Jill R. Ingram was appointed City Manager of Seal Beach on July 1, 2011. As the City Manager, Ms. Ingram serves as the chief administrative officer of the City and is responsible for providing the City Council with policy recommendations and implementing them as adopted, and providing effective municipal services in accordance with City Council policies, the Municipal Code, and provisions of the City Charter. She is also responsible for the overall planning and control of all day-to-day operations, including oversight of the City's adopted annual budget, programs, and services of the City, including Community Services, Community Development, Finance, Marine Safety, Police Department, and Public Works, including approximately 100 full-time employees.
Ms. Ingram has over 30 years of municipal experience, having served the Downey Unified School District, City of Cypress, and the Orange County Fire Authority prior to her service with the City of Seal Beach beginning in 2008. She served as Assistant to the City Manager, Assistant City Manager, and Interim City Manager in Seal Beach prior to her appointment to City Manager in 2011.
Ms. Ingram holds a Master's Degree in Public Administration and Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, both from California State University, Long Beach.
She is a member of the International City/County Management Association, California City Management Foundation, Orange County City Manager's Association, Municipal Manager's Association of Southern California, Women Leading Government, and California State University Masters of Public Administration Advisory Board.