Yvette Bowden, is now Boulder County’s first ever assistant county administrator. In this new role, Bowden reports to County Administrator Jana Petersen and is responsible for staff functions within the Office of County Administrator (OCA), including the Recovery and Resiliency Division leading Marshall Fire and other disaster recovery efforts; the Board of Equalization managing property tax appeals; Communications functions; and the Business Operations Division that supports administration of the county’s internal facing departments. She also leads cross-functional projects that span areas of responsibility among the departments reporting to the county administrator, and serves as acting county administrator in the administrator’s absence.
Yvette first joined the city in 2014. Prior to joining the city, Yvette held senior leadership positions in the nonprofit and for-profit sectors addressing issues of strategy, community engagement, public-private partnerships, law, fundraising and global inclusion. She holds business and juris doctorate degrees from Pace University Lubin School of Business and the School of Law, was a member of the 2012 Class of the Urban Land Institute Center of Excellence, completed the LEAD program at the University of Virginia, and has served on several national organization Boards of Directors.