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Welcome to the County Administrative Office

Monterey County Government CenterThe County Administrative Officer (CAO) is appointed by the Board of Supervisors to oversee the administration of county government and implement decisions made by that Board.

Dr. Lew Bauman has served as County Administrative Officer of Monterey County since January 2005. The CAO is the day-to-day manager of county government and represents the County and its Board of Supervisors in a variety of activities. The Administrative Office oversees the preparation, adoption, and administration of the County’s $1 billion budget and coordinates the activities of other county departments to ensure the effective accomplishment of the Board's directions and policies.

County organizational chart

The CAO's Office includes:

The County Administrative Office is located at the Monterey County Government Center.
Our mailing address is:

168 West Alisal Street,3rd Floor 
Salinas, CA 93901

 

County Administrative Office Contacts: 

General Information, Front Desk (831) 755-5115


Maia Carroll, Communications/Outreach (831)796-3092


Lew Bauman, County Administrative Officer (831)755-5113
Mary Zurita, Executive Assistant (831)755-5113


Dewayne Woods, Assistant County Administrative Officer (831)755-5309
Ebby Johnson, Administrative Secretary - Confidential (831)759-6769
Mike Derr, Contracts and Purchasing Officer (831)755-4992


Nick Chiulos, Assistant County Administrative Officer (831)755-5145
Karina Torres, Administrative Secretary – Confidential (831)755-5383
Sherrie Collins, Office of Emergency Services Manager (831)796-1900


Manny González, Assistant County Administrative Officer (831)796-3593
Maegan Ruiz-Ignacio, Administrative Secretary – Confidential (831)755-5820
Rosemary Soto, Gang Violence Prevention Coordinator (831)755-5840

 

If you are looking for more information or for a specific county service, check our county services directory at http://www.co.monterey.ca.us/government/county-services

 

 

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