Daryel Dunston (City of Santa Rosa)
Santa Rosa has hired a new assistant city manager. City officials this week announced that Daryel Dunston was hired to the post, where he will provide leadership to Housing and Community Services, Information Technology, Planning and Economic Development, Community Engagement and Violence Prevention Partnership, and Homelessness Services. Dunston has 15 years of public employment experience, as a senior director with the San Francisco Foundation, Oakland’s first Homelessness Administrator, and Operations Section Chief within Oakland’s Emergency Operations Center (EOC) during the City’s response to the COVID pandemic. His first day as assistant city manager will be Monday, August 22nd.