Jim Desmond

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Jim Desmond
Member of the San Diego County Board of Supervisors
Assumed office
Mayor of San Marcos, California
In office
Personal details
Alma materSan Diego State University (B.S.)

Jim Desmond, is an American politician, businessman, and pilot who serves as a member of the San Diego County Board of Supervisors, and previously as the Mayor of San Marcos, California.

Education and Career[edit]

Desmond earned a Bachelors Degree in Electrical Engineering from San Diego State University. He later completed the Leadership North County program at California State University San Marcos. After college, he founded Technical Standards, Inc. a technical writing company.[1]

Desmond was elected mayor in 2006 and re-elected in 2010 and 2014 without opposition.[2] A veteran of the United States 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.

Personal life[edit]

Desmond is married and has two children.[3][4][5] Desmond and his wife reside in North County.


  1. ^ "Supervisor Jim Desmond - Jim Desmond". www.supervisorjimdesmond.com. Retrieved 2019-12-03.
  2. ^ "One last wave as pols take their leave". SignOnSanDiego.com. 2010-08-13. Retrieved 2010-12-06.
  3. ^ "Re-Elect Mayor Jim Desmond - City of San Marcos". Votedesmond.com. Retrieved 2010-12-06.
  4. ^ "San Marcos candidates Q&A — City Council, mayor". SignOnSanDiego.com. Retrieved 2010-12-06.
  5. ^ MIKE PRESTON - San Marcos councilman (2009-01-27). "FORUM: San Marcos needs ethics code". Nctimes.com. Archived from the original on 2012-09-08. Retrieved 2010-12-06.

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