Santa Monica City Council announced Tuesday Denise Anderson-Warren as the City’s new City Clerk. A 21-year veteran of the City Clerk’s Office, Anderson-Warren brings vast knowledge of the department to her new role. She has served as Assistant City Clerk for the past five years.
“Denise is uniquely poised to run the City Clerk’s Office with her depth of experience managing elections and public records,” said Mayor Tony Vazquez. “She is widely respected within the department, City and the regional clerk community. Denise will serve our community with integrity and a strong vision for the future.”
Anderson-Warren began her career in the City Clerk’s Office as a Staff Assistant III, and has held various positions, including: Deputy City Clerk, Records Management Coordinator, and Records and Election Services Manager.
“I would like to thank the City Council for providing me with this opportunity. I look forward to continuing to provide excellent customer service, and strengthening the relationship between the City Clerk’s Office and members of the public. Making documents easier to access, promoting elections, and finding better ways to provide input at public meetings, are some of my future goals.”
Anderson-Warren has a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism from the University of Redlands, with a minor in Political Science. She currently serves on the Executive Board for the Southern Division of the City Clerks Association of California as Awards and Recognition Director.
As Santa Monica City Clerk, Anderson-Warren will receive a base salary of $15,269 a month.