The county manager's duties include implementing the policies and priorities of the Board of County Commissioners and overseeing the day-to-day operations of the county.
Alisha Reis is currently serving as interim county manager.
When Alisha Reis joined Adams County in January 2018, she brought along a wealth of public policy experience from around Colorado. Currently serving as Interim County Manager since December 2021, Alisha runs the day-to-day operations of the fifth-largest county in Colorado, with approximately 520,000 residents.
Previously, Alisha served in two different Deputy County Manager roles, overseeing several functions, including Budget & Finance; Community & Economic Development; Facilities & Fleet Management; Information Technology & Innovation; Long-Term Recovery & Major Initiatives; Parks, Open Space & Cultural Arts; and Public Works.
Prior to service with Adams County, Alisha held roles in public management and community development in rural and mountain communities across the state.
Alisha holds a Credentialed Manager designation from the International City/County Management Association, where she also serves as chair of the Sustainable Communities Committee. The ICMA-CM designation recognizes managers’ education, experience, integrity, and commitment to lifelong learning.
Alisha earned her BA in Journalism and Political Science from Metropolitan State University of Denver and went on to get her MA in Political Science and Public Policy from the University of Colorado Denver.
A long-time resident of Colorado, she spends her free time enjoying hiking, running, and nearly any outdoor activity with her family and friends.