He currently serves as a board member for the Center for Public Safety Excellence and has also served as an executive board member for the Iowa League of Cities and the Iowa City Management Association; chair of the State of Iowa’s I-JOBS Board; and Adjunct Professor for the Master of Public Administration program at Drake University. He received a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the Rochester Institute of Technology in 1980 and a Masters of Public Administration from the University of Alabama in 1982. He also attended the Senior Executives in State and Local Government Program at Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government.
On June 14, 2005, the citizens of Cedar Rapids voted to adopt a Home Rule Charter, which changed the form of government to the Council-Manager form. Mr. Pomeranz serves as the second city manager for the City of Cedar Rapids.