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.
2015-16 Department Officers
President – Jim Zervis, Administrative Services Director, Shafter
First Vice President – Christina Turner, Assistant City Manager/Administrative Services, Morgan Hill
Second Vice President – Dennis Kauffman, Finance Operations Manager, Sacramento
Director – Tracy Vesely, Finance Director, Hayward
Past President – Gary Ameling, Finanace Director/Assistant City Manager, Santa Clara
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.
2016 Policy Committee Representatives
*League Presidential Appointment
Administrative Services – George Harris, Director of Adminstration, Rialto
Community Services – Darren Hernandez, Director of Finance, Santa Clarita
Employee Relations –
Environmental Quality – Michael Solorza, Adminsitrative Services Director, Westminster
Housing, Community & Economic Development – Eric Tsao, Director of Finance, Torrance
Public Safety – Gilbert Garcia, Finance & Tech. Director, Ventura
Revenue & Taxation – Jim Zervis, Administrative Services Director, Shafter
Transportation, Communication & Public Works – Bill Pattison, Director of Finance, Coachella
For more information about the appointment process, please contact Meg Desmond.