2023 CSMFO Annual Conference

Jean Rousseau

Executive Director, California Society of Municipal Finance Officers
Jean Rousseau

Jean Rousseau

Executive Director, California Society of Municipal Finance Officers

Biography

Jean Rousseau is the Executive Director for the California Society of Municipal Finance Officers, having completing a distinguished 31-year career serving local government in California, starting as an Accountant II with Fresno County. He moved up the finance ladder to Chief Accountant before becoming the Assistant County Administrative Officer in 2004. In 2007, he moved into the County’s top position (County Administrative Officer), serving Tulare and Fresno counties for 14 years until his retirement. He has served in several finance and accounting roles, including as Finance Director/Controller for the City of Fresno, Principal and Senior Accountant for Fresno County, and Staff Accountant for Sampson & Sampson CPAS.