- Title:Deputy Director of Operations of San Joaquin County Public Works
Jim Stone studied Civil Engineering at the United States Military Academy at West Point and received a B.S. Degree. He also attended Stanford University and received a M.S. in Civil Engineering with a focus in Construction Management.
Jim served in the United States Army for 22 years, working as a Combat Engineer Officer, an instructor, and a project manager. Jim was the project manager for construction of a base camp in Kuwait during Operation Desert Storm, and also supervised U.S. military humanitarian, counterdrug, and disaster relief construction in the 22 nations of the Caribbean. While working in the Caribbean, Jim attended FEMA disaster response training, and was part of FEMA's response to a hurricane in Puerto Rico.
Jim retired from the Army in 2002 and went to work for the City of Manteca as a Deputy Public Works Director, supervising the water, wastewater, streets, fleet, facility, and solid waste field operations. Jim was also Floodplain Administrator for the City of Manteca and represented Manteca on the Flood Control TAC.
In 2013, Jim joined San Joaquin County Public Works as the Deputy Director for Operations.