On January 11, 2017, the Tamalpais Community Services District (TCSD) Board of Directors appointed Heather Abrams as its new General Manager.
Heather Abrams is a graduate of the University of California at Berkeley, and she completed the Senior Executives In Local and State Government Program at Harvard University. Ms. Abrams earned an MBA from California State University Monterey Bay. She is the current President of the Marin Special Districts Association, serves on the Board of California Women Leading Government, and is a member of the International City/County Managers Association (ICMA) scholarships and events committee. Ms. Abrams has 20 years of experience managing operations and programs for local government. She brings a varied perspective as a result of having worked for a large multi-national corporation, owning her own business, and working for Bay Area local governments. In local government, Ms. Abrams worked with Cities, Counties, a Joint Powers Authority, and smaller communities.
Previously, Ms. Abrams served as the Sustainability Manager for the City of Menlo Park, California and ran the City of El Cerrito’s Integrated Waste Services Division for nearly seven years. Ms. Abrams is the recipient of an ICMA Award of Excellence, two employee recognition awards from CH2M, four Beacon Spotlight Awards for Sustainability from the Institute for Local Government, the 2016 Silicon Valley Water Conservation Award, she was named a finalist in the Acterra Green Business Awards, and won special recognition for her work on the City of Menlo Park’s General Plan update.
In her spare time, Ms. Abrams enjoys hiking, biking, and scuba diving. She loves family adventures and learning about new topics. “I’m excited to lead the TCSD and I am honored by the trust the Board has put in me. The Tamalpais Community Services District is a special community, filled with civic-minded volunteers and a beautiful environment. I am ready to jump right in and get to work”.
Heather has an open door policy to all Tam Valley residents on what TCSD can do to improve the community and the services offered. She can be reached at (415) 388-6393 or via email at email@example.com.