Miriam Lens was appointed City Clerk for the City of Hayward in March 2009. She has worked in this office for over ten years taking the lead on such revenue generating projects as the Passport Program in 2007. Her office is committed to providing excellent service to Hayward residents. City Clerk Lens earned a Masters Degree in Public Administration from California State University East Bay. She holds a Certificate of Municipal Clerk from the International Institute of Municipal Clerks and is also a member of the City Clerks Association of California. She is bi-lingual in Spanish and provides translation services for the City and the community.