Korthamar, Natalie

Natalie Korthamar is the Director of Human Resources for the San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District. The Human Resources Department is a full service department, responsible for all aspects of labor and employee relations, recruitment, classification and compensation, benefits administration, workers’ compensation, as well as compliance with relevant policies, laws and regulations.

Prior to joining the San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District, Natalie worked as the Manager of Employee and Labor Relations for the City of Palo Alto where she coordinated all City labor negotiations. While in this role, the City reached agreement with SEIU, police and fire unions. Natalie has strong knowledge in employee and labor relations, recruitment, organizational development, training and workers' compensation.

Natalie received her Juris Doctor degree from Santa Clara University School of Law where she was awarded the Deans’ Outstanding Student Leadership Award and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology, along with a Masters of Labor Relations Certificate from CALPELRA.