LaTanya has over 18 years of experience in Human Resources with a mix of special districts and public sector agencies. She is a strategic leader adept at moving HR staff from the administrative and tactical to becoming internal change agents and strategic business partners. She has served the City of San Leandro, City of Hayward, and California State University, East Bay Foundation as their Human Resources Manager and with the Alameda County Superior Court as a Principal Analyst. LaTanya is responsible for assisting in the management and oversight of the comprehensive human resources programs of the City, including employee and labor relations, recruitment and selection, classification, workers’ compensation and safety program management.
The experience and areas of expertise LaTanya offers in the field of Human Resources is well respected amongst her colleagues and staff. LaTanya is a 2016 Distinguished Speaker for the Northern California Chapter of the International Public Management Association (NCCIPMA) as well as a recipient of their 2017 Agency Award of Excellence for the Succession Development Program Initiative and the 2015 Award of Excellence for innovation and implementation of Human Resources Technology. During the 2015 Women’s Leadership Summit, hosted by the Municipal Management Association of Northern California (MMANC), LaTanya served as an Executive Panelist.
LaTanya has a Masters of Public Administration (MPA) degree (concentration in Human Resources Management), and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, both from California State University, East Bay. She is a certified Professional in Human Resources (P.H.R.) and currently serves as 1st Vice President for the Personnel & Employee Relations Department, in addition to being a Community Services Policy member since 2010 for the League of California Cities. She also serves as a committee member to the California Public Employers Labor Relations Association Program (CALPELRA).