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Tamara S. Letourneau, assistant chief executive officer of Costa Mesa, Calif., and treasurer of the League of Women in Government, has over 27 years of local-government experience in six communities, including serving as city manager of Yorba Linda and Sierra Madre, Calif. Before joining the city of Costa Mesa, she was a senior manager with the consulting firm Management Partners.

Letourneau is an adjunct professor at California State Polytechnic University at Pomona and the University of La Verne and has been a frequent speaker at workshops and conferences on local-government issues. She received her master’s degree in public administration from California State University at Long Beach.

November 13, 2015

Why We Need More Women Running Our Local Governments

The numbers have improved, but they need to be a lot better. It's about organizational success.