Jim Desmond, 58, is an American politician and served as the Mayor of San Marcos, California. Desmond was elected Mayor in 2006 and re-elected in 2010 and 2014 without opposition. A veteran of the U.S. Navy, Desmond served as Mayor while concurrently working as a pilot for Delta Air Lines since 1986. In 2018 he was elected to the San Diego County Board of Supervisors.
He has been part of the Kiwani's club.
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