The Local Government Commission Team

Michele Warren

Chief Operating Officer
(916) 448-1198 x308

Michele Warren is the Associate Director (Operations) and has been with the Local Government Commission (LGC) since 1990. LGC is a nationally recognized nonprofit connecting local leaders, implementing innovative solutions and advancing smart-growth policies.

In her tenure at the LGC, Michele has been responsible for the management, planning and, production of all major conferences, as well as the management of numerous statewide and national projects that include conferences, workshops, seminars, and other special events. Michele has been directly involved in the planning and production of over 140 regional, statewide and national conferences, workshops and trade shows, ranging in size from 25 to over 1,700 participants.

Michele has extensive experience in managing multi-year projects with substantial budgets, that include multiple funding sources, that have included the supervision of multiple staff, subcontractors and vendors. Additionally, she has developed and implemented large-scale statewide and national outreach and promotional campaigns to support LGC projects and programs.

Currently, in her Operations role, Ms. Warren is responsible for overseeing all organizational functions for a staff of over 35 and supports both the Executive Director and the Associate Director (Finance) in overall organizational management.