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November 8, 2016 — California General Election

Butte CountyCandidate for Board of Supervisors, District 5

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Doug Teeter

County Supervisor District 5
12,093 votes (58.05%)Winning
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • To ensure efficient and effective public safety; fire, sheriff, roads and emergency management services
  • Vote only for balanced fiscally conservative budgets
  • Protect our valuable water and agricultural lands. Make decisions that promote business and tourism.



Profession:Small Business Owner and current District 5 Supervisor
California Licensed Professional Fiduciary, Self Employed (2009–current)
Residential Property Manager, Self-employed (2005–current)
Supervisor, 5th District, Butte County Board of Supervisors — Elected position (2013–current)
Member, Butte County Resource Advisory Committee - Plumas National Forest — Appointed position (2010–current)
Board Member, Butte County Fire Safe Council — Appointed position (2012–current)
Board Member, Rural County Representatives of California — Appointed position (2012–current)
Treasurer, Paradise Pines Property Owners Association — Elected position (2010–2012)
Paralegal, John Rank, Esq. (2005–2008)
Mechanical engineer designing optical based scientific instruments, Various employers (1992–2005)


San Diego State University Bachelors of Science, Industrial Technology (1992)
Paradise High School (1985)

Community Activities

Volunteer, past officer, Paradise Elks (2010–current)
Member, Paradise Chamber of Commerce (2016–current)
Volunteer, Bare on the Ridge, Magalia Beautification Association, PPPOA Greenbelt Committee, Butte Creek Cleanup Days, Paradise Dutch Oven Cookoff (2012–current)



  • Moved to Paradise in 1977
  • Graduated from Paradise High School - 1985
  • Seasonal Forest Firefighter - 1990 and 1991
  • Earned a Bachelor of Science Degree from San Diego State University - 1992
  • Designer of technology products in the Bay Area - 1992 to 2005
  • Paralegal for an estate planning attorney in Paradise - 2005 to 2008
  • Property Management - 1998 to current
  • Licensed Professional Fiduciary, providing financial and personal management services to seniors, disabled persons, and children - 2009 to current.
  • Butte County Supervisor, District 5 - 2013 to current.  Chair of the Board 2014 and 2015
  • My wife and I live in Paradise raising our daughters, age 7 and 6 


Who supports this candidate?

Featured Endorsements

  • Butte County Deputy Sheriff's Association
  • Butte County Deputy District Attorney's Association

Organizations (1)

  • Butte County Farm Bureau

Elected Officials (2)

  • Kory Honea, Sheriff Butte County
  • Tim Taylor, Superintendent Butte County Office of Education

Individuals (3)

  • Jerry Smith, Sheriff Butte County (Ret.)
  • George Morris, Cal Fire and Butte County Fire Chief (Ret.)
  • Henri Brachais, Cal Fire and Butte County Fire Chief (Ret.)

Videos (3)

— October 16, 2016 Paradise Citizens Alliance

Dear Voter

The link goes to YouTube, please compare my interview to my competition.

Being prepared and educated on the issues is extremely important to me!

I hope you agree.

Sincerely, Doug Teeter

— October 16, 2016 Butte County League of Women Voters

Forum with all initial candidates.  Primary election resulted in a runoff of the top two candidates.

— October 23, 2016 Paradise Citizens Alliance

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