Meet Our Leadership Team

The City of Ventura's Executive Leadership Team is a group of accomplished professionals that oversee the day-to-day business of making a city run. In addition, they engage in long-range planning to ensure that projects fit within the City adopted Council goals.

Contact Information

City Department Staff Directory

Assistant City Manager- Akbar AlikhanAkbar Alikhan
Interim City Manager

MacDonaldMichael B. MacDonald
City Clerk

Heather SumagaysayHeather Sumagaysay
Public Information Officer

HeglundAndy Heglund
City Attorney

Finance and Technology Director- Michael CoonNeda Zayer
Interim Community Development Director

Finance and Technology Director- Michael CoonMichael Coon
Chief Financial Officer

David EndayaDavid Endaya
Fire Chief

Human Resources Director- Danielle KeysDanielle Keys
Human Resources Director

Mitchell Cameron_2022Mitchell Cameron
Chief Technology Officer

Parks and Recreation Director- Nancy OConnorNancy O'Connor
Parks & Recreation Director

Police Chief- Darin SchindlerDarin Schindler
Police Chief

Public Works Director- phil NelsonPhil Nelson
Public Works Director

portrait of a person smilingGina Dorrington
Ventura Water General Manager