Tulare County Hires Assistant County Administrative Officer

Longtime City of Hanford administrator Mary Lindsay has been hired as the Assistant County Administrative Officer in Tulare County. Lindsay started August 12.

“We are pleased to bring someone into the Tulare County family with decades of public service expertise,” said Jean Rousseau, County Administrative Officer. “Mary will be a valuable asset to our organization for years to come.”

Prior to her new position with Tulare County, Lindsay worked in various roles during her 26-year-career with the City of Hanford. Lindsay started with the City of Hanford in 1987 as a personnel technician, and then was promoted to personnel analyst and senior administrative analyst. Most recently, she served as Deputy City Manager in Hanford from 1996 to 2012.

Among her duties as Deputy City Manager, Lindsay managed personnel operations, served as a citywide budget coordinator, managed the municipal airport and worked on assigned projects and programs.

As Assistant County Administrative Officer, Lindsay’s duties will include: managing the General Services Department; monitoring, coordinating, and providing direction to the overall administrative activities of the County; establishing funding priorities; determining service levels and allocating budget resources; and evaluating program effectiveness.

Lindsay earned a degree in Business Administration – Personnel & Industrial Relations from California State University, Fresno in 1986. Prior to CSU, Fresno, Lindsay was a student at the College of the Sequoias.

Lindsay will earn $130,000 annually.