Supervisor Kristin Gaspar of the San Diego County Board of Supervisors represents the Third District. She is the youngest woman ever elected to the board. Prior to becoming a Supervisor, Kristin was an Encinitas City Council Member and went on to become the first elected Mayor in that city. She also served as President of the Encinitas Rotary Club.
In her first year as Supervisor, Kristin partnered with Supervisor Dianne Jacob on the “Alzheimer’s Project” and again for the launch of the “Seniors in Crisis” initiative. Both increased funding for research and issues affecting caregivers.
Kristin was also instrumental in providing funding for new technology that will improve early detection of wildfires in areas of the County that are most prone to wildfires.
She is the first elected official from San Diego County to meet with the President of the United States in strategy sessions regarding local and state issues.
Kristin attended Arizona State University where she earned a Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism. She and her husband, Paul, have three children and live in Encinitas.