Genesis Gavino

Chief of Staff

City of Dallas, TX

Genesis currently serves as Chief of Staff and Resilience Officer for the City of Dallas where she
leads the implementation of the Resilient Dallas Strategy, broadband and digital equity efforts,
and the coordination of special projects and other city-wide interdepartmental initiatives. In
addition, she has oversight of the central operations and administrative affairs of the Mayor
and City Council Office.
Genesis is a founding member of the International Network of Asian Public Administrator’s, an
affinity group affiliated with the International City and County Management Association.
Genesis holds a Bachelor of Arts in business administration with a focus on management and
operations from Washington State University; a Master’s in Public Administration and
certificate in nonprofit management from the University of Washington; and is currently
pursuing a Ph.D. in Public Administration and Public Policy at the University of Texas at