Jim Holmes was elected to the Placer County Board of Supervisors in 2004. He is currently serving his 4th term. He represents the 3rd District, an area that includes a portion of North Auburn, Ophir, Newcastle, Penryn, Loomis and the majority of Rocklin.
An Auburn native with more than 29 years of experience as a business owner, Jim has been dedicated to community service throughout his adult life, serving on multiple boards and commissions including the Auburn Union Elementary School District Board, the Placer Consolidated Fire Protection District Board, the Auburn Area Chamber of commerce, and the Boys & Girls Club of Auburn. A founding member of both the North Auburn Municipal Advisory Council and the Highway 49 Business Association. Jim also serves on the board of the Auburn Area Salvation Army and the Gathering Inn.
Known by many as “The Face of the Foothills”, Jim can be found out in the community, chatting with locals welcoming visitors to the area, and keeping tabs on community issues. As a fifth-generation resident, Jim went to local schools, graduating from Placer High School and Sierra College, and went on to earn a bachelor’s degree in political science from Humboldt State University. He and his wife Pat have two daughters, Stacy and Amy, a son, John, and granddaughters Amber, Mandy, Lyla, and Mia