Pamela W. Antil, assistant city administrator of Santa Barbara, Calif., and president of the League of Women in Government, has over 25 years of experience managing and consulting with local-government agencies across the country. As a consulting manager and director for the the metropolitan Detroit area office of Grant Thornton LLP, she advised local-government, not-for-profit and private-sector clients
Antil has published articles and papers on a variety of topics, including advancing women in local government, the future of policing and the use of social media by local government. In 2007, she founded LinkedIn's Municipal Managers group, which now has over 10,000 members. She received her master's degree in public administration from California State University.