City Clerk

Elizabeth Pabon-Alvarado, City Clerk

Elizabeth Pabon-Alvarado has over 20 years of experience in the fields of accounting, payroll and HR leadership. She is a 26-year resident of San Pablo, a mother of three sons, a grandmother of eight, and is married to David Alvarado, a former San Pablo Planning Commissioner and current West County Wastewater District Director. 

Ms. Pabon-Alvarado is bilingual in English and Spanish.

Appointed to complete term:  August 2017 
Term Ends:  November 2018


The City Clerk is elected every four years and reports directly to the City Council.  The legal duties and responsibilities of this office require that the City Clerk attend and record all City Council meetings.  The City Clerk's Office, which includes a staff Deputy City Clerk, is also responsible for:

  • Maintenance of all city records
  • Public Inquiries
  • City Council agendas
  • Custody of Official City Seal
  • Administering oaths
  • Municipal elections
  • Maintaining Board and Committee Appointments
  • Maintaining the San Pablo Municipal Code

Public Meeting agendas and minutes archives are available for the City Council, Planning Commission and Safety Commission.

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  • BS at Eastern Nazarene College
  • MBA at Golden Gate University.

Professional Affiliations:

  • Employed as Assistant Controller at Macpherson’s Art, the largest distributor of arts and crafts in the U.S. headquartered in Emeryville

Community Involvement:

  • Served as Board Treasurer of the San Pablo Economic Development Corporation
  • President of Eastgate HOA
  • Financial Consultant and Administrative Developer/Trainer for Weigh of Life, a women-run, non-profit providing nutrition and exercise classes to low income families. 
  • Served on the San Pablo Childhood Obesity Prevention Task Force which included coordinating the City sponsored youth 5k run and bilingual healthy cooking classes.