Employment Agreements – City of Vallejo

Greg Nyhoff, Vallejo city manager, 2018 – present

Employment Agreement (2017)

Teri Killgore, interim Vallejo city manager, September 2017 – January 2018

Employment Agreement (2017)

Daniel Keen, Vallejo city manager, 2012 – 2017

First Amendment to Employment Agreement (2015)

Employment Agreement (2012)

Signature Page Employment Agreement (2012)


Gillian Hayes, interim deputy city manager, October 2020 – present

Hired as the city’s planning & development services director in October 2018, Hayes was promoted to interim deputy city manager in October 2020.

Differential Pay Authorization as Interim Deputy City Manager (2020)

Heather Ruiz, interim deputy city manager, October 2020 – present

Hired as the city’s human resources director in July 2018, Ruiz was promoted to interim deputy city manager in October 2020.

Differential Pay Authorization as Interim Deputy City Manager (2020)


Veronica Nebb, Vallejo city attorney, November 2020 – present

Employment Agreement (2020)

Randy Risner, interim Vallejo city attorney, February – November 2020

Interim Employment Offer as City Attorney (2020)

Started working with city of Vallejo in December 2018 as chief assistant city attorney. Promoted to interim CA in February 2020 with departure of CA Claudia Quintana. Returned to chief assistant CA position with hiring of Veronica Nebb as CA in November 2020.

Conditional Offer of Employment (2018)

Claudia Quintana, Vallejo city attorney, 2012 – April 2020

Second Amendment to Employment Agreement (2019)

First Amendment to Employment Agreement (2018)

Employment Agreement (2012)

Retirement letter – redacted (October 2019)

Retirement announcement (October 2019)


Shawny Williams, Vallejo police chief, 2019 – present

Employment Agreement (2019)

Joseph Allio, interim Vallejo police chief, July to November 2019

Interim assistant police chief, July to October 2020

Andrew Bidou, Vallejo police chief, 2014 – 2019

Second Amendment to Employment Agreement (2018)

First Amendment to Employment Agreement (2016)

Employment Agreement (2014)


Michael Kihmm, deputy chief of police, November 2020 – present

Joseph Kreins, interim deputy chief of police, December 2020 – present

Kreins served as Vallejo police of chief from 2012 – 2014.


Daryl Arbuthnott, Vallejo fire chief, 2019 – present

Jack McArthur, Vallejo fire chief, 2014 – 2018

Employment Agreement (2014)


Racheal Frederick-Vijay, homeless services coordinator, May 2019 – present

Consultant and Professional Services Agreement (May 2019)

Consultant and Professional Services Agreement (July 2019)


Greater Vallejo Recreation District

Gabe Lanusse, general manager, July 2017 – present

Employment MOU (2020)

Second Addendum to Employment MOU (2019)

Employment MOU (2017)

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