Expertise: Local Government
Experience: Interim County Administrator, Yolo County; Interim City Manager, Richmond; County Administrator, Contra Costa
Education: MBA, BS, San Jose State University
Phil Batchelor is a Blue Sky Consulting Group Affiliate and the Interim County Administrator of Yolo County. Previously, Mr. Batchelor served as the Interim City Manager of Richmond. For seventeen years, Mr. Batchelor served as the County Administrator of Contra Costa County. The County management team has the challenge of managing a complex organization consisting of the criminal justice system, health, hospital and clinic system, general services, social services and employment, planning, transportation and community development, public works, fire protection, building inspection, libraries, finance, and a variety of other departments. Mr. Batchelor also served as the Assistant County Executive, the Director of Revenue and Systems Agency, the Director of Personnel and Administration Agency, the Personnel Director, and the Budget Director of Santa Clara County.
Mr. Batchelor was presented the Outstanding Public Administrator Award by the American Society for Public Administration. His book, Raising Parents, Nine Powerful Principles (also printed under the title Love is a Verb in 1991) was first published in 1988. Phil Batchelor received his MBA and BS in Accounting from San Jose State University, and has a lifetime teaching credential for California Community Colleges in the areas of Business, Industrial Management and Public Administration. He has also taught or lectured at Berkeley, Stanford, San Jose State University, John F. Kennedy University, and Hayward State University.