Recruitment Team

Pamela Derby

Manager/Executive Recruiter

Pam Derby has over 25 years of experience in managing public relations and client services in both the public and private sector. Since joining CPS HR Executive Search in 2003, she has managed a wide range of recruitments for state, city, county and special district executives including city manager, assistant and deputy city manager, executive director, general manager, police chief, fire chief, community and economic development director, human resource director, finance director, public works director, registrar of voters, library director, and director of information technology in addition to specialized support positions. Prior to joining CPS HR Executive Search, Ms. Derby served as the Aide to the Yuba County Board of Supervisors serving as the Board’s liaison to County Department Heads, the community, and the media. Previous to her local government service, Ms. Derby served in the private sector and with several non-profit lobbying associations where she was responsible for the management of several large consumer groups.

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Community Services Agency Director
Stanislaus County, CA

Amanda Sharp

Stanislaus County has selected Amanda Sharp to assume the role of Community Services Agency Director. Ms. Sharp comes to the County previously serving as the Deputy Director for the Placer County Health and Human Services, Housing Authority, and Veterans Services Offices. Ms. Sharp has dedicated her career to providing future-focused, innovative and efficient services to our most vulnerable communities.

County Manager
Los Alamos County

Steven Lynne

Los Alamos County has selected Steven Lynne to assume the role of County Manager. Mr. Lynne comes to the County previously serving as the Deputy County Manager and has been with the County for almost 10 years.

City Manager
City of Hercules, CA

Dante Hall

The City of Hercules has selected Dante Hall to assume the role of City Manager. Mr. Hall comes to the City previously serving as the Assistant City Manager/Public Works Director/Parks and Recreation Director for the City of Foster City and has over twenty years of experience in local government.