Glendale city manager to retire

Glendale City Manager Yasmin Beers will retire this October after more than three decades working for the city.

“This was not an easy decision for me, and I am grateful to Glendale for the opportunity to serve all these years,” Beers said in a statement. “The City has a strong, dedicated executive team who will continue to provide exceptional service to Glendale, and will work with staff and community members through this transition.”

Beers joined the city in 1987. She became deputy city manager in 2000, assistant city manager in 2010, and city manager in 2018. She has served on the boards of the Salvation Army and the American Red Cross. She has won numerous philanthropic and achievement awards from organizations like the Glendale Chamber of Commerce, the Glendale Educational Foundation, and the YWCA. In 2013, she received the Armenian American Woman of Excellence Award and in 2018, she was named Woman of the Year by Senator Anthony Portantino.

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