Walnut Creek's City Manager is Dan Buckshi. The City Manager is appointed by the City Council, and is responsible for carrying out Council policies and directing the activities of the various departments and services.
In addition, the following programs and divisions fall under the City Manager's Office umbrella:
City Clerk's Office
Walnut Creek’s Assistant City Manager is
Teri Killgore. The Assistant City Manager provides leadership to key City functions, including innovation and economic development, administration, emergency services, risk management, and organizational development.