Intergovernmental and Legislative Affairs

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The Intergovernmental and Legislative Affairs (IGLA) Office is a division of the County Administrative Office.

Services and projects within the Intergovernmental and Legislative Affairs division include:

  • County-wide Strategic Planning
  • Cannabis Program
  • Housing / Economic Development
  • Media Relations / Public Outreach
  • Office of Emergency Services (OES)
  • Legislative Program
  • Go Green! Monterey County
  • Strategic Grant Services 
  • Special Projects assigned by the County Administrative Office and Board of Supervisors
  • Workforce Development
  • Census 2020
  • Community Engagement / Violence Prevention

IGLA also staffs the activities of a number of standing and ad hoc committees of the Board of Supervisors, including the Legislative Committee and the Alternative Energy and Environment Committee.


IGLA Staff:

Nicholas E. Chiulos, Assistant County Administrative Officer
(831) 755-5145

Maegan Ruiz-Ignacio

Administrative Secretary - Confidential IGLA
(831) 755-5508

Ashley Paulsworth
Sustainability Program Manager
(831) 755-5344

Annette D'Adamo
Legislative Program, Strategic Grant Services Program, Special Projects
(831) 796-3045

Joann Iwamoto

Cannabis Program Manager
(831) 796-3017

Maia Carroll
Management Analyst III
Media Relations/Public Outreach
(831) 796-3092

Rosemary Soto 
Management Analyst III 
Monterey County Gang Violence Prevention Initiative, Governing for Racial Equity, 2020 Census, Community Engagement 
(831) 755-5840
Anastasia Wyatt
Housing Program Manager
(831) 755-5387
Chris Donnely
Workforce Development Board Director
(831) 759-6644
Gerry Malais
Emergency Services Manager
(831) 796-1901