Salvatore Giametta - Chief of Staff

As Chief of Staff, Sal Giametta is responsible for the overall management and day to day operations of Supervisor Ron Roberts’ office.

Prior to joining Team Roberts in August of 2009, Sal was vice president of public affairs and communications for the San Diego Convention & Visitors Bureau. Working at the bureau from December 1992 to March 2009, Sal was primarily responsible for media, community and government relations. He served as the organization’s principal spokesperson and liaison to local civic, business and community groups.

Widely recognized for his extensive contributions to San Diego’s visitor industry, Sal is the 2008 recipient of the San Diego County Hotel-Motel Association’s prestigious Gold Key Award.

Before joining the bureau in December of 1992, Sal served as a top aide to former San Diego Mayor Maureen O’Connor. His areas of responsibility included downtown redevelopment and service as the mayor’s liaison to environmental groups, arts organizations and the tourism industry.

Sal has served on the boards of numerous community and civic organizations including the Downtown San Diego Partnership, Little Italy Association, San Diego Workforce Partnership, San Diego Film Commission, Cabrillo National Monument Association, and the San Diego Press Club. He currently serves as a mayoral appointee to the city of San Diego’s Board of Library Commissioners.

The 2004 recipient of the San Diego Press Club’s award for outstanding contributions in the field of public relations, Sal is a San Diego native and a graduate of San Diego State University where he double-majored in Journalism (emphasis in public relations) and Political Science.



Assessor /Recorder/Clerk
California Retirement Association
Centre City Advisory Committee
Centre City Development Corporation
Chief Administrative Office
Clerk of the Board
County Budget
County Counsel
District Four Budget
District Four Office Administration
Finance and General Government
Intergovernmental Relations
Labor Issues
North Embarcadero
Overall Legislative Strategy
Port of San Diego
Registrar of Voters
San Diego Convention & Visitors Bureau
San Diego County Hotel-Motel Association
San Diego County Lodging Industry Association
San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce
San Diego Regional Economic Development Corporation
Treasurer-Tax Collector
Tribal Issues

Boards and Commissions:

Centre City Advisory Committee
Civil Service Commission
Downtown San Diego Partnership
Grand Jury
Retirement Board



Contact Information

Mailing Address:

1600 Pacific Highway, Room 335
San Diego, CA 92101

Phone: (619) 531-5544