Steven Rogers, Yountville’s Town Manager for the past 15 years, announced his plans to retire in early 2023, culminating a 37-year career in local government. The announcement was made following the Town Council’s meeting on Tuesday, November 15, 2022.
The California Joint Powers Insurance Authority’s (California JPIA) dedicated, knowledgeable employees are key differentiators that set the Authority apart as a leader in the self-insurance pooling community. This month, the Authority celebrates four employees who received promotions and new responsibilities in recognition of their commitment to providing exemplary service to the Authority and its member agencies.
Jake Whitaker, who has joined Renne Public Policy Group (RPPG) as Manager of Grant Writing and Research, is an experienced grant writer and trained project manager who currently serves as President of the Woodland Joint Unified School District’s Board of Trustees. The youngest elected official in Yolo County, he joined the school board at age 25 and was reelected in 2020.
Attorney Samuel (Sam) Siavoshi brings diverse and wide-ranging legal skills to Silver & Wright. His unique real-world experiences include serving as an attorney in the United States Air Force, as well as working, living and studying abroad in multiple countries.
Carla Hansen has been involved with MMANC for almost eight years, and is their current president. We asked her to talk some more about how local government has influenced her life, and tell us some more about her time with MMANC.
President of CCMF, Ken Striplin, became a City Manager for the City of Santa Clarita in 2012. He has been working with the City of Santa Clarita since 1995, playing an integral role in both the organizational and fiscal aspects of the city’s success. He has continued this work at CCMF, and has high hopes for the organization’s goals and future. We asked him to talk a little more about his career, as well as the successes and challenges that CCMF is facing today.