Board of Supervisors



Meet the Board of Supervisors members and find your Supervisor using the Merced County Elected Officials Mapping Tool.

Conozca a los supervisores y encuentre su Supervisor usando el Condado de Merced Instrumento del Oficiales Electos.

General Information

Merced County is governed by a five-member Board of Supervisors.  Each member is elected from the district in which he or she resides.

Board members serve a four-year terms, with elections occurring every two years for alternate districts.

A chairman is elected annually to preside over the Board meetings and exercise leadership for the Board.

Merced County is a general law county that must operate within the provision of California State Law.


  • Appoint members to the Board Commission, Committees, and Advisory Boards
  • Appoint department heads, except elected officials and those appointed by the County Executive Officer
  • Adopt an annual budget
  • Exercise policy review and oversight of County programs and functions
  • Serve as an appellate body for personnel actions and planning and zoning appeals