Belia Ramos District 5


Board of SupervisorsBoard of Supervisors

Napa Mustard


Belia Ramos

Chair, District 5         

Term Expiring December 2020

Tel: (707) 259-8277
Tel: (707) 253-4386
Fax: (707) 253-4176

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 Belia Ramos


Belia, who lives in American Canyon, was born in Napa and raised in St. Helena and Pope Valley. She calls all of Napa County home.

Belia is a business owner, professor of law and a community advocate.

Belia attended St. Helena public schools from kindergarten through high school. She graduated from Saint Mary's College of California in 1999 and UC Hastings College of the Law in 2004. Upon her admission to the State Bar of California, Belia worked as a civil litigator and employment counselor, advising Fortune 500 companies on labor and employment policies and procedures.

In 2008, Belia founded Raise The Bar, LLC, a writing company that prepares applicants for the California Bar Exam. She has been a Bar tutor since 2006. Prior to that, she served as a grader for the California Bar Exam. Belia also teaches writing at UC Davis School of Law. In 2012, Governor Brown appointed Belia to the 25th District Agricultural Association, known as the Napa Valley Expo/Town & Country Fair.

From 2010-2016, Belia served as a member of the American Canyon City Council, where she focused on transportation, economic development, public art, public safety and community engagement. Her community involvement includes the incorporation and governance of nonprofit organizations, such as Napa Valley Crime Stoppers and others.

Belia resides in American Canyon with her three children.


Issues Unique to District 5

  • Transportation/traffic, land use policy


Committees & Commissions for 2017

Airport Industrial Area Subcommittee (AIASC), Member

Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG), Executive Committee, Member

California State Association of Counties (CSAC), Housing, Land Use and Transportation Policy Committee, Member

Great Wine Capitals Global Network (GWC), Representative

Napa County Fire Services Advisory Committee, Member

Napa County Local Food Advisory Board, Member

Napa-Vallejo Waste Management Authority, Alternate

North Bay Water Reuse Authority Committee (NBWRA), Member

Napa Valley Transportation Agency (NVTA), Member

San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission (BCDC), Alternate