The Board of County
Commissioners appoints Californian as County Administrator
At their scheduled public meeting on Tuesday, December 18, 2012,
the Board of Lucas County Commissioners appointed Laura
Lloyd-Jenkins as the next County Administrator. Mrs.
Lloyd-Jenkins was chosen from more than 100 applicants after an
extensive selection process.
She comes to Lucas County having worked for
Alameda County, California for
the past 11 years. She has had several positions with increasing
levels of responsibility in Alameda County, including human
resources and budget-related duties, and has worked in various
County offices, including the Alameda County Auditor-Controller
and General Service’s agencies. Her current position with
Alameda County is Principal Administrative Analyst in the County
Administrator’s Office, a position to which she was promoted to
after serving approximately 4 years as Administrative Analyst in
the same Office.
Mrs. Lloyd-Jenkins’ primary responsibilities as Principal
Administrative Analyst include managing the activities of the
Intergovernmental Affairs & Civic Engagement Division of the
Alameda County Administrator’s Office, including development of
legislative priorities, engaging & educating the public on the
role & services of County government, and assisting in
development & presentation of the County’s budget, with
particular emphasis in the area of Public Protection/Safety,
which includes the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office.
Mrs. Lloyd-Jenkins comes to Lucas County with an MBA in
Strategic Management and a BS in Business Administration, Human
Resources Management from California State University.
“We’re very excited to have an incredibly qualified, young,
fresh face here in Lucas County, who will bring a new
perspective. I am sure the community will be as impressed with
her as we are. We hope everyone will welcome Laura with open
arms. She will be working with a strong team of Lucas County
Directors and our committed workforce, who have done a
phenomenal job in addressing the fiscal and service challenges
Lucas County has been facing,” said Commission President Pete
Commissioner Tina Skeldon Wozniak stated, “We look
forward to her working with our County elected officials,
workers, and the public to provide the highest level of public
service to meet the challenges Lucas County faces.”
Commissioner Carol Contrada commented that “Mrs.
Lloyd-Jenkins brings extensive talent and experience to Lucas
County. Her knowledge of budgetary and safety issues are
impressive. We’re very enthusiastic about her ability to work
with regional leadership, our workforce, and the public.”
To allow for a complete transition, Mrs. Lloyd-Jenkins will
assume her duties in Lucas County on February 4th,