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Posted on: December 4, 2018

Our County Administrator Wins Top CAO Award

Our Contra Costa County Administrator, David J. Twa, won statewide recognition with the 2018 Distinguished Service Award from the California Association of County Executives (CACE). The prestigious award was presented at the General Assembly of the California State Association of Counties Conference on November 28, 2018 in San Diego.

The top award for County Administrator or Executive for Distinguished Service is only handed out for truly outstanding and meritorious work. The annual award is given to an individual CAO or CEO who has demonstrated respected leadership, shown exemplary work to benefit the community through long term positive results, and serves as a role model for others in cities, counties and the state. 

Board Chair, Supervisor Karen Mitchoff, was congratulatory at the December 4, 2018 Board of Supervisors meeting where he was honored in his home county. She said earlier, “We are proud to celebrate our County Administrator David Twa’s selection as CAO of the year. We are fortunate to have David’s leadership in Contra Costa and so pleased that he has received this well-deserved award.”

Read the full press release.

County Administrator Wins Top CAO Award(L to R): Supervisor John Gioia, Board Chair-Supervisor Karen Mitchoff,
Award Winner-Contra Costa County Administrative Officer, David J. Twa,
Chief Assistant Clerk of the Board Jami Napier, Public Works Director Brian Balbas,
Public Works Deputy Director Warren Lai, and Public Works Chief Deputy Director Stephen Kowalewski.

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