After an extensive recruitment process that yielded over 80 applicants, City Manager Jeff Kay announced that Elizabeth D. Warmerdam has been appointed to serve as San Leandro’s next Assistant City Manager. “Throughout her career in public service, Liz has demonstrated the skills, experience and character required to excel in this critical leadership position,” said Kay. “I’m excited to work with her and confident that she will be a great addition to our team.”
Ms. Warmerdam began her professional career as an officer in the Unites States Army, serving tours of duty in Germany and Korea. She has master’s degrees in City Planning and Public Administration from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. For the past 20 years, she has worked in a variety of positions in cities throughout Alameda and Contra Costa Counties in the areas of Finance and Redevelopment. Warmerdam previously served as Assistant City Manager in the City of Hercules and, most recently, in the City of Alameda.
Warmerdam is delighted to be joining the City of San Leandro. “San Leandro is a dynamic and diverse community with exciting opportunities on the horizon. I am looking forward to working with the City Council, community and professional staff to accomplish the community’s priorities,” said Warmerdam.
“I have been honored to work in the City of Alameda for the past six years and will miss working with such exceptional staff and for such an engaged and devoted community,” Warmerdam continued. “I wish the new Council the best of luck and success into the future.”
Ms. Warmerdam will begin work in San Leandro on February 1, 2019.
For more information, please contact Alice Kim at akim@ sanleandro.org or at 510-577- 3372.