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File #: 22-161    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Memo Status: Passed
File created: 3/1/2022 Departments: BOARD OF SUPERVISORS DISTRICT 3
On agenda: 3/8/2022 Final action: 3/8/2022
Title: Recommendation for the appointment of Desiree LaBeaud to the Mosquito and Vector Control District, representing At-Large community, for an initial term ending December 31, 2025.
Sponsors: Don Horsley

Special Notice / Hearing:                         None__

      Vote Required:                         Majority

 

To:                      Honorable Board of Supervisors

From:                      Supervisor Don Horsley, District 3

Subject:                      Appointment to the Mosquito and Vector Control District

 

RECOMMENDATION:

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Recommendation for the appointment of Desiree LaBeaud to the Mosquito and Vector Control District, representing At-Large community, for an initial term ending December 31, 2025.

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BACKGROUND:

The Mosquito and Vector Control District’s mission is to safeguard the health and comfort of the citizens of this District through a planned program to reduce mosquitoes and other vectors.  Appointments to Vector Control District Boards are dictated by the California Health and Safety Code, Section 2020-2030. 

                                                                                

DISCUSSION:

Under California Health and Safety Code, Section 2020-2030, all appointments begin on the first Monday in January and shall be for a term of two or four years. 

 

Desiree LaBeaud will be serving a 4-year term to a seat formerly held by Claudia Mazzetti, who passed away. A professor at Stanford University, Desiree LaBeaud has an expertise in epidemiology and infectious diseases with a unique background in studying mosquito-borne viral diseases. She will offer a specialized contribution, combined with her personal interest in community service, that will benefit the San Mateo County Mosquito and Vector Control District.

 

FISCAL IMPACT:

None.