Regional Government Services Authority (RGS) is a California Joint Powers Authority (JPA). Under California law, a JPA can be formed by two or more governmental agencies, with the agencies becoming governing members of the JPA. The members of RGS are the Cities of Dublin, Larkspur and Walnut Creek and the Town of Yountville. Each agency’s chief executive officer has a seat on the Board of Directors for RGS. Officers of the Board of Directors are elected once per year from the Board Membership. The Board of Directors appoints individuals to assist the Board in overseeing the operation of the JPA, including an Executive Committee and a Finance Committee.
Fran received an undergraduate degree in Biology with a minor in Psychology from University of South Florida. Fran is currently a Master’s candidate for a Master’s in Public Affairs through the University of Missouri. Fran began her career in public sector working in the environmental profession and changed careers and took a position as a Human Resources Analyst within the same organization. Fran promoted through the ranks, ending her 15 year career at Dublin San Ramon Services District as the Human Resources Manager.
In 2010, Fran was selected to take on the role as the City of Hayward’s Director of Human Resources. Fran led the Human Resources team providing a broad range of human resources functions including labor negotiations with 11 bargaining units and managing a multi-million dollar workers’ compensation program. She also led the development and approval of the City’s first comprehensive Economic Development Strategic Plan.
In 2014, Fran was selected by the City of Walnut Creek to serve as the City’s Human Resources Director. In July of 2015, she was promoted to Assistant City Manager and has led the development and implementation of the City’s first comprehensive employee engagement program, CARE. She also has served as Interim City Manager for the City of Walnut Creek. Currently serving as the Assistant City Manager, she oversees Human Resources, Risk Management, Emergency Management, Economic Development, Legislative Advocacy efforts and the City’s Parking Enterprise.
The RGS Executive Committee is comprised of all Board of Directors members as well as the following Executive Committee members.
As a County Assistant Chief Executive Officer, Keith has over 20 years of management experience in community and economic development which has included significant business sector outreach. Keith has a B.A. Degree in Sociology and Speech Communications from California State University at Stanislaus and a Masters Degree in Public Administration (MPA) from the same Institution.
Mr. Boggs was appointed the Assistant Executive Officer in January, 2012. As an Assistant Executive Officer, Keith oversees the Strong Community departments which include the Ag Commissioner, Workforce Development, Cooperative Extension, DER/Parks, Library, Planning, Public Works, StanCOG, and Strategic Business Technology. Keith has worked in the Chief Executive Office since November 1996; Mr. Boggs became the GSA Director / County Purchasing Agent in July 2010.
The General Services Agency (GSA) recognizes their important support role. The Department remains dedicated to providing all Stanislaus County customers with reliable and responsive support services.
The General Services Agency insures that County departments can remain focused on their important community work by providing the supportive services that keep buildings operational, vehicles on the road, consistent mail/courier functions and procurement of supplies, services, and contracts. The GSA team supports approximately 3,800 county employees, 900 vehicles, and 2 million square feet of building space.
The General Services Agency strives to have our customers recognize our work as professional, dedicated, competent, and responsive.
Troy Brown was appointed as City Manager for the City of Moorpark in 2018. Brown has over 24 years of public sector experience that began in the City of Santa Clarita, CA. He has served as Assistant to the City Manager for the cities of Riverside and Elk Grove, Assistant City Manager for the City of Livermore, and City Manager for the City of Tracy.
Brown is the Chief Executive Officer of a municipal corporation of 65 employees, an annual operating and capital budget of approximately $48 million, and a city population of 37,000 residents.
Appointed by the Mayor and City Council, Mr. Brown is responsible for improving the community’s public infrastructure and enhancing quality of life for residents. Throughout his municipal career he has appointed executive leadership, reorganized City departments, oversaw construction of numerous capital improvement projects, enhanced transparency and elevated the professionalism of local government.
Brown has served on numerous community organizations and policy committees with the League of California Cities. In addition, Brown was a West Coast Regional Vice President for the International City/County Management Association (ICMA). Currently, Mr. Brown serves as a Director of the International City/County Management (ICMA) VantageTrust Co, an investment company that provides for the commingled investment of assets of retirement plans administered by ICMA-Retirement Corporation.
Brown has a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from California State University, Northridge and a Master’s of Public Administration from California State University, San Bernardino. He is married to his wife Toni and has two children, Kenneth and Ally. In his downtime he enjoys boating, wakeboarding and is an avid golfer.
Jerry Gruber was born and raised in Southern California. He was a member of the United States Air Force 1979-1985, Utility Manager for Sandestin Utility Company in Destin Florida 1985-1987, Water Operations Manager and Water Reclamation Manager for South Walton Utility Company 1987-2003, General Manager for the City of Big Bear Lake Department of Water and Power 2004-2007, City Manager for Atherton California 2007-2010, and is currently General Manger for Cambria Community Services District 2011 to present.
Gruber has a Bachelor’s degree in Resource Management from Troy University (2000) and his M.P.A. from Troy University (2002).