Robert “Dukie” Valderrama was sworn in to represent the City of National City in January 2005. He is retired from the construction industry. He was the owner of A-D&D Drywall, Inc. and West Coast Scaffolding, Inc. Commissioner Valderrama has served on numerous public and private boards including: the San Diego County Water Board, San Diego Bowl Game Association, Southwestern College Foundation Board, South County Economic Development Committee, Artisans Insurance Ltd. and Chairman of the Risk Control Committee, California Professional Association of Specialty Contractors. He was also Chairman of the California Construction Council, the ABC San Diego Drywall Residential Insurance Council and the National City Chamber of Commerce.
Awards and Honors:
- 2017 Inaugural Ocean Connectors Leadership Award
- 2017 Maytime Band Review Grand Marshall
- 2017 Barrio Station Lifetime Achievement Award
- 2018 South County Economic Council Lifetime Achievement Award
- 2019 National City Chamber of Commerce Lifetime Achievement Award
- 2019 Southwestern College Foundation Jaguar Award