Supervisor Larry Micari represents the First District which covers the northeastern portion of Tulare County, including the communities of Exeter, Farmersville, Lemon Cove, Lindsay, Strathmore, Three Rivers, East Visalia, and portions of Kings Canyon, Sequoia National Parks, and Sequoia National Forest. He was elected to the Board of Supervisors in 2020 and sworn in on January 5, 2021.
Supervisor Micari was born and raised in Tulare. He graduated from Tulare Union High School, attended the College of the Sequoias, and received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice Management from Union Institute and University.
Supervisor Micari began his law enforcement career with the Farmersville Police Department in 1984 working on assignments in patrol, investigations, and the Tulare County Inter-Agency Narcotics Enforcement Team (INET).
In 1995, Larry joined the Tulare County Sheriff’s Office. He carried assignments in patrol, investigations, detentions, and administration; he was promoted to Sergeant in 1998 where he worked detentions, Orosi Patrol, internal affairs, and was the sergeant of the canine team and a canine handler. A promotion to the rank of Lieutenant followed in 2005, where Micari was the Pixley Sub-station commander, along with continued work in investigations and administration.
In 2015, Micari was assigned the rank of captain, responsible for the patrol division, investigations division, and administration (which encompassed the fiscal unit). He worked in the Emergency Operations Center during large scale events of flooding, fires, and local power outage events and was responsible for Search and Rescue and Mutual Aid functions.
During Micari’s long career in law enforcement, he was responsible for preparing budgets, attending Board of Supervisor meetings, and was appointed by the Board of Supervisors to be on the Board’s Step-Up committee. He continually collaborated with other county and city agencies as part of his regular duties. Micari honorably retired from the Tulare County Sheriff’s Department in 2017 at the rank of Captain.
Supervisor Micari is heavily involved in the community and is the current president of the Exeter Outdoors Association and serves as a member of the High Sierra 4 Wheel Drive Club; the California Four Wheel Drive Association; the Exeter Boys and Girls Club Community Action Team; the National Rifle Association; the Exeter National Rifle Association Dinner Committee; the Exeter Union High School Ag Boosters; the Tulare County Farm Bureau; the Hot Springs Capineros; the Exeter Chamber of Commerce; the Tulare-Kings Hispanic Chamber of Commerce; and he is a delegate for the National Rifle Association grant committee. Supervisor Micari regularly volunteers his time as a Hunter Safety Instructor and, until the USDA funding was cut in November 2020, he delivered food to needy families in Farmersville.
The issues Supervisor Micari is focused on are growing and supporting local businesses; advocating for solutions to homelessness; fixing county roads; and protecting water. Micari notes that he has served District 1, as well as the rest of Tulare County, throughout his career as a public servant with a focus on customer service. As your District 1 Supervisor, Larry Micari is dedicated to serving and representing community members with the highest level of commitment and customer service.
Supervisor Micari has resided in Exeter since 2001 with his wife and two daughters.
Supervisor Micari’s e-mail address is: LMicari@tularecounty.ca.gov
Phone number: (559) 636-5000