Suisun City Council Names Acting City Manager
Published on September 19, 2023
Suisun City Council voted to appoint Police Chief Aaron Roth as Acting City Manager effective September 20, 2023. City Council made the decision after placing former Suisun City Manager Greg Folsom on Administrative Leave.
“Council was pleased to unanimously appoint Chief Roth as Acting City Manager,” said Mayor Alma Hernandez. “Chief Roth has shown exceptional dedication to our city, and we believe he will excel in his new role. His experience and commitment to our community will be valuable assets as we work together to address the issues and opportunities that lie ahead. We are confident in his leadership, and he has full Council support.”
In his new role as Acting City Manager, Chief Roth will oversee the day-to-day operations of the city, will work closely with the City Council and staff to ensure continued delivery of essential services, and will focus on near-term goals including the process of conducting a comprehensive search for a permanent City Manager.
“I am honored to accept the responsibility of Acting City Manager and to continue serving the people of Suisun City. I look forward to collaborating with our dedicated City staff, elected officials, and the community to maintain and enhance the quality of life for all residents,” said Chief Roth.
Chief Roth started his police career in 1999, working for the Carmel-by-the-Sea Police Department. In 2000, he began working for the Martinez Police Department where he held a variety of assignments including Field Training Officer, Corporal, Narcotics Task Force Officer, Sergeant, Lieutenant, Commander, and Captain. During his time at the Martinez Police Department, he also taught several aspects of policing as a department trainer and was a SWAT team operator and team leader. In 2013, he co-founded a multi-agency SWAT team where he was a team commander until coming to Suisun City in July of 2019. Chief Roth has a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice and a master’s degree in public administration. He is also a graduate of both the Police Executive Research Forum’s Senior Management Institute for Police and the FBI National Academy, class 263.
To view the press release click here: Suisun City Council Appoints Acting City Manager-2023-09-19(PDF, 249KB)