Shon Harris
Vice Mayor Harris

Shon Harris
Mayor (2023 - 2024)
Term expires: November 2024
Phone: (530) 822- 4602
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Mayor Harris is a fourth generation Yuba City resident. He began his extensive public service career in 1984 which, in addition to a rewarding career providing for the safety of the public, has provided him with significant local and state government experience.  He joined the California Highway Patrol (CHP) in 1995 and has steadily promoted through the ranks. In December of 2017, he retired at the rank of Captain while serving as the Commander of the Yuba-Sutter Area CHP office.

Shon served as President of the Golden Gate Bridge Security Coalition and a member of the California Governor’s Security Detail.  Mayor Harris holds Associates, Bachelors, and Masters degrees in Criminal Justice Administration in addition to many hours of continuing education on a variety of topics including leadership, and public agency management. In addition to public safety, Mayor Harris' priorities for 2024 include economic viability, homelessness, roads, and improving/preserving our unique quality of life in Yuba City.

Mayor Harris has three grown children and four grandchildren. He enjoys traveling, filmmaking, hiking, quality time with family, and volunteer opportunities in the community. He is a member of the Yuba City Masonic Lodge, Rotary Night Club, and Moose Lodge.  He is a licensed foster parent and serves as a board member for the local Trauma Intervention Program. 

Mayor Harris represents Yuba City on the following Boards and Commissions:

2024 Council Assignments