Steven Rogers, Town Manager
BIO - Steve was appointed Town Manager by the Yountville Town Council in October 2007. He was born and raised in a small town in mid-Michigan and moved west to California after college. He received his Bachelor’s Degree with a concentration in Political Science from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor and his Master’s in Public Administration with an emphasis on local government management from the University of Kansas in Lawrence. Steve resides in Yountville and enjoys walking and biking throughout the town. In January 2012, Steve was named by the Yountville Chamber of Commerce as "Citizen of the Year".
Steve is an International City/County Management Association Credentialed Manager (ICMA_CM) and has worked in local government management for 30 years. Prior to coming to Yountville, he served as General Manager/CEO for the North Tahoe Public Utility District which was a sewer, water and parks and recreation special district on the north shore of Lake Tahoe. Steve previously served as the first Assistant City Manager for the San Francisco Peninsula community of San Bruno where he was responsible for the day-to-day operations of that organization. Past experience include roles as Assistant to the City Administrator in Ann Arbor, MI and Santa Paula, CA as well as Administrative Services Director in Indio, CA.
Steve is active professionally representing the Town on several boards including the Public Agency Risk Management authority (PARSAC) where he serves as the Treasurer, The Regional Government Services (RGD) Joint Powers Authority, and the League of California Cities Policy Committees. In addition, Steve is very active in the local Yountville and Napa Valley area volunteering on the boards of directors and working with the Yountville Chamber of Commerce, Yountville School Foundations, Yountville Kiwanis Club and Leadershop Napa Valley program.
The Town of Yountville operates under what is known as the Council/Manager form of government. The Town Manager serves as the Chief Executive Officer of the municipal corporation (Town) and is responsible for the day-to-day operations, coordination and management of all Town departments and their operations so as to ensure that Town services are delivered in a manner consistent with Town Council established policies and in an economical and effective manner. The Town Manager is also responsible for the oversight and management of various contracted service providers which deliver various services for the Town. The Town Manager is responsible for the development and implementation of the annual Town budget upon approval by the Town Council. The Town Manager supports the Town Council by providing technical input into the formulation, development, and implementation of Council directed policies, programs and projects. The Town Manager is appointed by the Town Council and serves at the will of the Town Council.
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