Redwood City Manager Melissa Stevenson Diaz has promoted Alex Khojikian to the role of assistant city manager of Redwood City.
Khojikian previously served as the city’s deputy since manager since 2016. His responsibilities now include “housing, economic development, communications and community engagement, and real estate transactions,” city officials said.
Khojikian will also oversee City Manager’s Office initiatives such as the city’s strategic plan, financial sustainability efforts, legislative advocacy and transition to district elections. He will also support emerging policy issues such as the City Council’s safe parking initiative.
Diaz called Khojikian “tremendously effective in his role” and able to take on a wide variety of complex issues.
Khojikian has 17 years of experience in municipal government. He’s served as deputy city manager for Half Moon Bay and also in various roles for the cities of Paramount and Anaheim in Southern California. He has a bachelor’s degree in political science from University of California, Berkeley. He also has master’s in public administration from California State University, Long Beach.
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