| || |
|John Vasquez - Supervisor District 4|
Supervisor John M. Vasquez was elected to serve as Supervisor for the 4th District in November 2002. John took his oath of office on January 7, 2003. The district he represents covers Vacaville west of Peabody Road up to Marshall Drive, north of Marshall Drive to Nut Tree Road and then west of Interstate 80 to the Yolo County line, Dixon and the unincorporated area north of Midway to the Yolo County line.
John graduated from Vacaville High School. As a youth he worked in the farming industry and the family business. Currently he is a co-owner of the family business, Vasquez-Deli. He gained much of his practical knowledge through real-life experiences; learning from his peers as a retail clerk, as a laborer on the Alaska Pipeline and fellow community leaders. In addition, John served with the California and Alaska National Guard.
John has spent his lifetime as a community servant, both publicly and privately, serving as the youngest Vacaville City Councilman for four years and as Administrative Assistant to former Supervisor Bill Carroll. His community involvement includes Trustee of the Vacaville/Elmira Cemetery District for 17 years, a member of both Vacaville and Fairfield/Suisun Chambers of Commerce and a volunteer for several community action committees including The United Way, Farm Bureau, Native Sons of the Golden West, Vacaville Fiesta Days Participant (El Rancho Vasquez - 39 years straight), member of the Friends of the Solano County/Dixon May Fair and former trustee of the Vacaville Museum.
John is married to the former Shelli Huffman and is the father of three daughters and one son. He is the son of Nicha and John Vasquez of Vacaville and the oldest of the four Vasquez sons.
Of major importance to John is the preservation of agriculture, public safety, transportation, veterans and economic development throughout Solano County. In addition, happy, healthy and safe children in Solano County are a necessity.