City Manager

City Manager's Office Group Photo

The City Manager serves as the chief executive officer responsible for day-to-day administration of Vallejo's City affairs and implementation of City Council policies.

As the City Council's chief adviser, the City Manager prepares a recommended budget for the Council's consideration and recruits, hires, and supervises City staff. The City Manager’s Office also oversees the following:

City Clerk's Office
Housing & Community Development Division
Code Enforcement Division
Information Technology Division

Please contact Michelle Straub, Executive Assistant to the City Manager, for additional information at (707) 648-4576.

City Manager's Executive Management Team

Craig Whittom
Assistant City Manager

Claudia Quintana
City Attorney

Deborah Lauchner
Finance Director

Joseph Kreins
Police Chief

David Kleinschmidt
Public Works Director

Mark Sharpe
Acting Fire Chief

Maria C. Olvera
Human Resources Director


Mark Sawicki
Community and Economic
Development Director

●     City Manager's Bi-Weekly Reports

●     Measure B Quarterly Reports


Dan Keen

Daniel E. Keen

City Manager
555 Santa Clara Street
Vallejo, CA 94590
Third Floor
Email Us
Phone (707) 648-4576
Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. - 5:15 p.m.

Craig Whittom
Assistant City Manager
(707) 648-4579

Joanna Altman
Administrative Analyst II
(707) 648-4362

Michelle Straub
Executive Assistant to the City Manager
(707) 648-4576

City Manager's Office
(707) 648-4575



Dawn G. Abrahamson
City Clerk
(707) 648-4527

Anne Putney
Housing & Community
Development Manager
(707) 648-4507

Nimat Shakoor-Grantham
Code Enforcement Manager
(707) 648-4522

Gregory Taylor
Chief Information Officer
(707) 648-4468