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Leadership Delivering Results for our Water

     About Josie

  • 35 years as a trusted business leader & community advocate in the South County:

    • President of the Mexican American Business & Professional Association, works tirelessly to deliver services to communities once overlooked or neglected.

    • Decades of community board experience with South County Economic Development Council, South County Chambers of Commerce, Sweetwater Valley Civic Association, Bonita Optimist, Living Coast Discovery Center, Scripps Mercy Board of Advisors, Live Well San Diego Leadership Team, and Community Housing Works.

  • 30 years of bi-partisan advocacy in an ever-changing water infrastructure market:

    • Highly regarded by policy makers, business leaders, water engineers and contractors

    • An advocate for local small business, Josie spent her professional career producing results for our region.  She’s a leader who will listen and act.

    • Brings together public and private sector partners to develop infrastructure projects that create good-paying jobs and improve communities.

  • A proven consensus-builder who gets things done:

    • Reached community consensus on the SR-125 alignment - protecting the Sweetwater Regional Park and routing the roadway around Bonita and Sunnyside​

    • With Supervisor Greg Cox facilitated $32 million in community enhancements including - $7 million state-of-the-art ballpark, expanded Summit Regional Park Campground and Day Park, improved and extended Sweetwater Valley’s biking, hiking and equestrian trails and signature equestrian bridge

    • Josie is a leader who listens and acts​​

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"I have worked all my life with the strong believes that hard work, dedication and commitment to tasks will get the job done. Ideas can only be measured by the actions you take. In addition to building a successful business and establishing financial independence, I have devoted my life to efforts that have helped those less fortunate and helped build stronger and healthier communities”.

- Josie Calderon-Scott

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