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Rosemary Anderson
Emergency Services Manager
(831) 454-2715
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Rosemary Anderson’s diverse career path, which includes work in social services and higher education, has led to her work in emergency management for the past nine years, and to her current role as the emergency services manager for the County of Santa Cruz since 2016.

Rosemary holds a Master in Organizational Development and a Bachelor in Organizational Behavior, both from the University of San Francisco. She graduated from the National Emergency Management Advanced Academy with her Northern California cohort in June of 2018. She has been fortunate to call Santa Cruz County her home since 1975.

Karen Adler
Administrative Staff
(831) 454-2166
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Karen Adler brings extensive experience in the management of grants, programs, and communications to her role at the Office of Emergency Services (OES) in administration and grants management.

Since joining the County family in 2017, Karen’s immersion in the world of emergency services has included training on a wide array of topics, as well as participation in full-scale simulated emergency exercises and two real-life Emergency Operations Center activations.

Karen enjoys contributing to a number of additional projects that include providing the voice of the County Employee Hotline, producing a monthly informational feature for the OES website, serving as a PRIMO Liaison, staffing community outreach events, and collaborating with a variety of County partners.