After a competitive national recruitment process, Harriet Richardson has been appointed to serve as Palo Alto City Auditor. Richardson currently serves as Deputy City Auditor for Performance Audits for the Berkeley City Auditor's Office. She will begin her new position on April 15 at a salary of $167,500.
"We are delighted to have an auditor with Harriet's vast experience and credentials join the City," said Councilmember Greg Scharff, chair of the Council Appointed Officers committee. "Harriet brings an extensive background in planning and conducting audits on a broad range of disciplines in federal, state, county and city government, and will be an asset to the city’s focus on transparency and accountability."
The full press release can be viewed here.