Jennifer M. Cervantez

City Manager's Office
Title: City Manager
Phone: 949-635-1811
Jennifer Cervantez

About the City Manager
Jennifer M. Cervantez was appointed City Manager of Rancho Santa Margarita in July 2012. As the City Manager, she provides the City Council with policy recommendation, implements Council direction and oversees the day-to-day operations of the City.

Municipal Experience
She has over 15 years of varied municipal experience, previously serving the City of La Habra as the Assistant City Manager. Professional experience also includes the City of Santa Ana and the League of California Cities.

Jennifer holds a Bachelor's Degree in Political Science from California State University, Long Beach, and a Master's Degree in Public Policy from Claremont Graduate University.

Personal Life

Jennifer is a lifelong resident of Santa Ana where she resides with her husband, Javier, and 2 young daughters, Emily and Julia. She is involved in her daughters' school and church activities. Jennifer enjoys reading, creative writing, and music.                                

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