Joe Irvin is the City Manager for the City of South Lake Tahoe. He was the Assistant City Manager for Healdsburg, California, since 2018. Prior to that, he was with
the City of Sequim, Washington, from 2014-2018, where he was first Assistant to the City Manager, then
Assistant City Manager. He also served the city from 2005-2011 as a City Planner.
Mr. Irvin was with the City of Marco Island, Florida, from 2011-2014 where he was Zoning Administrator. He
has a bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science from California State University Channel Islands and a
master’s degree in Public Administration from The Evergreen State College.
Irvin is a member of the International City/County Managers Association (ICMA) and a certified planner (AICP)
from the American Planning Association. Irvin is not new to South Lake Tahoe as he was a resident between
the years 2000-2003 while he attended Lake Tahoe Community College and spent many hours in the
classroom and on the slopes.
Irvin and his wife, Kate, have been married for 15 years and they have an 11-year old daughter, Michaela. In
his spare time, he enjoys a good game of cribbage, hiking, and snowboarding with his family.