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County of Santa Clara Board of Supervisors Appoints Lynn Regadanz to Serve as Clerk of the Board

SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CALIF.—The County of Santa Clara Board of Supervisors appointed Lynn Regadanz to the position of Clerk of the Board, effective Tuesday, April 9, 2013.  Regadanz served as the Interim Clerk of the Board since April 23, 2012.     
“Lynn has ably served as the Interim Clerk of the Board and has proven that she is the right person for the job,” said Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors President Ken Yeager.  “She is a capable administrator and dedicated public servant.”    
As Clerk of the Board, Regadanz has oversight of the office’s five divisions, including Board Operations, Assessment Appeals, Boards and Commissions, Records Management, and Administrative Services, as well as the supervision of 31 employees and a $7 million budget. 
“I am appreciative of having this opportunity to continue supporting the Board of Supervisors,” said Regadanz.  “My goal is to help facilitate an efficient operation and easy access for the public to participate in meetings and on Boards and Commissions.” 
The office provides administrative support to the Board of Supervisors as-a-whole, and advisory commissions.
Large scale projects include oversight of the countywide agenda management system, and as the official repository of County records, the office has responsibility for converting into electronic format a total of 5 million documents dating back to 1865.
Prior to serving as Interim Clerk of the Board, Regadanz was a Division Manager with day-to-day management of the assessment appeals and board operations units, including the preparation and distribution of agendas, summaries of proceedings, and meeting minutes for the Board of Supervisors’ meetings and policy committee meetings.
Before joining the County and the Clerk of the Board’s office in 1998, Regadanz spent four years as the Assistant County Clerk-Recorder and Acting Court Executive Officer for the County of San Benito, responsible for day-to-day management of staff in the offices of the County Clerk Recorder and Superior Court, and managing a $2 million budget.
Regadanz earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Management from the University of Phoenix.  She is a member of several professional organizations including the California Clerks of the Board of Supervisors Association (CCBSA), California Association of Clerks and Elections Officials (CACEO), CACEO Legislative Committee and the National Association of Professional Women.
Regadanz, a San Jose resident, has been married to her husband Ross for 23 years.
The position pays $137,003.15 annually.
About the Office of the Clerk of the Board
The Office of the Clerk provides support to the Board of Supervisors and information to the public. Duties include ensuring attendance at all regular and special meetings of the Board of Supervisors, Assessment Appeals Board, and 39 advisory boards, committees, commissions, and authorities. The State Code, County Charter and County Ordinance Code mandate that the Office of the Clerk is to ensure proper noticing, agenda preparation, processing and maintenance of official records of all actions taken, writing and maintaining minutes, and other activities. The Clerk's Office also provides professional office support for the Board of Supervisors and the various boards and commissions of the County and also receives and processes applications, permits, petitions and appeals to the County and coordinates the volunteer effort of the public information booth in the main lobby of the County Government building.
Media Contact: Gwendolyn Mitchell/Laurel Anderson, Office of Public Affairs, (408) 299-5119
Posted: April 10, 2013