Steve Barwick - New County Administrative Officer

Steve Barwick

Steve Barwick begins work as new County Administrative Officer


At a special meeting of the Mono County Board of Supervisors on July 16, 2019, the Board announced the appointment of Steven Barwick as the new County Administrative Officer (CAO). The CAO is the chief administrative officer overseeing all county operations, except the elected offices, in Mono County.

After a nationwide executive search by Protham Company where more than 45 resumes were received, the candidates were narrowed to a short list of finalists. Following an extensive interview process, the Board of Supervisors selected Mr. Barwick based on his experience, educational background, and employment history. Mr. Barwick’s most recent employer was the City of Aspen, Colorado where he served the City for more than 25 years including 19 years as the City Manager. When asked about his new position, Mr. Barwick stated, “I am honored and excited to serve Mono County’s residents, Board of Supervisors, and county employees. My wife and I are eager to make new friends and become deeply involved in this wonderful community.”

With respect to Mr. Barwick’s appointment, Board of Supervisors’ Chairman John Peters said, “It is my sincere pleasure to welcome Mr. Barwick and his wife to Mono County. Mr. Barwick comes to the County with many years of public service and a wealth of experience from the City of Aspen, Colorado. I am certain that he brings with him the skills, dedication and knowledge to move Mono County forward to accomplish our strategic priorities and maintain fiscal resiliency while enhancing our workforce.”

Mr. Barwick starts his new position on September 9, 2019.