Operations Management

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Operations Management is the City Auditor’s executive office, providing leadership, accountability, and support for all activities of the City Auditor’s Office. Operations Management also provides support to members of the public.
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Business Operations Manager Joshua McNeal IV

Phone: 503-823-3610

Joshua McNeal IV assumed the role of Business Operations Manager in 2018. He provides administrative support and flexibility to multiple divisions as the Auditor’s Office continues to move toward independent responsibilities. Before joining the City of Portland, Joshua served as the Senior Business Services Manager at the City of Durham, North Carolina. Prior to that, he served as Finance Director for the City of Chester, South Carolina. Joshua holds a Master’s of Public Administration from Georgia Southern University and a Bachelor’s degree in Mass Communications from the University of South Carolina, Columbia. As a true southerner, the move to Portland is Joshua's first time residing outside of the Southeast region.


Programs and Operations Supervisor Becky Lamboley

Becky Lamboley joined the City Auditor’s Office in 2021 and came to the Office from Portland Fire & Rescue where she served as their first ever Equity Manager from 2018-2021. Prior to coming to the City of Portland, Becky spent 13 years working in Higher Education where she led a variety of departments, programs, and teams. Overall, her experience includes working with the legislative body and elected officials, investigations and HR practices, budget and grant work, and leading complex teams and projects (including Civil Rights compliance, mental health, substance abuse prevention, and equity and social justice).

Becky has a Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership, and two Bachelor’s degrees in Women’s Studies and American Sign Language Studies. As the Programs and Operations Supervisor, Becky oversees the City Clerk, Elections and Lobbying, and Contracts and Grants teams and supports the overall functions of the Operations Management Division.


Communications and Outreach Coordinator Leslie V. Chaires

Leslie V. Chaires joined the Auditor's Operations Management in November 2020. Previously, Leslie provided administrative support for Workers’ Rights Clinics across California, which offer free legal advice and counseling to low-income workers. She developed, implemented, and maintained community relations at a statewide level, working collectively with community groups, nonprofit organizations, faith-based groups, and government agencies (foreign and domestic) to promote access to free legal services for low-wage workers. She led outreach efforts to promote education of worker’s rights through workshops, know-your-rights trainings, and collaboration with media.

Leslie earned her Bachelor of Arts from San Francisco State University in 2008, double majoring in Broadcast and Electronic Communications Arts and Latinx Studies. She completed a Master’s Degree in 2017 in Ethnic Studies from San Francisco State. Leslie is committed to social justice and racial equity. She enjoys playing ukulele, going on short walks along the beach, and dancing cumbia. 


Elections Officer Louise Hansen

Phone: 503-865-6503

Louise joined the Elections Office as City Elections Officer in June 2020. The Elections Officer oversees campaign finance investigations, political consultant and lobbyist regulations, rulemaking, City petitions, and candidate filings. Louise came to the City after working as Civil Rights Division Intake & Support Manager for the Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries (BOLI). Louise also previously worked as Bilingual Civil Rights Investigator at BOLI. Prior to that, Louise clerked for the Clackamas County Circuit Court.

Louise holds a Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Studies with an emphasis in Environmental and Social Justice from the University of California - Santa Cruz, and a Juris Doctorate from Lewis & Clark Law School. After law school, Louise remained active in the Oregon legal community by serving as Co-Secretary of the Oregon Women Lawyers Clackamas Chapter and most recently as Co-Chair of the Oregon Minority Lawyers Association.


Administrative Specialist Andrew Bryans

Phone: 503-823-4079

Andrew joined the City Auditor’s Office in 2005 and became a Management Assistant in 2007. He holds a Master of Arts degree from Portland State University and Bachelor’s degree from Muhlenberg College. Previously, Andrew worked for the Oregon Historical Society.

Andrew performs accounting, human resources, contracting, purchasing, and payroll activities, supports information technology functions and projects, and helps maintain the Auditor’s website.


Administrative Specialist Amanda Zyph

Phone: 503-823-2711


Coordinator II Gayla Jennings

Phone: 503-823-3560