTDB), Alternate Member, Board of Directors (1985 – 1990, 1995 – Present)
  • Joint Exercise of Powers Agreement (JEPA) Policy Committee (Otay Ranch) (1998 – Present)
  • San Diego Workforce Partnership Inc., Policy Board
  • Unified Disaster Council, Chair
  • Urban Counties of California

PAST GOVERNMENT INVOLVEMENT

  • National Ocean Council Governance Coordinating Committte (2015-2017)
  • League of California Cities (LCC), President (1987 – 1988), Board Member (1984 – 1989), Committee Chairman, San Diego County Division, President (1985 – 1986), Member, Executive Committee (1981 – 1990)
  • Chairman, First Five Commission (2014)
  • San Diego Unified Disaster Council, Chairman (1998, 2008, and 2013)
  • Commission on State Mandates (1991 – 1992)
  • Regional Revenues Advisory Committee, Member (1990)
  • California Energy Commission, Local Jurisdiction Advisory Committee Member (1987 – 1990)
  • San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG), Alternate, Board of Directors, Member, Board of Directors, (1981 – 1990), Member, Executive Committee (1981 – 1990), Member, Policy Advisory Committee, Commercial Airport Site Selection (1988 – 1990), Vice Chairman, Proposition "C" Blue Ribbon Task Force (1988-1990), Regional Growth Management Review Board (1989 – 1990)
  • California Council of Governments (CALCOG), Board of Directors (1988-1990)
  • California Energy Commission, Local Jurisdiction Advisory Committee Member, Board of Directors (1987-1990)
  • South Coast Organization Operating Transit (SCOOT), Operators of Chula Vista Transit, Chairman (1984 – 1990), Member, Board of Directors (1979 – 1990)
  • San Diego Regional Transportation Commission (SDRTC), Member, Board of Directors (1998-1990), Chairman, Highway Development Subcommittee (1998-1990)
  • Charter Review Panel, County of San Diego, Member (1984-1985)
  • San Diego Transit Corporation, Member, Board of Directors (1974 – 1975)
  • Chula Vista Parks & Recreation Commission, Member (1973-1976), Commission Chairman (1973-1974)

 

PAST AND PRESENT COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

  • ARC of San Diego
  • Bonita Kiwanis, Honorary, Member (1997 – present)
  • Bonita Optimist Club, Member (1975-present)
  • Chula Vista 75th Anniversary Committee, Honorary Chairman (1985 – 1986)
  • Chula Vista Boys’ and Girls’ Club (1986 – 1988)
  • Chula Vista Chamber of Commerce, Board of Directors (1992 – 1995)
  • Chula Vista Chamber of Commerce, President-elect (1995)
  • Chula Vista Charitable Foundation, Founder, 2008
  • Chula Vista Elks Lodge, Member (1981 – present)
  • Chula Vista Jaycees, (1971-1988), Fiesta de la Lune General Chairman (1973), President (1975-1976)
  • Chula Vista Kiwanis, Honorary Member (1981 – 1990)
  • Chula Vista Rotary, Honorary Member (1981 – 1990)
  • Coastwalk San Diego (2013 – present)
  • Living Coast Discovery Center, Founder 1987
  • MTDB Transit Finance Advisory Task Force (1994 – present)
  • Nautical Heritage Society (operators of the Tall Ship Californian), Member, Board of Directors
  • Pacific Commerce Bank, Member, Board of Directors (1995 – present)
  • San Diego Blood Bank, Member, Ten Gallon Donor
  • South Bay Family YMCA (1993 – present)
  • South Bay Family YMCA Sustaining Membership Campaign (1983 – present)
  • South Bay Family YMCA, Member, Board of Management (1990 – present)
  • South County United Way Campaign, Chairman (1983)
  • South County United Way, Member, Board of Directors (1983 – 1988)
  • Sweetwater Valley Civic Association, Member (2018-Present)
  • Veterans Home of Chula Vista Support Foundation, Member, Board of Directors (1999 – present)

 

CIVIC RECOGNITION
 
  • Exceptional Support to Community Organizations Based in Poor Communities, Barrio Station (2020)
  • Padrino Award, Casa Familiar (2019)
  • Mabuhay Foundation, Lifetime Achievement Award (2018)
  • San Diego Chapter of Mental Health America, Mental Health Leadership Award (2017)
  • Circulate San Diego, Golden Footprint Lifetime Achievement Award (2016)
  • South County Economic Development Council, Marilyn Lassman Lifetime Achievement Award (2016)
  • Aguinaldo Foundation Maharlika Award (2016)
  • Girls & Boys Clubs of Greater San Diego, "Lifetime Achievement Award" (2016)
  • American Planning Association, National “Planning Advocate Award” (2015)
  • Outdoor Outreach, Lead the Way Award, (2015) 
  • groundwork San Diego, Award of Appreciation for restoring and preserving Chollas Creek Watershed (2015)
  • Casa Familiar/San Ysidro Community, “Special Thanks for Your Support” (2015) 
  • Bonita Optimist Club, “Certificate of Appreciation” (2015)
  • Coastwalk California/Coastal Conservancy, “California Coastal Trail Champion Award” (2015)
  • Barrio Station, Outstanding Contributor Award (2015) 
  • Technology Training Foundation of America, Outstanding Leadership Award (2015)
  • Hazel’s Army, Distinguished Legislative Service Medal (2015)
  • California Chapter of the American Planning Association, “Planning Advocate Award” (2014)
  • San Diego Section of the American Planning Association, “Planning Advocate Award” (2014)
  • I Love a Clean San Diego, “Clean San Diego Honoree” (2014)
  • Logan Heights Veterans Memorial, “Supporter Award” (2013)
  • San Ysidro Health Center, Health Hero Award (2013)
  • MANA de San Diego, “Thanks for Support” (2013)
  • Aguinaldo Foundation, “Special Recognition Award” (2013)
  • Philippine American Business Improvement & Development District “Starblazer Award” & “Benigno Aguino Yellow Ribbon Awardee” (2013)
  • PTE – Hope Inc., “Thank You for Advocacy in Diversity & Cultural Understanding” (2013) 
  • San Ysidro Health Centers, “Health Hero Award” (2013)
  • Logan Heights Veterans Memorial (2013)
  • National Association of County Parks and Recreation Officials (NACPRO), “Outstanding Public Official" (2012)
  • CSAC, “President’s Award” (2012)
  • Chula Vista Chamber of Commerce, “Presidents Award” (1994)
  • Daughters of the American Revolution, “Excellence in Community Service Award” (1994)
  • South Bay Family YMCA, “Chair Award” (1994)
  • Chula Vista Rotary, “George Cornell Community Service Award” Paul Harris Fellow (1991)
  • Chula Vista High School, “Hall of Fame” (1990)
  • Chula Vista Star News, “Newsmaker of the Year” (1990, 1988, 1983)
  • Nautical Heritage Museum, “Volunteer of the Year” (1989)
  • Vista Hill Hospital’s, “Vista Award for Vision and Leadership” (1989)
  • San Diego County School Boards Association, “Hall of Fame” (1985)
  • South Bay YMCA, “Service to Youth Award” (1985)
  • San Diego Magazine, “San Diegans to Watch” (1984, 1983)
  • Chula Vista Chamber of Commerce, “Outstanding Citizens Award” (1984)
  • Theta Chi Fraternity San Diego Alumni Association, “Distinguished Service Award” (1982)
  • California Jaycees, “Five Outstanding Young Californians” (1982)
  • Chula Vista Jaycees, “Distinguished Service Award” (1982, 1973)
  • CAPF Chefs & Champions for Kids, “Child Advocate Champion”
  • Otay Mesa Chamber of Commerce, “Spirit of the Border”
  • San Diego Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, “Thank you for Viva el Mariachi! Festival”