Chairman
San Diego Association of Governments

Jack Dale has been active in local government and community service organizations throughout San Diego County for three decades. Currently, he is a member of the Santee City Council and chair of the Board of Directors for the San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG).

Councilmember Dale has served on the Santee City Council since 1986, including two terms as mayor. He was most recently re-elected in 2012. Concurrent with his service on the City Council, Dale has been a regional leader. For the past 19 years, he has served as chair, first vice chair, and second vice chair on the SANDAG Board, and as chair of the agency’s Transportation Committee. His leadership at SANDAG helped to ensure the construction and ultimate completion of State Route 52 through Santee. In his current role as SANDAG chair, Dale represents the regional planning and transportation agency at important community events and conferences. Dale’s political career began earlier when he was elected treasurer of the Board of Directors of the Padre Dam Municipal Water District. He served on the water district board between 1985 and 1986.

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