City of Vernon California

Vernon City Council members appoint Michael A. Earl to serve as City’s Human Resources Director

Press Release

Vernon, CA – Members of the Vernon City Council have appointed Michael A. Earl to serve as director of the city's Human Resources Department. Mr. Earl has 28-years of public sector human resources management experience. He will assume his new position in Vernon on Monday, October 24.

Mr. Earl currently serves as a human resources manager for the City of Santa Monica's department of Human Resources; a position he has held since February 2009. Mr. Earl is responsible for that city's Employee Relations and Benefits Division.

Mr. Earl has been a human resources management professional for the cities of Hermosa Beach, South Gate and El Cajon over the course of his professional career. He has served for two terms as treasurer of the Southern California Personnel Management Association. Additionally, he was a governing board alternate to the Independent Cities Management Authority for more than a decade and is a member of the California Public Employees Labor Relations Association.

Mr. Earl earned his master's and bachelor's degrees in Public Administration from San Diego State University.