Kathleen Haff campaigned on moving the county forward in becoming broadband friendly, initiating long-range fire preparedness planning and transparency in taxpayer spending. Taking office in January 2021, Haff replaced retiring Supervisor John Gray.
Supervisor Haff has a degree in Criminal Justice Administration from San Jose State University. In 1986, Kathleen and her first husband moved to Tuolumne County with their two children. They later moved to Oregon and in 2000 moved back to Tuolumne County. She became a social worker with county Child Welfare Services, was promoted to Human Services Agency Analyst and the Senior Analyst in the County Administrator’s Office by 2007. In 2011 she retired, and created a consulting business. From 2011 – 2017 Kathleen managed TPPA as the Deputy Director.
Kathleen is married to Bob Haff, a CPA and partner of Carlson & Associates they tend their “Haff n Haff Farm,” with an assortment of 40 fruit and nut trees, 13 raised beds, a goji berry patch and a small zinfandel vineyard. They are fledgling winemakers, enjoy summer kayaking, participate in ethnic dinner parties and love the great outdoors.
District 4 includes: Groveland, Pine Mountain Lake. Big Oak Flat, Moccasin, Chinese Camp, Lake Don Pedro Area, Rancho Poquitos, Standard, East Sonora, the Junction and Curtis Creek Ranch. Features in District 4 include Standard Park, Sierra Railroad, Sierra Pacific Industries, Sierra Pacific Industrial Park, Lake Don Pedro, Pine Mountain Lake Airport, 58% of Yosemite National Park and Hetch Hetchy Reservoir.