Kimberley Summers is the newly appointed City Manager for the City of Murrieta, and assumed that role July 1, 2017. She holds a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from California State University, Long Beach and a Bachelor of Arts in Communications from California State University, Fullerton. Ms.
Summers has been with the City of Murrieta since 2014, prior to that she served 15 years with the City of Hesperia, in San Bernardino County, in the roles of Deputy City Manager, Assistant to the City Manager and Public Information Officer.
Ms. Summers has a diverse background in municipal government with direct supervisory experience that includes Legislative Affairs, Environmental Programs, Disaster Preparedness, Public Information/Media Relations, Community Services/Recreation, Library Services, Economic Development and Information Technology as well as managing the City Manager, City Clerk and City Council Offices.
She has served as Interim Director of Administrative Services; Development Services; and the City Clerk’s Office. Ms. Summers has been actively involved in budget preparation, strategic planning, community outreach, policy formulation, labor relations, employee development and engagement, mentoring, and customer service initiatives. Ms. Summers is excited about her role, as the City Manager and the opportunity to serve the citizens, City Council and employees of Murrieta.