For the past three terms, Ed has represented the citizens of South Nevada County at the top county government level, and worked diligently on behalf of the citizens of Nevada County. He has served alongside his fellow board members to address county-wide issues of wildfire, homelessness, cannabis, and the financial stability of Nevada County.
As the Supervisor for District II serving the South County area, he helped initiate the Combie Road project, as well as the first phase of the Higgins Market commercial development. Looking ahead, he will be involved with the update of the Higgins Area General Plan, continue to prioritize and improve the safety of Highway 49, and hopes to see the completion of a successful Rincon Del Rio project.
A Nevada County native, Scofield resides in Alta Sierra with his wife, Carol, and has been working in the public and political sector for more than 40 years. In 2008, he retired as the Chief Executive Officer of the Nevada County Fairgrounds after serving in that role for 26 years. Additionally, he is a former Grass Valley City Council member, and has served as past President of the Grass Valley/Nevada County Chamber of Commerce, Western Fairs Association, and Rotary International of Grass Valley and Grass Valley South.
He is currently the treasurer of the California State Association of Counties, a member of the Nevada County Transportation Committee, the Northern Sierra Air Quality District, the Economic Resource Council and the Northern Rural Training & Employment Consortium. He has also been Chairman of the Board of Supervisors twice and has served on the budget subcommittee seven times.
“I have experience in many areas of county, state and even federal government; and I know I have the experience and passion to continue serving Nevada County and my constituents for four more years,” said Scofield. “I look forward to the opportunity to continue to represent South County as the Supervisor for District II.”