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Supervisor John Hidahl

District 1


(530) 621-5650; (800) 491-6642; Tahoe: (530) 573-7955, ext 5650; El Dorado Hills: (916) 358-3555, ext 5650


A fifth-generation Californian, John Hidahl has lived in El Dorado County since the late 1970s. He served for more than three decades on the El Dorado Hills Water District board and the El Dorado Hills Area Planning Advisory Committee, plus more than two decades on the El Dorado Hills Community Council, as well as other local boards and commissions. A literal rocket scientist, according to his LinkedIn page, Hidahl spent 31 years at Aerojet and 10 years at Northrop Grumman. 

Hidahl represents the community of El Dorado Hills. He works out of two offices:
330 Fair Lane,
Placerville, CA 95667. Phone: (916) 358-3555, ext 5650.

First elected: November 2016

Day job: Chairman of Hidahl Inc. (aka Hidahl Ranch) in California’s Central Valley.

Alma mater: California State University Sacramento (MBA); California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo (bachelor’s degree, mechanical engineering).

Notable quote: “My personal motto is ‘service before self.’” (Source: Mountain Democrat)

Committee, board and commission assignments: Abandoned Vehicle Abatement Services Joint Powers Authority, California Identification Remote Access Network Board, California State Association of Counties, Capital Southeast Connector Joint Powers Authority, Human Rights Commission, Local Agency Formation Commission, Sacramento-Placerville Transportation Corridor Joint Powers Authority, Transit Authority, Transportation Commission.

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