In June 2005, John and his wife, Lisa, purchased Molly Maid of Placer County, a house cleaning business servicing south Placer and north Sacramento Counties. Since taking over Molly Maid, they have grown the business by over 600%, creating numerous new jobs and providing a much-needed service to thousands of local residents.
John and Lisa bought their first house in Roseville in 1987, and have been extremely active and involved in south Placer County since then.
John served on the Roseville Planning Commission from February 2001 to October 2003. He was appointed to the Roseville City Council in October 2003, and elected to four-year terms in November 2004 and November 2008, before terming out of office in December 2012. He was elected to Council again in November 2016.
John’s focus on City Council has been creating a safe, healthy and prosperous community, building the best possible local/regional transportation system, streamlining and reducing the costs of government, enhancing community services, promoting economic vitality, preserving environmental assets and revitalizing the older parts of Roseville.
John served as Regional Vice President for the Hospital Council of Northern and Central California (2000-2005); Vice President of Grassroots and Political Activity for the California Hospital Association (1999-2000); Deputy Director for Public Affairs, Public Education and Legislation for the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (1997-1999); and Chief of Staff for Assemblyman and Senator Tim Leslie (1986-1997).
Among his many Council duties are founder and chair of the Placer County Wine Industry Task Force; chair and member of the Placer County Economic Development, South Placer Wastewater Authority and Western Placer Waste Management Authority Boards of Directors and the Roseville Higher Education Task Force and Downtown Revitalization Committee; member of the Highway 65 Interchanges Joint Powers Authority, Placer County Air Pollution Control District, Placer County Transportation Planning Agency and Sacramento Area Council of Governments Boards of Directors and the City of Roseville/Union Pacific Advisory Committee.
He also founded and chaired the annual South Placer County National Day of Prayer Breakfast and served on William Jessup University’s Community Relations Council.
John is a former chair of the Board of Directors of Acres of Hope and Roseville Community Health Foundation; former vice chair of Sutter Health’s Placer County Community Advisory Board; former vice president of Government Relations and member of the Board of Directors of the Roseville Chamber of Commerce; and former member of the Boards of Directors of Blue Line Arts!, The Gathering Inn, Sacramento Valley Lincoln Club and South Placer Transportation Management Association. He currently serves as a member of Sac State’s Placer County Advisory Committee.
John earned his bachelor’s degrees in political science and history from California State University, Sacramento. John and Lisa have been married for thirty years, have three grown children and reside in Roseville. They attend Bayside Church of Roseville.
Councilmember John Allard's contact information:
Mobile phone: 916-783-2958
City of Roseville
311 Vernon Street
Roseville, CA 95678