San Francisco Welcomes New County Clerk

A new county clerk was appointed and sworn into office in San Francisco this week.

On Monday, Mayor Ed Lee and City Administrator Naomi M. Kelly announced the selection of Catherine Stefani to head the Office of the County Clerk. In her new role, Stefani will manage all daily operations, while overseeing 17 employees and an annual budget of around $2.2 million.

“Catherine is a dedicated public servant known at City Hall for her consensus building, good judgment and commitment to public service, having served as legislative aide for the Board of Supervisors for nine years,” the mayor said. “I know that Catherine will bring a high level of professionalism to advance the work of the County Clerk’s Office to serve all of our City’s diverse communities.”

Stefani has worked as a legislative aide for Supervisors Mark Farrell and Michela Alioto-Pier since 2007. Her impressive resume also includes work as a legislative analyst for Assembly Member Herb Wesson, a policy analyst for San Jose Vice Mayor Cindy Chavez and Deputy District Attorney for Contra Costa County.

Stefani holds a Bachelor’s in Government from St. Mary’s College, along with a J.D. and LL.M from the University Of Pacific McGeorge School Of Law. She was admitted to the California Bar in 1995.

Read more about Catherine Stefani’s appointment here.


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