Melanie Purcell

Administrative Services Director
City of Sausalito, CA

Melanie Purcell is the Administrative Services Director for the City of Sausalito, CA. She supervises finance, human resources, IT, and property management, as well as promoting communication and research, evaluating systems, and developing organizational and employee success. She is also a reviewer for GFOA’s Budget Presentation Awards and a member of the GFOA Committee on Retirement and Benefit Administration.

Melanie’s previous positions include Director of Budget and Fiscal Planning for Shelby County Schools (TN); Government Finance Specialist at; adjunct lecturer, Master of Public Administration, at San Francisco State University; Assistant Financial Services Director for the City of Cape Coral, FL; Assistant City Manager for the City of Norfolk, VA; and Assistant Director for the University of Tennessee Municipal Technical Advisory Service.