Intergovernmental and Legislative Affairs


The Intergovernmental and Legislative Affairs (IGLA) Office is a division of the County Administrative Office.

IGLA is responsible for State and Federal legislative coordination and advocacy and coordinates and negotiates with other governmental and regulatory agencies on matters of mutual concern.

Other services and projects within the Intergovernmental and Legislative Affairs division include:

  • County-wide Strategic Planning
  • Managing for Results (Performance Measurement Program)
  • The Office of Emergency Services (OES)
  • Media Relations
  • Go Green! Monterey County 
  • Strategic Grant Services 
  • Cannabis Program
  • Special Projects assigned by the County Administrative Office and Board of Supervisors

IGLA also staffs the activities of a number of standing and ad hoc committees of the Board of Supervisors, including the Legislative Committee and the Alternative Energy and Environment Committee.


IGLA Staff:

Nicholas E. Chiulos, Assistant County Administrative Officer
(831) 755-5145


Annette D'Adamo               
Management Analyst III
Legislative Affairs/Special Projects
(831) 796-3045

Joann Iwamoto                                                  Cannabis Program Manager
(831) 796-3017


Maia Carroll                    
Management Analyst III
Media Relations/Public Outreach
(831) 796-3092

Maegan Ruiz-Ignacio                                        Administrative Secretary - Confidential IGLA        (831) 755-5508