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District 4 - Dick Monteith
Dick Monteith was born in Los Banos, CA and spent his early years attending Merced and Stanislaus County public schools, graduating from Turlock High School. He continued his education at Menlo College and Stanford University, graduating with a B. A. Degree in Sociology.
Soon after graduation, Dick started a life-long career in agri-business as a partner in Monteith Tractor/Truck Company. He subsequently served in the Marketing Department of Gallo Wines and as a Sales Representative for Weyerhaeuser Company. He retired as General Manager of Sales and Distribution for Middleton Packaging prior to seeking his first elective office.
He was elected to the California State Senate, 12th District in 1994 and again in 1998 - terming out in 2002. Dick was elected to the Stanislaus County Board of Supervisors in 2007 and was Chairman of the Board in 2011.
Dick and his wife Jeanine make their home in Modesto. He has two adult sons, three adult step-daughters, and seven grandchildren. Dick and Jeanine attend Trinity Presbyterian Church. Dick serves on the board of Modesto Gospel Mission.
Took Office: January 2007
Third Term Expires: January 2019
2016 Board Committee Assignments
- Capital Facilities Committee
- City of Modesto-County Liaison Committee
- City-County 10th Street JPA Commission
- Commission on Aging
- Community Development Committee
- Solid Waste-to-Energy Executive Committee
- StanCOG Policy Board
- Stanislaus County Family Domestic Violence Coordinating Council
- Stanislaus Waste-to-Energy Financing Agency
- Tuolumne River Regional Park Committee
February 2016 Black History Month
Frank Johnson President of NAACP Modesto/Stanislaus Branch 1048 (Left) & Chairman Monteith (Right)
2016 State of the County Address
2015 Mentor of the Year Award Ceremony
Tamara Thomas (Left) & Supervisor Monteith (Right)
2015 Dale Butler Award Ceremony
CEO Stan Risen (left), Christine Ferraro Tallman (middle), Supervisor Monteith (right)
2015 Vice Chairman