Board of Directors

The Board of Directors provides policy direction for the organization and leads efforts to deliver quality programs and events to its members.

2020 Board of Directors

Jessica DeakyneAssistant City Manager
City of Novato

Vice President
Monica Davis, Community Services Manager
City of Hayward

Program Director
Elizabeth Dallman, Management Analyst – County Manager’s Office of Budget, Policy and Performance
County of San Mateo

Finance Director/Treasurer
Melvin Gaines, Principal Management Analyst
City of Mountain View

Membership Director
John Stefanski, Assistant to the City Manager
City of Dublin

Communications Director/Secretary
Jeff Weaver, Senior Management Analyst
City of Palo Alto

Conference Director
Jill Bergman, Economic Development Manager
Town of Danville

Immediate Past President
Carla Hansen, Deputy City Manager
City of Walnut Creek

Region Co-Chairs

Region 1 Co-Chairs
(Peninsula / South Bay / Monterey Bay)

Chris Barresi, Area Superintendent
Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District
Danielle Clayton, City of Salinas
Amy Colony, Volunteer Coordinator/Administrative Technician
City of Pacific Grove
Carrie Dallman,  Legislative Aide
County of San Mateo
Melvin Gaines, Principal Management Analyst
City of Mountain View
Jessica Kahn, City Engineer
City of Monte Sereno
Jonathan Roisman, Deputy City Clerk
City of Half Moon Bay

Region 2 Co-Chairs
(North Bay / North Coast)

Joanna Altman, Former Assistant to the City Manager
City of Vallejo
Anna Guiles, Strategic Policy Manager
County of Marin
Afshan Hamid, Planning Manager
City of Vallejo
Allison Mattioli, Administrative Analyst II
City of Vallejo
Heidi Scoble, City Clerk
City of Sausalito
Shawn Smith, Supervising Staff Services Analyst
County of Napa

Region 3 Co-Chairs
(Sacramento / Lake Tahoe / Shasta Cascade)

Stephanie Cotter, Housing and Human Services Program Coordinator
City of Citrus Heights
Carolyn Jhajj, Senior Management Analyst – County Administrator’s Office
County of Yolo
Melissa Kuehne, Communications and Development Manager
Institute for Local Government
Haley Reid, Management Analyst
City of Citrus Heights
Megan Siren, Senior Management Analyst
City of Rancho Cordova

Region 4 Co-Chairs
(East Bay)

Theresa de la Vega, Management Analyst
City of Livermore

Kristen “Kurry” Foley, Administrative Services Manager
City of San Leandro
Anna Guiles, Management Analyst
City of Fremont
Scott Koll, Business Manager
City of San Leandro
Brad Olson, Management Analyst
City of Hayward
Will Provost, Management Analyst II
City of El Cerrito
Lauren Sugayan, Communications & Marketing Manager
City of Union City
Kesava Washington, Office Specialist – Confidential
City of Walnut Creek

Region 5 Co-Chairs
(San Joaquin / Central Sierras)

Biridiana Bishop, Director of Public Works
City of Wasco
Danielle Clayton, Management Analyst
Mountain House Community Services District
Dan Summa, Media Services Coordinator
City of Tracy

Ex-Officio Board Members

Izzy Murguia, Senior Management Analyst – Public Works
City of Poway
Representing MMASC

Pat Martel, ICMA West Coast Regional Director, Retired City Manager, NAPA Fellow
Representing ICMA

Meghan McKelvey, Department and Member Services Manager
League of California Cities
Representing the League of California Cities

Betsy Hammer, Legislative Analyst – Government Finance & Administration
California State Association of Counties
Representing the California State Association of Counties