City Manager's Bio

Christina Turner 


Christina has worked for the City of Morgan Hill since March 2016. Prior to her appointment as Morgan Hill's City Manager in October 2017, Christina served as Morgan Hill's Assistant City Manager for Administrative Services and oversaw Finance and Budget, Human Resources, Information Services, and Council Services. In her role as Assistant City Manager she was instrumental in transitioning Morgan Hill to a two-year budget cycle, providing strategic leadership for Information Services, and assessing existing policies and processes to enhance customer satisfaction and organizational efficiency in the most cost effective manner. Before coming to Morgan Hill, Christina served as the Finance Director and Treasurer for the City of Gilroy. 

Christina is very involved with the League of California Cities, an entity that works closely with cities to protect local control through education and advocacy. She is the Past President of the Fiscal Officers Department for the League and serves on the League’s Revenue and Taxation Policy Committee and Pension Task Force.

Christina is a recognized member of ICMA and pledges to uphold the ICMA Code of Ethics.

Christina is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and has a Bachelor of Science in Commerce degree in Accounting from Santa Clara University.

Christina lives and is actively engaged in the South County community with her husband, a local chef, and her daughter and son.