The City of Springfield City Council members have narrowed their search for a new city manager to two finalists. The council will meet in Executive Session on Monday, February 3 to continue deliberations.
Nancy Newton has more than 10 years of local government management experience and currently serves as Assistant County Executive/Chief Operating Officer for Sacramento County, California, a position she has held since 2016. Before that, she served as Interim County Administrator for Clackamas County, Oregon, from July to September 2013, and Deputy County Administrator for Clackamas County from 2010 to 2016.
Nancy holds a bachelor’s degree in management and organizational leadership from George Fox University and a master’s degree in public administration from Portland State University.
Raymond Lee has more than 10 years of local government management experience and currently serves as the Public Works Director for the City of Amarillo, Texas, a position he has held since 2016. Before that, he worked for the City of Dallas, Texas, as Assistant Director of Street Services from 2015 to 2016 and in a variety of positions in the Street Services department from 2012 to 2015. He also served as Business Manager for Library Services for the City of Dallas from 2010 to 2012.
Raymond holds a bachelor’s degree in in public administration from Henderson State University and a master’s degree in public administration from the University of Kansas.
For more information: Springfield City Manager Pro Tem Mary Bridget Smith, 541.744.4061 or firstname.lastname@example.org ; or Public Information Officer Amber Fossen, 541.726.3695 or email@example.com