Registrar of Voters, Joseph Holland

Joe Holland

Joe Holland, the Santa Barbara County Clerk, Recorder, Assessor and Registrar of Voters, was first elected to the office in March 2002. He began a successful career in the Assessors Office in 1984 when he took a position as a Real Property Appraiser. Joe has a Bachelor's Degree in Business Economics and a Masters Degree in Economics—both from UC Santa Barbara. He graduated from the UCLA Executive Program at the Anderson School of Business in 2001, and also holds the designation of Certified Public Finance Officer. Active in the community, Mr. Holland serves as a volunteer board member on the FEMA Emergency Food and Shelter Program. A resident of Santa Barbara County since 1978, he and his wife Kathy live in Goleta and have three grown children Scott, Bridget and Michelle.

Joe Holland

Professional Experience

  • County Clerk, Recorder and Assessor, Registrar of Voters 2003 to present
  • Business Division Manager County Clerk, Recorder and Assessor1999 to 2003
  • Project ManagerCapital Financing Project - County Administrator's Office1998 to 1999
  • Assessment SupervisorCounty Clerk, Recorder and Assessor1994 to 1999
  • Real Estate Appraiser I - IIISanta Barbara County Assessor1984 to 1994

Professional Licenses and Certificates

  • License: Real Estate Broker, State of California, Since 1994
  • Certificate: Certified Public Finance Officer - CPFO, Government Finance Officers Association (GFAO)
  • Certificate: Advanced Appraiser for Property Tax Purposes, CA State Board of Equalization
  • Certificate: Appraiser for Property Tax Purposes, CA State Board of Equalization

Education

  • Masters Degree — Economics — 1987 University of California, Santa Barbara
  • Bachelors Degree — Business Economics — 1981 University of California, Santa Barbara

Professional Education and Training

  • UCLA Executive Program — Class of 2001, UCLA - Anderson School of Business
  • Leadership Santa Barbara County — Class of 2001
  • Sanford Leadership Academy — 1998
  • Certificate of Completion: Dr Deming Quality Enhancement Seminar — 1995
  • Certificate of Completion: Managerial/Supervisory Skills - UCSB — 1991

Related Experience

  • California Association of Clerks and Elections Officials — President 2018 to 2020
  • California Association of Clerks and Elections Officials — Board Member 2005 to 2018
  • Friendship Center — Board Member 2017 to present
  • Chairman — Emergency Food and Shelter Program for FEMA 2003 to present
  • Santa Barbara County United Way — Board Member 2008 to 2015
  • Courthouse Legacy Foundation — Board Member 2005 to 2010
  • Central Southern California Assessors Association — President 2008 to 2009
  • United Way Allocations Committee — Chairman 1992 to 2001
  • United Way Allocations Committee — Member 1990 & 1991
  • United Way — Fund Distribution Tash Force 1992 & 1993
  • UCSB Economic Forecasting Seminar — Presenter 1990 & 2018