Meet your Supervisor

Doug Chaffee

Supervisor
,
Fourth District

Supervisor Doug Chaffee was elected the Orange County Board of Supervisors, Fourth District in November of 2018. The Fourth District includes the Cities of Brea, Fullerton, La Habra, Placentia, most of Anaheim, part of Buena Park, and unincorporated communities. Supervisor Chaffee sits on several boards, commissions, and committees which are:

Regular Member:

  • First 5 Children and Families Commission
  • Fullerton Arboretum Joint Powers Authority
  • One Water, One Watershed (OWOW)
  • Orange County Local Remote Access Network
  • Orange County Parks Foundation
  • O.C. Sanitation District Board of Directors & Operations Committee
  • O.C. Transportation Agency Board of Directors & Regional Planning & Highways committee
  • Santa Ana River Flood Control Protection Agency
  • Transportation Corridor Agency-Foothill Eastern
  • 2020 Census Ad Hoc Committee
  • Placentia Enhanced Infrastructure Financing District Ad Hoc Committee

 

Alternate:

  • CalOptima
  • Emergency Management Council
  • Southern California Regional Rail Authority (Metro link)
  • Orange County Community Corrections Partnership
  • Orange County Criminal Justice Coordinating Council
  • Orange County Juvenile Coordinating Justice Council
  • Southern California Association of Governments

 

Prior to his election, Doug Chaffee twice served as Mayor of the City of Fullerton and served as a Councilmember for a total of 6 years. While serving on the City Council, Doug Chaffee made addressing homelessness, open space and affordable housing his priorities. Doug Chaffee is a long time public servant serving on several community organizations.

Past Community Activities:

  • City of Fullerton, Investment Advisory Committee
  • Chairman, Fullerton Redevelopment Oversight Committee
  • Fullerton City Council Representative on Homelessness
  • Fullerton City Council Representative on Coyote Hills Preserve
  • Member, Sierra Club
  • Member, Fullerton Sister City Association Board of Directors
  • Member, Arboretum Joint Powers Authority
  • Member, Friends of Jazz
  • Supporter, North Orange County YMCA
  • Supporter, All the Arts for All the Kids
  • Supporter, Boys and Girls Club of Fullerton
  • Member, Chamber of Commerce
  • Member, California State Bar Association
  • Member, Alumni Association, California State University, Fullerton
  • Vice Chair, Fullerton Planning Commission
  • President, Fullerton Sunrise Rotary Club
  • President, United Way of Fullerton
  • Director and Secretary, United Way of Orange County
  • Chair of the Board and co-founder, Western Youth Services
  • Member, Pathways of Hope Advisory Committee
  • Served, on a pro bono basis, as legal counsel to Pathways of Hope
  • Member, U. of Redlands Parent’s Council and Alumni Assoc. Board of Directors
  • Member, Save The Fox Blue Ribbon Finance Committee
  • Member, St. Jude Hospice Committee
  • Member, Visiting Nurse Association Bioethics Committee
  • Director, Muckenthaler Cultural Center Board of Directors

Doug Chaffee is a longtime Fullerton resident, graduating from Fullerton Union High School in 1961. Doug Chaffee earned a B. A .in Economics from the University of Redlands in 1965 and a JD from the Northwestern University School of Law in 1968. Doug Chaffee has been practicing law in the City of Fullerton for over 50-years. Doug Chaffee has been married to his wife, Paulette, for 42 years, and they have two sons and one grandson.