Barry Jantz : Chief Executive Officer

Barry Jantz

Chief Executive Officer


Barry Jantz was appointed as Chief Executive Officer in September 2004, after having been a community relations consultant handling the District’s annual grants program. Past experience includes financial services manager at Kaiser Permanente, and as district chief of staff to California Assemblyman Jay LaSuer. Jantz was a member of the La Mesa City Council from 1990 to 2006, and is the current chairman of the East County Economic Development Council. His educational background includes journalism and political science at Grossmont College and San Diego State University.