Jenny Salkeld

Jenny Salkeld joined the District in February, 2010 as Controller, was appointed as the Interim Chief Financial Officer for the District in June, 2013 and was assigned the permanent position of Chief Financial Officer on November 19, 2013. Ms. Salkeld is responsible for management and oversight of Payroll and Benefits, Financing Planning, Monitoring and Accountability, Budget Development, and Controller. Ms. Salkeld has participated in the issuance of the District’s Tax and Revenue Anticipation Notes, General Obligation Bonds and General Obligation Refunding Bonds in the collective aggregate principal amount of over $1.5 billion. On March 26, 2015, California State Treasurer John Chiang appointed Ms. Salkeld, together with 11 other individuals, to serve on the “State Task Force on Bond Accountability,” a special task force commissioned to develop best practice guidelines on the fiduciary care and use of State and local bond proceeds.Ms. Salkeld has extensive experience managing multimillion-dollar accounting, finance, and revenue operations and is accomplished in developing financial strategies that enhance organizational growth and maximize sustainability. Her expertise includes design of short- and long-term financial plans, investment management, financial problem solving, corrective action plan implementation, and compliance. In a previous private sector position, Ms. Salkeld was responsible for the accounting integration for a $450 million acquisition by a NASDAQ healthcare company. Additionally, she implemented a Board-approved Corporate Compliance Plan for a mid-size organization.Ms. Salkeld holds a Master of Business Administration and Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of La Verne. She is a member of the Institute of Management Accountants. Ms. Salkeld has completed coursework at Walden University in the Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology program, with a specialization in Organizational Psychology, and is in the process of completing her dissertation. Ms. Salkeld completed the Chief Business Officer Program at the University of California, Riverside in March 2016.