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) Credentialed Manager. He holds a Master of Public Administration degree from Golden Gate University, and a Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Leadership from Chapman University. He has a Certificate of Achievement in Municipal Leadership from the University of Southern California School of Policy, Planning and Development.
Evert is a member of Phi Alpha Alpha, the International Honor Society for Public Administration and ICMA. He is an Adjunct Professor of Public Administration at Golden Gate University and a graduate of the class of 1997 Folsom Leadership.
Evert and his wife Laura have two children and eight grandchildren.