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City Manager Rich Dlugas
The Chandler City Council named Rich Dlugas as Chandler’s new City Manager on May 12, 2011. Dlugas had served as Acting City Manager since June 2010. He has worked for the City of Chandler for 17 years, serving as Chandler’s Community Services Director from October 1994 until March 2002 when he was named Assistant City Manager.
Prior to coming to Chandler, he was the Director of Parks and Recreation for the City of Denton, Texas, and Assistant Director of Parks and Recreation for the City of Plano, Texas.
He is a member of both the International City/County Management Association and the Arizona City Managers Association. Dlugas holds a bachelor’s degree and master’s degree in Parks and Recreation Administration from Illinois State University, Normal, Illinois.
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Assistant City Manager Pat McDermott
Pat McDermott was appointed Assistant City Manager in May, 1989. Pat has more than 37 years of municipal management experience. Before joining the City of Chandler, Pat served as City Manager for the City of Brighton, Colorado, and City Manager for the City of Las Vegas, New Mexico. He also served as Assistant City Manager and Community Development Coordinator for the City of Chickasha, Oklahoma.
His educational background includes a bachelor’s degree in Sociology from Colorado State University at Fort Collins, Colorado; and a master’s degree in Public Administration from the University of Colorado at Denver. Pat also attended the Institute for Public Executives at Arizona State University and the Senior Executive Institute at the University of Virginia. In addition, Pat has served on a variety of committees as part of the Maricopa Association of Governments (MAG) as well as other local and regional committees in Arizona, Colorado, and New Mexico.
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Assistant City Manager Marsha Reed
Marsha Reed joined the City of Chandler as Assistant City Manager in April 2013. Prior to joining the City of Chandler Marsha worked for the City of Lubbock, Texas for 20 years. Most recently, she served as the Chief Operating Officer in charge of the Storm Water Management Department, Traffic Engineering Department, Public Works Engineering, Water and Wastewater Utilities Departments and the Street Maintenance Department.
Prior to her work in Lubbock, she held several positions with the Lubbock District of the Texas Department of Transportation over a 10-year period.
Marsha is a Lubbock native and a two-time graduate of Texas Tech University earning her Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering degree in 1988 and her Masters in Public Administration in 2000.
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City Manager's Office
Mail Stop 605
P.O. Box 4008
Chandler, AZ 85244-4008
City Manager's Office
175 S. Arizona Ave., 5th Floor
Chandler, AZ 85225
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