The Folsom City Council appointed Evert Palmer as City Manager in October 2011. He previously served as Folsom’s Assistant City Manager, Director of Administrative Services, and Assistant Director of Finance/Information Technology Manager. He has worked at the City since 1996.
Evert is an International City/County Manager’s Association (ICMA) Credential Manager. He holds a Master of Public Administration degree from Golden Gate University, and a Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Leadership from Chapman University.
Evert is a member of Phi Alpha Alpha, the International Honor Society for Public Administration, ICMA and the American Society of Public Administration (ASPA). He has a Certificate of Achievement in Municipal Leadership from the University of Southern California School of Policy, Planning and Development, and is an Adjunct Professor of Public Administration at Golden Gate University. He is a graduate of the class of 1997 Folsom Leadership.
Evert and his wife Laura have two children and seven grandchildren.