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Posted on: January 8, 2024

Napa County Board of Supervisors appoint new chair and vice chair, committee selections

NAPA, CA – In a ceremonial transition of leadership, the Napa County Board of Supervisors has appointed Supervisor Joelle Gallagher (District 1) to the position of chair and Supervisor Anne Cottrell (District 3) to the position of vice chair. Their terms will commence on January 8, 2024, and will last for one year.

Supervisor Gallagher will be entering her second year on the board.

In addition to serving on the board, Gallagher and Cottrell will serve as chair and vice chair for the following special districts:

  • Napa County Groundwater Sustainability Agency
  • Napa County Housing Authority 
  • In-Home Supportive Services Public Authority of Napa County 
  • Lake Berryessa Resort Improvement District 
  • Monticello Public Cemetery District
  • Napa Berryessa Resort Improvement District 
  • Napa County Public Improvement Corporation (president, vice president)
  • Silverado Community Services District (president, vice president)

The Board made annual appointments/reappointments of members of the Board of Supervisors to various committees, commissions, and advisory boards.

California State Association of Counties (CSAC)
CSAC – Board of Directors
Member - Ryan Gregory; Alternate – Anne Cottrell
CSAC – Administration of Justice
Member – Alfredo Pedroza
CSAC – Agriculture, Environment & Natural Resources
Member – Anne Cottrell
CSAC – Government Finance & Administration
Member – Joelle Gallagher
CSAC – Health & Human Services
Member – Joelle Gallagher
CSAC – Housing, Land Use & Transportation
Member – Ryan Gregory
Rural County Representatives of California (RCRC)Member – Anne Cottrell; Alternate – Alfredo Pedroza
Golden State Finance Authority (GSFA)Member – Anne Cottrell; Alternate – Alfredo Pedroza
Golden State Connect Authority (GSCA)Member – Anne Cottrell; Alternate – Alfredo Pedroza
National Association of Counties (NACo)Member – Ryan Gregory; Alternate – Anne Cottrell
Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG)
General Assembly
Delegate – Ryan Gregory; Alternate – Anne Cottrell
Executive Board
Member – Belia Ramos; Alternate – Ryan Gregory
Regional Planning Committee
Representative – Joelle Gallagher
Bay Area Air Quality Management District (BAAQMD)
Board of Directors
Member – Joelle Gallagher
Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC)Member – Alfredo Pedroza
San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission (BCDC)Member – Belia Ramos; Alternate – Joelle Gallagher
MCE Clean Energy Board of DirectorsRepresentative – Ryan Gregory
Napa/Solano Area Agency on Aging Oversight BoardMember – Joelle Gallagher; Alternate – Ryan Gregory
Napa-Vallejo Waste Management AuthorityMember – Alfredo Pedroza; Alternate – Anne Cottrell
North Bay/North Coast Broadband Consortium
Oversight Committee
Member – Anne Cottrell; Alternate – Ryan Gregory
North Bay Water Reuse Authority (NBWRA) BoardMember – Belia Ramos; Alternate – Joelle Gallagher
North Bay Watershed AssociationMember – Ryan Gregory; Alternate – Joelle Gallagher
Northern California Counties Tribal Matters ConsortiumMember – Anne Cottrell; Alternate – Alfredo Pedroza
Workforce Alliance of the North Bay (WANB) Governing Board
 Lake, Marin and Napa counties
Members – Joelle Gallagher, Alfredo Pedroza
Airport Industrial Area Subcommittee (AIASC)Members – Alfredo Pedroza, Belia Ramos
Climate Action Committee (CAC)Members – Joelle Gallagher, Anne Cottrell; Alternate – Belia Ramos
Emergency Medical Care Committee (EMCC)Member – Anne Cottrell; Alternate – Belia Ramos
First 5, Napa County (Children and Families Commission)Member – Joelle Gallagher
Great Wine Capitals Global Network (GWC)Representatives – Alfredo Pedroza, Joelle Gallagher
Juvenile Justice Coordinating CouncilMember – Alfredo Pedroza
Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCO)Members – Anne Cottrell, Belia Ramos; Alternate – Joelle Gallagher
Napa Child Care Planning CouncilMember – Anne Cottrell
Napa County Community Correctional Partnership Executive CommitteeMember – Joelle Gallagher
Napa County Fire Services Advisory CommitteeMember – Belia Ramos
Napa County Legislative SubcommitteeMembers – Anne Cottrell, Ryan Gregory
Napa County Mental Health BoardMember – Ryan Gregory
Napa Sanitation DistrictMember – Ryan Gregory; Alternate – Alfredo Pedroza
Napa County Treasury Oversight Committee    Member – Belia Ramos; Alternate – Ryan Gregory
Napa Valley Tourism Corporation (NVTC) Board of DirectorsMember – Anne Cottrell
Napa Valley Tourism Improvement District Local Governing CommitteeMember – Alfredo Pedroza
Napa Valley Transportation Authority (NVTA)Directors – Ryan Gregory, Alfredo Pedroza (MTC); Alternate – Anne Cottrell, Belia Ramos
Upper Valley Waste Management AgencyMembers – Anne Cottrell, Alfredo Pedroza; Alternate – Ryan Gregory
Watershed Information and Conservation Council (WICC) Board of DirectorsMember – Ryan Gregory


For more information on the Board of Supervisors (BOS), visit the BOS web page.

If you have questions, please email [email protected] or call 707-253-4111.


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