Ms. Peterson has more than 10 years of experience in the human resources field, specifically with municipal and government organizations. She most recently worked for Santa Clara County’s FIRST 5 organization as the human resources coordinator and prior to that she served as employee relations officer for San Mateo County Transit District for a 1,000 person organization.
She also has certifications in volunteer management and is a qualified Senior Professional in Human Resources and Society for Human Resource Management Senior Certified Professional. She is also currently seeking certifications as a benefits and compensation professional.
Ms. Peterson earned her Master of Science degree in community and regional planning from the University of Texas and her Bachelor’s degree through the honors program at the University of Texas also. She is a member of the Williamson County Human Resources Association and a former mediator for the Texas Intergovernmental Shared Neutrals Program.