|Member of the San Diego County Board of Supervisors|
|Assumed office |
|Mayor of San Marcos, California|
|Alma mater||San Diego State University (B.S.)|
Education and Career
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.
Desmond was elected mayor in 2006 and re-elected in 2010 and 2014 without opposition. 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.
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