Mark Yokoyama, Alhambra's current police chief, has been selected as the city's next city manager. He will succeed Mary Swink who is is retiring.
The city's contract with Yokoyama will be on the agenda for approval at the May 23 city council meeting.
Yokoyama has been serving as Alhambra's Police Chief since June 6, 2011. He has been credited with enhancing community oriented policeing and "community engagemenet in a culturally diverse community," an Alhambra city press release stated.
Yokoyama holds a bachelor's degree in public administration from the University of La Verne, a masters degree from Cal State Dominguez Hills and a masters in executive leadership from U.S.C.