|First District Supervisor|
|San Bernardino County|
About Brad Mitzelfelt
San Bernardino County First District Supervisor Brad Mitzelfelt serves the interests of citizens living in San Bernardino County, California. Entrusted with the largest county district in the contiguous United States, Brad Mitzelfelt represents the cities of Adelanto, Apple Valley, Barstow, Hesperia, Needles, Twentynine Palms, and Victorville, three national parks, and five military bases. Recently, Brad Mitzelfelt assumed the position of Vice-Chairman of the County Board of Supervisors. He represents the county on more than 30 separate boards and commissions.
Currently re-elected to a four-year term of office, Brad Mitzelfelt is keenly aware of the county’s need for jobs in a changing economy. Brad Mitzelfelt immediately went to work securing hundreds of millions of dollars’ worth of construction projects and was a moving force behind the Jerry Lewis High Desert County Government Center, the $20-million LEED-certified county services building in Hesperia. Brad Mitzelfelt also secured needed funds from the solar energy industry to offset costs for providing fire, rescue and other services in remote areas.
Brad Mitzelfelt is the Immediate Past President of San Bernardino Associated Governments, the County's transportation commission, in addition to his appointment to the Southern California Association of Governments Regional Council. As SANBAG President, he initiated the council of governments’ first-ever General Assembly, during which he signed the first Countywide Vision Statement on behalf of the agency, the county and its 24 cities.
Brad Mitzelfelt has increased gang suppression and intervention and child predator controls as well as fire protection. He has expanded parks, libraries, and museum facilities. He also helped establish Victor Valley College’s School of Aviation Technology at the Southern California Logistics Airport. Brad Mitzelfelt was recognized by the National Association of Counties for expanding a program that checks the immigration status of inmates in county jails to remote areas, and he recently convinced county administration to start checking the immigration status of county employees and county contractor employees.
Having earned a certificate in economic development management from the University of California Riverside Extension, Brad Mitzelfelt also earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business and Management from the University of Redlands. A former Staff Sergeant in the U.S. Marine Corps, Brad Mitzelfelt earned a Combat Action Ribbon during Operation Desert Storm in Kuwait.
A married father of one, Brad Mitzelfelt lives with his family in Wrightwood.