Title: City Manager
Municipality: City of Greenville
Position Interested In: At-Large - Manager
Tell us why you would like to serve in a leadership position at the League. In particular, specify goals you would like to accomplish as an officer or board member and indicate how, if attained, they will help to achieve Vision 2030 – the League’s future vision of how cities and towns will operate in 2030.
Over my career in local government, I have watched local governments work together to improve the lives of residents across North Carolina. These efforts have been led by the League of Municipalities and the collective energy is invaluable. As a City Manager serving on League Board, I will work to share the perspective and insights of my partner organization to help the League to achieve the Vision 2030 goals.
Tell us about your experience as a municipal official. You may want to include information on your service on the municipal governing body, other related boards and special areas of interest.
I have served in municipal management more than 35 years. The vast majority of this service has been in Eastern North Carolina communities. During career, I have served in a variety of functions including Human Resources, Budget, Planning and executive management. This broad experience helps me to understand the unique challenges facing North Carolina cities.
Tell us about your educational background, professional experience, and/or community or civic activities.
As noted on my resume, I have a Bachelor of City Planning from the University of Virginia and a Master of Public Administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
In Greenville, I serve as a commissioner to Greenville Utilities Commission, member of the Greenville Pitt County Chamber of Commerce Board of Director and Vice- Chair of the Pitt County United Way. I also serve as a member of the North Carolina Water Treatment Operators Certification Board.
Have You Participated in Any NCLM Events or Committees?
CityVision Annual Conference
Town & State Dinner or Town Hall Days
Legislative Goals Planning Events or Process
Please provide any other information you would like the Nominations Committee to consider.