(Mountain View, Calif.)— Dawn Cameron has accepted the position of Public Works Director for the City of Mountain View and will step into the position on December 1 as part of the City of Mountain View’s succession planning. Cameron, who has been the Assistant Public Works Director for Transportation and Business Services Division for the past two years, will replace Mike Fuller, who will stay on as an Assistant City Manager to provide strategic support to the department and work on citywide infrastructure planning until his anticipated retirement next year.
“Since joining the team, I have been constantly impressed by the dedicated staff working diligently to improve and maintain the City’s infrastructure and facilities, address transportation challenges and deliver services to the community,” said Cameron. “I’m honored to serve as the next Public Works Director, and I look forward to working with staff, the community and the Council to continue the tradition of providing exceptional public service”.
“Dawn has the right combination of subject matter expertise, strategic planning, leadership and innovative spirit to continue to move the department and the City into the next decade,” said City Manager Dan Rich. “She has been an asset to the organization since the day she arrived and we are fortunate to have her. Dawn was a clear choice to lead our dedicated Public Works employees and continue the high quality of work our residents have come to expect from Mountain View.”
Cameron not only brings a strong technical expertise in transportation planning, but has an extensive regional background in land development engineering, infrastructure development and capital projects design and construction. Before serving as Mountain View’s Assistant Public Works Director, Cameron was a Deputy Director for Santa Clara County Roads and Airports, a planner and program manager for Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority and consultant for both the cities of Gilroy and San Jose. In just the past two years in Mountain View, Cameron has overseen large and complex transportation initiatives; represented the City on the Transportation Management Association; and developed and started implementation of an extensive list of City maintenance and rehabilitation projects. She holds a master’s in Public Administration from the University of San Francisco and a bachelor’s from San Jose State in environmental studies with an emphasis on urban planning. Cameron’s starting salary will be $237,155 annually.
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Shonda Ranson, Communications Coordinator
(650) 903-6302, SRanson@mountainview.gov