Civil Service Commissioners


W. Dale Bailey -- Retired Minister; Administrator, Rotary International of Southern California; former member - San Diego County Charter Review Panel, Juvenile Delinquency Commission, Lemon Grove City Council, MTDB, California Regional Coastal Commission, SANDAG, FEMA Local Board; past president - United Way East County Board, Helix High School PTSA, East County Ministerial Association, Boys & Girls Mental Health of San Diego, La Mesa Rotary Club; Retired Chaplain, San Diego County Sheriff's Department. Former Coach, Football East County High Schools and Youth Baseball; enjoys music, golf, flying, photography and travel.




Armando Y. (A.Y.) Casillas -- Retired-Rohr Industries Inc., Administrator Corporate Policies; former member Governing Board Chula Vista Elementary School District, past member San Diego County School Board Association, past member Executive Board of Directors South Bay YMCA, past Chair Otay Valley Road Project Area Committee, former Executive Director National Alliance of Business San Diego & Imperial Counties, former member City of Chula Vista Veterans Advisory Committee, and earned a business degree from the University of Redlands.





Mark Nelson -- Regional Vice-President, Director of Issues Management, Sempra LNG.  Member of Government Affairs Committee of the San Diego Zoological Society; Board Member and Executive Committee Member, San Diego County Taxpayers Association; Board Member, UCSD Economic Leadership Council; and Chair of The Oversight Board.  Former President of the American Lung Association of San Diego and Imperial Counties; finalist "Outstanding Young Citizen" Award; Vice-Chairman of the "Committee of '89" – a committee overseeing the grand opening of the convention center; Member of San Diego Technology Council and Regional Technology Alliance; City of San Diego Urban Form Workshop; Board Member and Treasurer, San Diego Junior Theatre; Board Member and Treasurer of LEAD San Diego; Board of Directors, San Diego Data Processing Corporation; Member of the City of San Diego Charter Review Commission.


Commissioner Ira Sharp

Ira Sharp -- Attorney and former small business owner, St. Louis, Missouri and Washington, DC. Current Service: Commissioner, San Diego County Civil Service Commission; City of Del Mar, CA Traffic and Parking Advisory Committee, Chairman; Del Mar Foundation, Vice President; Del Mar Foundation, Grants Committee, Chairman; Chairmen’s Roundtable, Mentor. Graduate of Columbia University School of Law and Washington University.





Commissioner Peter B. Smith

Peter B. Smith -- Partner at Ekard Smith & Associates, and Member of the County of San Diego Audit Committee.  Former Director of the County of San Diego Capital Asset Leasing Corporation (SANCAL), longtime Manager/Chief Administrative Officer of the Rancho Santa Fe Association, Manager of Operations at the Rancho Santa Fe Golf Club, Independent Consultant specializing in client relationships with the Resolution Trust Corporation, and worked in the banking industry in San Diego County for 15 years.  Graduated from San Diego State University with a degree in Finance, and the Pacific Coast Banking School at the University of Washington.