District Three Staff

(L to R): Lynda Ruiz, Itica Milanes, Anthony George, Supervisor Kristin Gaspar, Dustin Steiner, Christi Knight, Melanie Woods, Corrine Busta

District 3 Staff Assignments

Dustin Steiner

Chief of Staff

  • Auditor/Controller
  • Chief Administrative Office (CAO)
  • County Counsel
  • Clerk of the Board
  • California State Association of Counties (CSAC)
  • Human Resources
  • Legislative Affairs
  • Office of Strategy & Intergovernmental Affairs
  • National Association of Counties (NACo)
  • Port Authority
  • Retirement Board

Itica Milanes

Communications Director

  • Accolades
  • Adjournment
  • External Communications
  • Media Relations
  • Newsletters
  • Social Media
  • Telecommunications
  • Website Maintenance

Christi Knight

DCOS/Director of Policy and Strategy

  • Courts
  • Disabled Persons
  • Disaster Preparedness
  • District Attorney
  • Education
  • First 5 Commission
  • Health & Human Services
  • Housing/Community Development/CDBG
  • Immigration/Border Issues
  • Medical Examiner
  • Military/Veterans
  • Probation
  • Public Defender
  • Sheriff
  • Escondido

Anthony George

Policy Advisor/Community Representative/Special Projects

  • Assessor/Recorder
  • Biotechnology
  • Community Events Coordinator
  • Community Outreach
  • Constituent Correspondence/CCRM
  • County Car Maintenance
  • Economic Development
  • Emergency Medical Services
  • Fire
  • General Services
  • Intern Coordinator
  • Office of Emergency Services
  • Public Safety with Christi Knight
  • Registrar of Voters
  • Special Projects
  • Inland Communities: Carmel Mountain Ranch, Mira Mesa, RPQ, Scripps Ranch, Rancho Bernardo, Tierrasanta

Corrine Busta

Community Representative/Policy Advisor/District Office

  • Community Enhancement Program
  • Data Entry
  • Document Control
  • Economic Development
  • Libraries (including Law Library)
  • Mail Processing
  • Military/Veterans
  • Neighborhood Reinvestment Program (NRP)
  • Proclamations
  • Treasurer/Tax Collector
  • Coastal Communities: Carmel Valley, Del Mar, Encinitas, Solana Beach, University City

Melanie Woods

Land Use Advisor

  • Agriculture, Weights and Measures
  • Animal Services
  • APCD
  • Airports
  • Energy
  • Environmental Health
  • Fire - Land Use
  • Historic Sites
  • LAFCO
  • Parks and Recreation
  • Planning and Development Services
  • Public Works
  • SANDAG
  • Sewer
  • Solid Waste
  • Transit
  • Tribal Issues
  • Vector Control
  • Water
  • Planning Groups

Lynda Ruiz

Executive Scheduler and Office Manager

  • Appointments Boards/Commissions
  • Certificates
  • Office Management
  • Reception
  • Scheduling