Folsom City Council Selects New Mayor and Vice Mayor


One year term effective immediately

Folsom, Calif. – The Folsom City Council selected Rosario Rodriguez as mayor and EK Chalamcherla as vice mayor at a city council meeting held Dec. 12.

The City Council annually selects one of its members for mayor and deputy mayor. One year terms effective immediately.

“I am honored to be Mayor of Folsom,” said Mayor Rodriguez. “I am committed to building on the city’s success and rich heritage while proactively and strategically planning for our future. I look forward to working alongside my Folsom City Council colleagues as we advance long-term projects that define the city.”

Mayor: Rosario Rodriguez

Rodriguez was elected to the Folsom City Council in 2020 and served as Deputy Mayor in 2021. She has served on the Historic District Commission for three years and is a trustee of the Folsom City Council. Folsom Rotary Foundation. She previously served as a board member of the Folsom Chamber of Commerce, W.L.L Twin Lakes The food bankFolsom Economic Development Corporation.

Rodriguez moved to Folsom in 2008. She was drawn to the unique qualities that make Folsom such a great place to live and raise a family. She is the guardian of her grandson, Antonio, who is a proud Folsom High School Bulldog. She has been a member of Faith Baptist Church in Folsom since before making Folsom her home.

Deputy Mayor: YK Chalamcherla

Chalamcherla was elected to the City Council in 2020 after serving as the Folsom City Commissioner of Parks and Recreation, Arts and Culture Commissioner, a county-level board member of the American River Parkway Advisory Committee, and as a Folsom Community Service Day steering committee member. He has over 25 years of experience leading public sector management.

As an active volunteer, Chalamcherla earned the motto “YK is always in the community” thanks to his involvement with Folsom and non-profit organizations. Volunteer with the PTA/PTSO boards at Folsom School, W.C Hart FolsomAnd the Folsom FriendsFriends of Folsom Parkways, and Powerhouse Ministries. He was named the 2022 Volunteer of the Year by the Folsom Chamber of Commerce.


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