At the regular City Council meeting on Tuesday, September 6, Mayor David Brummel and the Warrenville City Council unanimously approved the appointment of Cristina White as the next city administrator. White assumed the duties as Acting City Administrator on July 25.
Cristina has served as Warrenville's Assistant City Administrator since 2016, responsible for human resources, information technology, communications, and a variety of special projects. As Assistant, she has been a key part of Warrenville’s budget planning, establishing long-term goals, and implementing the City’s strategic initiatives.
“Serving Warrenville has been a source of great pride. I am honored and grateful to the Mayor and City Council for providing me this opportunity to continue serving in this new role. I look forward to working in collaboration with the City Council, City staff, and the community to advance the important ongoing initiatives and continue to strengthen what makes Warrenville a wonderful place,” said White.
"Warrenville is fortunate to have the opportunity to promote Ms. White from Assistant City Administrator to City Administrator. Not only is she devoted to the long-term best interests of the community, she has proven herself to be a consummate professional as well as a fine person. She has already served Warrenville for six years with distinction in her current capacity, and I anticipate great things coming for us under her leadership going forward," said Mayor Brummel.
White holds a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration from Dominican University, and a Master of Human Resources Management from the Keller Graduate School of Management. She also serves on the Illinois Public Employer Labor Relations Association (IPELRA) Executive Board, currently as the President of the Association, completing a two-year term in October 2022. In addition to IPELRA, she is a member of the International City/County Management Association (ICMA), the Illinois City/County Management Association (ILCMA), and the Legacy Project.
White succeeds John Coakley, who served Warrenville for 24 years prior to his retirement.