Dr. April Mitts

Finance Director
City of St. Helena

April Mitts is the Finance Director for the City of St. Helena, located in beautiful Napa County.  She has over 16 years of government experience including; research, policy development, accounting, finance, and auditing.  She holds a Doctorate degree in Public Administration, a Master’s degree in Organizational Management, and a B.A. degree in Political Science. 

April is an active member of GFOA, California Society of Municipal Finance Officers (CSMFO), and Municipal Management Association of Northern California (MMANC).  She currently serves on the Board for the local Tourism Improvement District and has previously served on the boards for MMANC, The George C. and Hazel H. Reeder Heritage Foundation, Girl Scouts, and The Leadership Connection.

When not at work, April enjoys cooking and, along with her husband Chris, is an active participant in the abundance of food and wine offered in both Napa and Sonoma counties.  April and Chris also enjoy traveling and spending time their two “kids” – Jake and Bella (by “kids,” she means English Cream Golden Retrievers).