CCMF strives to encourage and support excellence in city management. The following individuals demonstrate the characteristics of top-notch civic leaders.
What inspired you to enter city management? Local government is a bit of a family business. My mom is a retired deputy city clerk from Royal Oak, Michigan, and growing [...]
What inspired you to enter city management? Public service has been a tradition in my family; and specifically, my high school civics teacher and my grandfather inspired lifelong civic curiosity [...]
What inspired you to enter city management? There was a calling and a passion for public service during my high school days at Los Amigos High School in Fountain Valley. [...]
What inspired you to enter city management? After being laid off from the bank where I had worked for several years, I entered college with the goal of returning to [...]
What inspired you to enter city management? How did you become a city manager? My trajectory was atypical and non-traditional. While my education and subsequent training was focused on public [...]
The first brother-sister city manager pair in California history, Aram and Arminé Chaparyan are first-generation immigrants on a shared path to serve the public and give back.