City manager offers thanks for new community role
July 27, 2023
Thank you, Shelton. Thank you for this opportunity to serve my hometown and the place I call home. There are many people who have had a role in why I am here today serving as the next city manager.
Teachers and coaches like Dann Gagnon, Terry Gregg, Harlan Buitenveld, Brian Brickert, Dave Niehl, Mark Jensen (all basketball junkies like me) and many more, instilled work ethic and teamwork principles that carry over from the gym to the office.
Community leaders like Mike Byrne, who hired me for my first job at Mason County Parks, Gary Rhoades, who hired me at the city in 1993, and Mike McCar...