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Faculty: Evert W. Palmer

Evert W. Palmer
Evert W. Palmer, MPA
Title(s):
Adjunct Professor
School:
Business
Campus:
San Francisco
  • (916) 439-4255

Adjunct Professor Evert Palmer is City Manager for the City of Folsom, CA. He currently serves as chief executive of a full-service, charter city with over 72,000 residents, 420 employees, and over $100 million in expenditures. Evert is an International City/County Manager's Association Credentialed Manager. He holds an Master of Public Administration degree from Golden Gate University, a Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Leadership degree from Chapman University, and a Certificate of Achievement in Municipal Leadership from the University of Southern California School of Policy, Planning, and Development. Additionally, Professor Palmer holds membership with various organizations in the field of Public Administration.

RESEARCH INTERESTS AND AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION

  • High performing organizations
  • Public sector service delivery

EDUCATION

  • MPA, Golden Gate University
  • BA (Organizational Leadership), Chapman University

PROFESSIONAL AND TEACHING EXPERIENCE

  • 2014-Present: Adjunct Professor, Golden Gate University
  • City Manager, City of Folsom
  • Assistant City Manager, City of Folsom
  • Director of Administrative Services, City of Folsom

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

  • Member, International City/County Manager’s Association
  • Member, American Society of Public Administration

HONORS AND AWARDS

  • ICMA Credentialed Manager