Each year the department elects officers to oversee the work of the department and represent the department at the League's board of directors meetings and other League committees. The major activities of the League's fiscal officers department include:
Offering networking opportunities and fostering professional development for finance and treasury professionals through a variety of training and services.
Serving as a technical and advisory resource to the League as policy committee representatives.
Providing technical assistance to the League for training programs, legislative analysis and research projects.
The League's fiscal officers department strives to provide its members with information to assist in providing high-quality service to cities and their citizens.
2014-15 Department Officers
President – Gary Ameling, Finanace Director, Santa Clara
First Vice President – Josh Betta, Finance Director, Bell
Second Vice President – Vacant until December
Director – Tracy Vesely, Finance Director, Hayward
Past President – Leyne Milstein, Finance Director, Sacramento
Appointed by the department president, each department has at least one representative on each of the League’s standing eight committees that can provide technical information to the committee as a whole to ensure that the department has a voice in the decision-making process, and make recommendations to the board of directors on legislative and policy issues.
Visit the League’s Policy Development webpage to view upcoming meeting information, listed committees, and meeting agendas.
2014 Policy Committee Representatives
*League Presidential Appointment
Administrative Services – Josh Betta, Bell Director of Finance
Community Services – Paula Chamberlain, Pomona Director of Finance
Employee Relations – Andy Green, Pasadena Director of Finance
Environmental Quality – Michael Solorza, Westminster Adminsitrative Services Director
Housing, Community & Economic Development – Eric Tsao, Torrance Director of Finance
Public Safety – Barbara Boswell, Lancaster Director of Finance
Revenue & Taxation – Tracy Vesely, Hayward Director of Finance
Transportation, Communication & Public Works – Bill Pattison, Coachella Director of Finance
For more information about the appointment process, please contact Meg Desmond.