Daly City - City Manager
John C. Martin announced today the selection
of Jane A. Chambers for the position of Assistant
City Manager. Ms. Chambers currently serves
as Assistant City Manager for the City of Brooklyn
Center, Minnesota, a suburb of Minneapolis.
She will begin work with the City of Daly City
on October 21, 2002, in the position that has
been vacant almost a year since the previous
Assistant City Manager, Patricia Martel, was
selected to be General Manager for the San Francisco
Public Utilities Commission.
Chambers currently has general management responsibilities
for the City of Brooklyn Center, including the
oversight of the Human Resources function, City
Clerk's Office and supervising the Earl Brown
Heritage Center, a City-owned events and convention
Chambers has over 17 years of experience in
municipal management, and began her career in
California, serving as Assistant City Manager
and Community Development Coordinator for the
City of Chico, and Administrative Assistant
for the City of Burbank. Upon relocation to
Minnesota, she served as Assistant to the City
Manager of Burnsville, Minnesota before assuming
her current position with Brooklyn Center.
Chambers received her Bachelor's Degree in Political
Science from California State University at
Northridge, and her Master's Degree in Public
Administration from the University of California
- Los Angeles. A member of the International
City Management Association, she also serves
on the Executive Board of the Minnesota Urban
Assistant Managers Association and the League
of Minnesota's City's Fiscal Futures Committee.
am very pleased that Jane and her husband, Michael,
wish to return to California, and that she has
accepted the position with the City of Daly
City," stated City Manager John Martin.
"She has an expansive, well-rounded background
in all aspects of city operations and activities.
In addition to supervising city departments,
she has managed community development block
grant programs, prepared municipal budgets,
conducted labor relations activities and handled
complex projects during her career. Her knowledge,
experience and performance in all these areas
were key factors in her selection for this position,"
experience also includes private sector and
non-profit experience, including managing her
own consulting firm for a number of years and
acting as Program Administrator for the California
Public Health Foundation.
community deserves the very best that we can
provide in services and programs, and I believe
Jane Chambers will be a substantial asset in
our continued effort to provide that level of
service," stated Mr. Martin.