Marcie L. Edwards
City Manager, City of Anaheim
Marcie L. Edwards was appointed as the Anaheim City Manager in July 2013. This position provides administrative oversight of the 10th largest city in California, a charter city with more than 346,000 residents and a total operating budget of $1.6 billion, that provides a full spectrum of city services, including Police, Fire, Utilities, Community Services, Planning, Public Works, Community Development, and a variety of internal support Departments. Starting in 2009, Marcie did two years of "double duty" for the City of Anaheim, serving as the Utility General Manager and also as the Deputy and Assistant City Manager. Marcie had been serving as Anaheim's Interim City Manager since May of 2013.
Prior to her appointment as City Manager, Marcie was the General Manager of Anaheim's municipal water and electric utility. A 35 year veteran of the utility industry, she came to Anaheim in 2001 from the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power. At LADWP, she advanced from craft level positions in the 1970's, to management in the late 80's. Prior to coming to Anaheim, Marcie was an Assistant General Manager at LADWP with experience in oversight of electric operations, engineering, transmission line construction and maintenance, and overall utility customer service, as well managed a $1.3 billion budget and approximately 3,000 employees in two major Divisions.
Marcie is currently a Board Member on CleanTechOC, and a founding Board member of the Association of Women in Water and Energy. Marcie is a past Board member of the Anaheim Community Foundation, a past regional member of the National Board of the American Public Power Association, past President of the California Municipal Utilities Association, past Vice Chair of the Metropolitan Water District Board, and past President of the Southern California Public Power Authority. A past Governor on the California Independent System Operator Board, Marcie also served as interim CEO of that agency in 2004, and, in that role, assisted in avoiding statewide power outages during the Energy Crisis.
Marcie received both her Bachelors in Organizational Management, as well as her Masters in Public Administration from the University of La Verne.
She is married with one son.
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