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1000 Central Avenue, Suite 350

Mon - Fri

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

The County Manager is appointed by and serves at the discretion of the Los Alamos County Council. The County Manager is the chief administrative officer of the County and is responsible to the Council for the administration of all County affairs placed in his charge by state statute, the Charter, County ordinance, or the Council.

County Manager's Office

Steven Lynne

Title: County Manager

Steve LynneSteve holds a Master’s Degree in Accounting and is a Certified Public Accountant. Prior to coming to Los Alamos County, Mr. Lynne worked with public accounting firms in Florida and New Mexico, with an emphasis in auditing local government clients.

Since joining Los Alamos County in February 1996, Steve spent the first 14 years with the County’s Office of Management and Budget rising to Chief Financial Officer in 2000. In 2010, he was promoted to Administrative Services Director/Chief Financial Officer responsible for the performance of the Information Technology, Office of Management and Budget, and the Procurement, Materials Management and Risk Management divisions. In February 2011 he was appointed to one of two Acting Assistant County Administrator positions to assist in the operational oversight of all departments and overall coordination of several of the County’s major projects. Steve later was promoted to Deputy Manager, and in that position, Steve had oversight of the Administrative Services Department, as well as the Community Services Department.

As a resident and a public servant, Steve believes it is his job to enhance the quality of life in Los Alamos by effectively implementing the County’s strategic goals and policies. Contact Steve using the information listed in the left side navigation bar.


Linda Matteson
Deputy County Manager

Anne Laurent
Deputy County Manager

Jackie Salazar
Executive Assistant