Dwane Milnes, DPA, Principal Emeritus
Dr. Milnes has extensive experience in municipal management, having served as City Manager or Assistant City Manager for 24 years. He retired as the City Manager of Stockton, California, after serving there for more than nine years. He also served as city manager for more than six years each in Yuba City and Merced, California. During his public service career, Dr. Milnes also worked in Burbank and Santa Cruz, California. He was appointed to the California City Planning Commission and as treasurer of the California City Community Health Clinic Foundation. Dr. Milnes specializes in public finance issues, organizational management audits, organizational system design/personnel allocation, analysis of methods of service delivery, and the cost/advisability of programs. He earned a doctorate in Public Administration from the University of Southern California. He is a member of the International City Management Association and the American Society for Public Administration.