Jessica Deakyne | Novato, Marin County

Jessica Deakyne is a Management Analyst currently serving in Human Resources at the City of Novato. Jessica is a Region 2 Co-Chair and has been a member of MMANC and a Co-Chair for less than a year. She grew up in Southern California and attended the University of California, Irvine where she earned a BA in Social Ecology and California State University Fullerton for Public Administration, where she graduated with her MPA in 2013. She participated in Cal State Fullerton’s inaugural City Manager Fellowship Program and, during a long stint in transportation, had the honor of traveling to Washington DC as an Eno Fellow. She reads too much and has been a vegetarian for over 20 years. She’s happily married to her husband Todd and has two very exceptional cats. She can be reached at

Team Leadership Workshop in Santa Rosa a Success

On Thursday, July 16 MMANC Region 2 hosted 54 enthusiastic local government professionals for a professional development workshop entitled “Team Leadership: Competencies and Communication.” The workshop was presented by Lisa Johnson of BalancePoint Group with Harris & Associates and focused on helping individuals determine their personal style. The event was hosted by Liz Licursi, Administrative […]