Chief Administrative Office

The Chief Administrative Office is responsible for implementing the policy directives of the Board of Supervisors and managing the day-to-day operations and functions of County Government. The Chief Administrative Office includes the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO), the Assistant Chief Administrative Officer (ACAO)/Chief Operating Officer (COO) and a small support staff.


Helen N. Robbins-Meyer
Chief Administrative Officer

Donald F. Steuer
Assistant CAO/ Chief Operating Officer


County Administration Center
1600 Pacific Highway, Room 209
San Diego, CA 92101
Phone: (619) 531-5880
Fax: (619) 557-4060



The 2018-2019 Annual Report is now available. can be viewed online and is also optimized for mobile devices.

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