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Kirk Uhler - District 4

Supervisor Kirk UhlerKirk returned to the Board of Supervisors on Dec. 19, 2006 to fill the vacancy created after 4th District Supervisor Ted Gaines was elected to the State Assembly in November. At the Dec. 19 meeting, the four remaining board members selected Kirk from a field of five candidates who applied to serve the final two years of Gaines’ term. Kirk was sworn into office immediately after the vote.

Kirk represented the 4th District on the Board of Supervisors from 1993-96. He was only 25 years old when elected to the post, becoming the second youngest Supervisor in California history. 

Kirk has served as the District Director for a United States Congressman, responsible for all district office operations, budgeting, hiring and community outreach.

Kirk has also served as Chief Operating Officer of the Electric & Gas Industries Association. In that job, he directed the creation and development of the association’s for-profit subsidiary.  Reporting directly to the Board of Directors, Kirk had responsibility for five different business units employing more than 70 people.

Prior to joining the association, Kirk was a founding employee of, where he set up and managed the company’s national dealership network.  As Senior Director for Dealer and Industry Relations, he personally opened offices in 15 cities around the country.  Additionally, he developed vehicle-sourcing protocols that helped secure its vehicle inventory at below-market prices.  During his time at, Kirk trained and supervised approximately 200 field personnel, vehicle-locating specialists and sales staff.

Kirk has extensive media experience as well.  He is a fill-in radio talk show host for the top-rated radio station in Sacramento, and has been a newspaper columnist and a radio news reporter.

A graduate of the University of California at Berkeley, Kirk has been a Placer County resident since 1970.  He is an Eagle Scout from Granite Bay Troop 121.  Kirk and his wife, Tami, Assistant Director of Placer County Child Support Services, currently live in Granite Bay with their daughter, and son.

First Term - January 1993 - December 1996
Second Term - December 2006 – December 2008
Third Term - December 2008 - December 2012
Fourth Term - December 2012 - December 2016

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This website is a reflection of the views of District 4 Supervisor Kirk Uhler and may not necessarily reflect the views of the Placer County Board of Supervisors.

Representing Placer County

There are nearly two hundred committees and commissions involved in Placer County business. These committees or commissions may have members appointed by the Placer County District 4 Supervisor or by other Placer County officials.  Placer County officials may sit or serve as staff on committees. The committees and commissions provide information to or collect information from county residents and other interested parties including other governmental agencies. They make decisions, or provide advice and assistance to the Board or to other county decision-making bodies, county officials, or staff.

Supervisor Kirk Uhler sits on the following Boards, Committees and Commissions:

Supervisor Kirk Uhler appoints representatives to the following Placer County Boards, Committees and Commissions:

Residents of the Fourth District who are interested in applying for one of the vacant seats listed above should contact the Clerk of the Board - Committees and Commissions webpage.

Vacancies on committees and commissions can occur unexpectedly. To obtain more information on how to serve on a committee or commission, please contact the Clerk of the Board.