Supervisor, Sonoma County
Supervisor Shirlee Zane has represented Sonoma County California’s Third District since 2008. Prior to taking office, Zane served as the CEO of Sonoma County’s Council on Aging, a private nonprofit corporation that provides services for seniors countywide.Zane serves as a Director for the Bay Area Air Quality Management District , Sonoma Marin Area Rail Transport (SMART) and the Sonoma County Transportation Authority/Regional Climate Protection Authority (SCTA/RCPA) .She Chaired the Solid Waste Advisory Group and serves as a Director for the Sonoma County Waste Management Agency .She has led progress at Sonoma County’s Permit and Resource Management Department, where 72% of permits are now issued the same day. Zane works and lobbies with the Sonoma County Water Agency (SCWA) to secure federal funding for County and regional water projects. Zane has been influential in building support for the San Francisco Bay Area Advanced Quantitative Precipitation Information (AQPI) project that will help water managers better manage precious water resources within our reservoirs. Zane was also instrumental in the development of a Groundwater Management Plan for the Santa Rosa Plain.