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.

2018 Board of Directors

Miranda Lutzow, Administrative Services Director
City of Waterford

Vice President
 Carla Hansen, Assistant to the City Manager
City of Walnut Creek

Program Director
Jessica Deakyne, Management Analyst – Administrative Services
City of Novato

Finance Director/Treasurer
Shay Narayan, Interim Budget Manager
City of Elk Grove

Membership Director
Justin Lovell, Public Works Administrator
City of South San Francisco

Communications Director/Secretary
Alexandra Orologas, Assistant to the City Administrator
City of Oakland

Conference Director
Monica Davis, Management Analyst II
City of Hayward

Immediate Past President
Erin Steffen, Assistant to the City Manager
City of Berkeley

Region Co-Chairs

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

Chris Barresi, Supervising Ranger
Midpeninula Regional Open Space District
Elizabeth Dallman, Legislative Aide to Supr. Don Horsley
County of San Mateo
Conrad Fernandes, HR Manager
County of San Mateo
Chantal Cotton Gaines, Assistant to the City Manager
City of Palo Alto
Peggy Jensen, Deputy County Manager
County of San Mateo
Jessica Kahn, Civil Engineer
City of Scotts Valley
Raania Mohsen, Community & Civic Engagement Manager
ING: Educating for Cultural Literacy and Mutual Respect
Anna Rodriguez, Staff Specialist
City of San Jose
Jeff Weaver, Administrative Assistant II
County of San Mateo

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

Joanna Altman, Assistant to the City Manager
City of Vallejo
Mario Giuliani, Acting Deputy City Manager
City of Benicia
Afshan Hamid, Planning Manager
City of Vallejo
Ana Hartwell
, Administrative Services Officer
County of Humboldt
Mandy Kellogg, Administrative Services Manager
City of St. Helena
Heather M. Maloney, Administrative Services Manager – Public Works
City of Napa

April Mitts, Finance Director
City of St. Helena
Will Morat, Administrative Analyst
City of Vallejo

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

Stephanie Cotter, Management Analyst
City of Citrus Heights
Melissa Kuehne, Communications and Development Manager
Institute for Local Government
Matt Levesque, Management Analyst II
County of Placer
Sarah Novo, Housing and Code Compliance Manager
City of Rocklin
Kerry Simpson, Neighborhood Services Manager
City of Rancho Cordova
Megan Siren, Senior Management Analyst
City of Rancho Cordova
Carolyn West, Senior Management Analyst – County Adminisrator’s Office
County of Yolo

Region 4 Co-Chairs
(East Bay)

Jill Bergman, Economic Development Manager
Town of Danville
Marisa Cumpian, Business Manager
City of Walnut Creek
Theresa de la Vega, Management Analyst
City of Livermore

Jill Hecht, Assistant to the City Manager
City of Pittsburg
Kristen “Kurry” Foley, Administrative Services Manager
City of San Leandro
Alina Kwak, Management Analyst
City of Fremont
Serenity Mlay, City Administrator Analyst
City of Oakland
Kesava Washington, Office Specialist – Confidential
City of Walnut Creek

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

Mark Hamilton, Housing Program Supervisor
City of Merced
Dan Summa, Media Services Coordinator
City of Tracy
David Tolliver, Program Manager
City of Stockton
Eric Zetz, Solid Waste Program Manager
City of Clovis

Ex-Officio Board Members

Ashley Garcia, Management Analyst
City of Costa Mesa
Representing MMASC

Dave Mora, City Manager (Ret.)
City of Salinas
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