Bob Smith Biography

Employment Background:
• Two seasons with California Division of Forestry as a firefighter
• Served 27 years with SB Sheriff’s as Deputy, Detective
• Prior SWAT
• Prior Resident Deputy in Baker for two years
• Prior Officer of the Year
• 8 years Narcotic Division
• Prior President of Air Smuggling Investigators Association
• Prior President of National Police Rodeo Association
• 7 years with Board of Supervisors as Field Rep, Senior Field Rep and District Director
• Retired with 34 years with SB County
• Two years as Field Rep/Senior Field Rep with California State Assembly for the 34th District.
Prior Board member for :
• Victorville Transit Authority
• Morongo Basin Transit Authority
• One 2 One Mentors
• Alternate: Victor Valley Economic Development.
• PAL (Police Activity League) Board Member
• Prior Board of Trustee member for Silver Valley School District
• Prior Board of Trustee and two time Board President for Summit Leadership Academy School Board.
• Prior member of the Barstow Police Department: Chief’s Advisory Council
• Prior member of Dr. Fisher & Dr. Thomas Advisory Boards for SB CO Superintendant of Schools
• Prior Assistant Chief and Fire Commissioner for the Yermo/Calico Fire District.
• Current Commissioner for the SB County LAFCO (Local Area Formation Commission) for Special Districts Alternate.
• Current Community Liaison for First District Supervisor Brad Mitzelfelt for the San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors
• Current Board Member Emeritus for the Summit Leadership Academy School Board.
• Current President of the Yermo Community Service District.
• Lt.Col with United States Air Force Aux, Civil Air Patrol
• Current President and Founder of the Barstow Area Republican Caucus.
• Current Presidential Appointee to the Selective Service Board as Board President.
• Current Fire Chief for the Yermo/Calico Fire District.
• Current member of Rotary.
• Current member of the Blue Knights (law enforcement motorcycle club)and founder of the Victorville Chapter
• Lifetime member of International Police Association.
• Member of Sons of the American Revolution
• Lifetime member of the NRA.

• Resident of Yermo, Silver Lakes and Snowmass, Colo.
• Retired: SB County 34 years
• Father of four
• Husband to Deborah Harris
• Grandfather to four grandchildren
• Born in San Gabriel, CA

• Pilot
• Motorcycle-cross country
• Skier