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Assistant City Manager

Julie Thuy Underwood

Julie Thuy Underwood has 15 years of local government management experience. Prior to her appointment to Assistant City Manager for the City of Daly City, CA in March 2014, she was the City Manager for the City of Shoreline, WA. Ms. Underwood served in this role for nearly three years, from February 2011 to October 2013. Ms. Underwood was previously the Assistant City Manager for the City of Shoreline since 2002. Prior to Shoreline, she was the Assistant to the City Manager for the City of Rockville, MD.

Ms. Underwood has a Master's Degree in Public Administration and Policy from Virginia Tech and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Government and Politics from George Mason University and is an International City/County Management Association (ICMA) Credentialed Manager.

Ms. Underwood has served on the boards of the Washington City/County Management Association, the Municipal Research & Services Center of Washington, Metropolitan Association of Local Government Assistants, American Society of Public Administration Maryland Chapter, and served as president of the Shoreline Breakfast Rotary Club.

Ms. Underwood is currently a member of ICMA, the Emerging Local Government Leaders Network, Women Leading Government, California City Management Foundation, and the Municipal Management Association of Northern California.