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NAPA, CA – Napa County is seeking public input on the search for the next County Executive Officer (CEO) through a public survey. The survey invites community members to identify priority issues for the county, as well as the career experience and personal attributes most important for the next CEO to possess. Information gathered will be used to supplement other considerations in determining the top position of the county.
The CEO oversees the activities of the County Executive Office and is appointed by the Board of Supervisors. The CEO is responsible for the administration of all county services, activities and day-to- day management and coordination of county operations. The position requires leadership, initiative, judgement, discretion, and the ability to make independent decisions within established policies and procedures set forth by the Board of Supervisors and federal, state and local laws, ordinances and regulations.
“Selecting the best candidate to lead Napa County is a high priority for the Board,” said Board Chair Belia Ramos. “It’s important for us to find the right person, looking for a good fit and strategic leadership to guide the county for future success. We are being purposeful and methodical, doing the research and outreach to arrive at the right decision.”
To participate in the survey in English, visit Napa County CEO - Community Survey or Spanish, visit: El Condado de Napa - Funcionario/a Ejecutivo/a - Encuesta Comunitaria Survey. The survey deadline is April 10.
For information about Napa County’s CEO position and the firm conducting the CEO search, peckhamandmckenney.com.
About Napa County:
A general law county, Napa County is governed by a five-member Board of Supervisors who appoint a County Executive Officer to provide overall management for the county’s operations, including day-to- day supervision of the county’s appointed department heads. The county has a budget of over $600 million, with a General Fund budget of approximately $250 million. The county’s nearly 1,600 employees provide services to the public through 17 departments; five managed by elected department heads and 12 appointed by the Board of Supervisors based on the recommendation of the CEO. As an organization, the county is dedicated to reflecting the best of the community’s values: integrity, accountability and service, preservation of agriculture and the environment, and providing leadership and services to advance the health, safety, and economic well-being of current and future generations.