Rancho Cucamonga’s Daniels honored by League of California CitiesSAN FRANCISCO >> Linda Daniels, Rancho Cucamonga assistant city manager, was honored by the League of California Cities Thursday at the organization’s Annual City Managers’ Department Conference.
Daniels was honored with the John H. Nail Award for her diverse skills, breadth of experience, problem-solving approach, passion for the community, and positive attitude, according to a release by The League of California Cities.
“I am honored to be recognized by my colleagues throughout California for my leadership in Rancho Cucamonga,” Daniels said in a statement. “We are called to city management because we want to improve our cities and build communities where individuals, families, businesses and nonprofit can thrive.”
The award was created in 1978 in memory of Nail who was a highly regarded city manager. The League annually recognizes an outstanding municipal assistant who has contributed significantly to his or her city government and to the advancement of the community as a whole.
Daniels’ 32-year tenure with Rancho Cucamonga began when she joined as an assistant city planner. She has also served as the city’s senior redevelopment analyst and helped build one of the top 10 redevelopment agencies in California.
“My career in public service has been beyond rewarding and it has been a pleasure to serve the residents of Rancho Cucamonga,” Daniels stated.
Daniels was nominated by Rancho Cucamonga’s city manager’s department for her leadership in helping dissolve the Rancho Cucamonga Redevelopment Agency.