Tim McClain - Director of Communications

Tim McClain, Communications Director for Fourth District Supervisor Ron Roberts, joined the staff in August 2009. A district resident since 1991, he is the former editor of San Diego Metropolitan magazine and North Park News and has worked in and with local media since 1982.

A familiar voice for 11 years on KPBS’ Editors Roundtable, Tim served as managing editor of the San Diego Daily Transcript in the early 1990s after originally joining the newspaper as its City Hall reporter. Other local publications where Tim has worked as a reporter or editor include San Diego Executive Magazine, The Chula Vista Star-News and the Coronado Journal.

Along with serving the media as its connection to Supervisor Roberts, Tim will represent the office at various meetings of mid-city community groups and business organizations.

He and his family live in City Heights.



County Operations Center
Information Technology
High-Tech Industry
Telecommunications Industry
Intern Coordination
Media and Publications
Medical Marijuana and Marijuana Dispensaries
News Media Relations
Waterfront Park

Air Quality

Boards and Commissions:
Air Pollution Control District
Cable Television Review Commission
California Air Resources Board

Contact Information

Mailing Address:

1600 Pacific Highway, Room 335
San Diego, CA 92101

Phone: (619) 531-5544

Email: tim.mcclain@sdcounty.ca.gov