California Women Leading Government 2018-19 Executive Board

Helping women succeed in public service by enhancing career-building models that develop leadership skills and by networking professional women in government.

ARTICLE | Feb 7, 2019

Board Position








Lori Sassoon

  Deputy City Manager   City of Rancho Cucamonga
Immediate Past President  

Carol Jacobs

  Assistant City Manager   City of Newport Beach
Vice President


Sarona Vivanco

  Senior Management Analyst   City of Santa Clarita


Amy Chang

  Administrative Officer   City of Ontario
Secretary / Recordkeeping  

Toni Castro-Graham

  Assistant to the City Manager   City of Huntington Beach
At Large  

Valerie Barone

  City Manager   City of Concord
At Large  

Karen Brust

  City Manager   City of Encinitas
At Large  

Marcella Marlowe

  City Manager   City of San Marino
At Large  

Terri Marsh

  In transition    
Ex-Officio ICMA Liaison   

Jan Perkins


ICMA Senior Advisor / Consultant /

Retired City Manager

  ICMA / Management Partners

*Note: Five (5) Executive Board members, not including the Ex-Officio ICMA Liaison, constitutes a quorum of the Executive Board

2018-19 Advisory Board

Pam Antil

  Assistant City Manager   City of Santa Barbara

Jill Ingram

  City Manager   City of Seal Beach

Christa Johnson

  Assistant City Manager   City of Laguna Beach

Sharon Landers

  In transition    

Pat Martel

  Retired City Manager    

Susan Thorpe

  County Administrator   County of Yuma

DeAnna Hilbrants

  Deputy City Manager   City of Milbrae