City Welcomes New Chief City Clerk

Marc Donohue, MMC,
Chief City Clerk

Marc Donohue, MMC, is the City of South Pasadena’s newly-named Chief City Clerk. “South Pasadena is a great community,” Donohue said. “I am so happy to be coming back.”

As a leader in municipal government, he has spent over 11 years perfecting his City Clerk skillset in four California cities, including Laguna Woods, Eastvale, Rosemead, and previously in South Pasadena. Marc also worked for Los Angeles Superior Court and as a Generalist Records Clerk in the United States District Court.

He comes to South Pasadena from the City of Rosemead where he held the same role for nearly two years.

Clearly excited about Donohue’s appointment, Stephanie DeWolfe, City Manager, shared, “Marc has worked at four agencies and served as City Clerk in three of them. He brings a wealth of knowledge about what works and doesn’t in the City Clerk’s Office. He will be a great addition to our team.”

Marc is very clear about his goals, “I want to continue doing good work, focus on transparency, and bring in the latest technologies to improve the way things get done.”

He holds a Bachelor of Science in Operations Management from California State University, Los Angeles, and has completed three certifications as Master Municipal Clerk, Certified Municipal Clerk, and Notary Public. He currently serves as a mentor to seven other individuals who are pursuing their Certified Municipal Clerk designation.

Originally from Montreal, Canada, Donohue is married, has two children, and is thrilled about another child on the way.