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CITY MANAGER

Chris Mann.

CITY MANAGER
Westlake Village City Hall

EXPERTISE

KNOWLEDGE LEVEL IN KEY AREAS

BUDGETING

90%

STAFF MANAGEMENT

85%

PUBLIC SAFETY

90%

NEGOTIATIONS

85%

PUBLIC OUTREACH

95%

BUILDING & PLANNING

75%

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

95%

PROFESSIONAL 

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Chris Mann is City Manager for the City of Yucaipa, CA.

With a diverse professional background, including extensive experience in the areas of local government administration, public relations, political strategy, and real estate development and management, Chris is uniquely positioned to provide

"Public Service with a Private Sector Approach"

EXPERIENCEO
Yucaipa City Hall

Experience

     2023-Present

CITY OF YUCAIPA

City Manager

Chief Executive Officer of the City. Responsible for the efficient administration of all affairs and departments of the City. Advises the City Council on matters of public policy.

2019-2023

CITY OF CANYON LAKE

City Manager

Served as Chief Executive Officer of the City.

Responsible for the efficient administration of all affairs and departments of the City. Advised the City Council on matters of public policy.

2016-2019

YUCAIPA VALLEY WATER DISTRICT

President/Director

Elected to the Board of Directors in November, 2016. 

Led the District's policy making body as Board President from January, 2019 until February, 2023.  

2005-2019

MANN COMMUNICATIONS

Principal

Owned and operated a public relations company focused on helping clients interface and do business with local government, and helping local government communicate effectively with the public. 

2014-2017

SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Deputy Chief of Staff/

Administrative Analyst

Managed the office of an elected member of the Board of Supervisors. Advised the Supervisor on a wide range of policy issue impacting the County's two million residents, including management of the County's $5.4 billion budget and 22,000 employees.

2004-2008

SAN GORGONIO PASS
WATER AGENCY

Director

Elected to the Board of Directors in November, 2004. Chaired the Finance and Budget Committee.

2007-2012

ROTKIN REAL ESTATE GROUP/ADR PREFERRED BUSINESS PROPERTIES

Partner/Pincipal

Developed and managed commercial real estate. Responsible for acquisition, entitlement, design, construction, leasing, management and sale of assets.

2006

INLAND EMPIRE
TAXPAYERS ASSOCIATION

Founder/President

Founded and managed an organization that became one of the largest and most recognized advocacy groups and political action committees in Riverside and San Bernardino Counties.

2004-2005

O'REILLY PUBLIC RELATIONS

Senior Account Executive

Provided government relations, media relations, legislative advocacy, policy development, crisis communications, community outreach, and political strategy for public and private sector clients while working for the largest public relations firm in the Inland Empire.

1999-2003

CITY OF WESTLAKE VILLAGE

Mayor/Councilman

Elected to the City Council in November, 1999, at the age of 23. Selected by the Council to serve as Mayor in December, 2002. 

CONTACT
Canyon Lake Fire Department

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

American Association of Municipal Executives
California City Management Foundation
Municipal Management Association of Southern California
American Society for Public Administration
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