City Manager Nancy Hunt-Coffey has announced the appointment of Stephanie Harris to the position of Director of Community Services for the City of Beverly Hills, effective immediately. Harris has been serving as Interim Director since January. The department’s former director, Jenny Rogers, has announced her retirement from public service.
“I am thrilled to welcome Stephanie to her new role,” said Hunt-Coffey. “With a deep knowledge of the department and Beverly Hills community, I know she will excel in this position and lead her incredible team with pride and a vision for the future.”
As Director of Community Services, Harris will oversee the Department’s Administrative Support, Human Services, Library, Arts & Culture, and Recreation and Parks divisions.
“I am thankful for the trust Nancy and the City Council have placed in me,” said Harris. “With the work of the extraordinary staff in community services, our programs and community events will continue to provide an exceptional quality of life for those who live, work and visit our incredible city.”
Harris joined the city in 2014 as a Management Analyst in the Community Services Department, later promoting to Senior Management Analyst and Community Services Manager before joining the City Manager’s Office in 2022 as Community Outreach Manager. Prior to joining Beverly Hills, Harris worked for the City of Rosemead’s Parks and Recreation Department for 11 years.
She earned her bachelor’s degree from California State University, Los Angeles, and her master’s degree in Public Administration from California State University, Northridge.