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.

2019 Board of Directors

Carla HansenAssistant to the City Manager
City of Walnut Creek

Vice President
Jessica Deakyne, Assistant to the City Manager
City of St Helena

Program Director
Justin Lovell, Administrative Services Department Manager
West County Wastewater District

Finance Director/Treasurer
Milas Smith, Environmental Programs Manager
City of Pacific Grove

Membership Director
Monica Davis, Community Services Manager
City of Hayward

Communications Director/Secretary
Alexandra Orologas, Assistant City Manager
City of El Cerrito

Conference Director
Elizabeth Dallman, Legislative Aide to Supr. Don Horsley
County of San Mateo

Immediate Past President
Miranda Lutzow, Administrative Services Director
City of Manteca

Region Co-Chairs

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

Chris Barresi, Area Superintendent
Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District
Melvin Gaines, Principal Management Analyst
City of Mountain View
Jessica Kahn, City Engineer
City of Monte Sereno
Judy Ng, Administrative Associate III
City of Palo Alto
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
Marisa Cumpian, Senior Project Manager
City of Vallejo

Mandy Kellogg, Administrative Services Manager
City of St. Helena
Heather M. Maloney, Administrative Services Manager – Public Works
City of Napa

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

Stephanie Cotter, Management Analyst
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
Megan Siren, Senior Management Analyst
City of Rancho Cordova

Region 4 Co-Chairs
(East Bay)

Jill Bergman, Economic Development Manager
Town of Danville
Theresa de la Vega, Management Analyst
City of Livermore

Kristen “Kurry” Foley, Administrative Services Manager
City of San Leandro
Frances Reisner, Housing Programs Manager
City of Livermore
John Stefanski, Management Analyst II
City of Hayward
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

Ex-Officio Board Members

Nick Gonzalez, Community Life & Culture Officer
City of Ontario
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