Community Development Director
Ali joined the City of San Rafael as a consultant in 2016 and became a full time employee in 2018. Ali has a BS in City and Regional Planning from Cal Poly State University and is AICP Certified. Her experience spans more than 20 years working in municipalities located in Marin, Sonoma, and Napa counties working on a broad range of projects including managing complex development projects, managing multiple consultants in preparation of environmental documents, and preparing policy documents on topics related to housing, land uses, and allowable uses of the public right-of-way.
Ali prides herself in developing partnerships with the City’s various departments to implement programs that help provide a better experience for the San Rafael Community.