Fair Oaks, California , United States
|Last Modifed||Summer Intern|
Oct 16, 2004 10:05am
|Info||County Supervisor/Businessman |
After graduating from Sacramento's Encina High School, Roger Niello attended the University of California at Berkeley for his undergraduate studies, then completed his graduate studies at the University of California at Los Angeles.
Roger worked as a Certified Public Accountant from the fall of 1971 through the spring of 1974. He joined his family's business at the Niello Auto Group in 1974 and spent the next 25 years running retail automobile dealerships with his family partners.
Elected to the Sacramento County Board of Supervisors in 1999, Roger has served Sacramento County in numerous capacities. Roger serves on the Boards of the Criminal Justice Cabinet, Sacramento Area Council of Governments (SACOG), Sacramento Metropolitan Air Quality Management District, the Sacramento Transportation Authority (2002 Chair), the Sacramento Cable Commission, the Sacramento Area Flood Control District (SAFCA), the Sacramento County Water Agency, the Sacramento County Sanitation District, the Sacramento County Regional Sanitation District, the Regional Transit Board, the Sacramento Library Authority (2003 Chair), the Folsom-Sacramento-El Dorado Transportation Corridor Joint Powers Authority, the Sacramento Solid Waste Authority and the Yolo-Sacramento Port Commission.
Prior to becoming an elected official, Roger was very active as a volunteer in the Sacramento community.
Roger resides in Fair Oaks, California with his wife Mary. They have five children: Matthew, age 32, Eric, 29, Kevin, 27, Lisa, 26 and Patrick, 19.
Sources: California Republican Party, SmartVoter.org, candidate campaign website