Each year the department elects officers to oversee the work of the department and represent the department at the Cal Cities' board of directors meetings and other Cal Cities committees. The major activities of the Cal Cities' 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 Cal Cities as policy committee representatives.
- Providing technical assistance to Cal Cities for training programs, legislative analysis and research projects.
The Cal Cities' fiscal officers department strives to provide its members with information to assist in providing high-quality service to cities and their citizens.
2020-2021 Department Officers
President – Roberta Raper, Administrative Services Director, West Sacramento
First Vice President – Karin Schnaider, Finance Director, Tracy
Second Vice President – Recruiting
Director – Dawn Holm, Finance Director, Sacramento
Past President – Dawn Holm, Finance Director, Sacramento
Appointed by the department president, each department has at least one representative on each of Cal Cities' 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 Cal Cities' Policy Development webpage to view upcoming meeting information, listed committees, and meeting agendas.
2020 Policy Committee Representatives
Community Services – Stuart Schillinger, Deputy City Manager, Brisbane
Environmental Quality – Michael Solorza, Fiscal Manager, Irvine
Governance, Transparency and Labor Relations – Linda Hollinsworth, Finance Director, Hawaiian Gardens
Housing, Community & Economic Development – Eric Tsao, Director of Finance, Torrance
Public Safety – Dennis Kauffman, Chief Financial Officer, Roseville
Revenue & Taxation – Jim Zervis, Administrative Services Director, Shafter
Transportation, Communication & Public Works – Kim McKinney, Finance Officer, Woodland
For more information about the appointment process, please contact Meg Desmond.