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The City of Oregon has received local as well as out of state resumes for the position of city administrator, though most came from across the country.

The position became available after former Administrator Ken Filipiak, who had worked for the city for 10 years, announced his resignation to take the job as city manager of Mentor, Ohio soon after Mayor Mike Seferian defeated Mayor Marge Brown last November.

Those interested in filling the administrator’s position include:
• Dr. Thomas M. Brown, former mayor of Port Clinton;
• Lavell D. Craven, a police officer from Hyattsville, Maryland;
• Michelle L. Bowens, director of finance with the city of Vermilion, Ohio;
• Denis L. Fligor, director of public safety and service, Fostoria, Ohio;
• David W. Metzger, public works and services supervisor in the City of Eastpointe, Michigan;
• Ben South, a municipal manager from Canon City, Colorado;
• David Flaisher, a township supervisor from West Bloomfield, Michigan;
• David B. Kroma, who has worked in various city of Toledo departments;
• Richard J. Waugh, mayor of Heath, Ohio and a former councilman;
• James C. Payne, who has worked in local government administration for over 25 years, from Rio Rancho, New Mexico;

• Brad S. Peebles, who has served in public administration positions over the past 16 years, of Lyons, Ohio;
• Robert B. Vollmer, a consultant and advisor in the public and private sector, from Newark, Ohio;
• Richard Rose, a former city manager, from Gulfport, Mississippi;
• Gary W. Boden, a former city administrator of Clinton, Iowa;
• Scott A. Winckowski, an attorney in Oregon;
• Herman Middlebrooks, Jr., town manager of Berlin, Connecticut;
• David A. Maynard, former municipal manager, from Florence, Indiana;
• Geneva Fennell Mason, corporate director of risk and claims management of a North American automotive supplier, of Perrysburg;
• Robert M. Fowler, a policy advisor to the mayor and council for the Village of Carrollton;
• Michael A. Holtz, county maintenance manager for the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation;
• Homer Croy, assistant city manager development services, of Indio, California;
• Steven A. Marshall, who has held various government positions for the village of Bensenville, Illinois;
• John M. Shepherd, township manager for North Huntingdon Township, in Pennsylvania;
• Michael J. Puksich, a former city manager and village administrator, from Sheboygan, Wisconsin;
• Dennis R. Sparks, a former city manager and county administrator, of Hopewell, Virginia;
• Jackson Kinney, ex-director of community development, of Oshkosh, Wisconsin;
• James P. Bryan, administrator of Pioneer, Ohio;
• Hugh J. King, ex-city manager, of Monticello, Georgia;
• Timothy A. Cullenen, town administrator of Ashland, New Hampshire;
• Daniel G. Evers, administrator of Deerfield Township in Ohio;
• Phillip Barr, former administrative specialist with Arizona State University;
• D. Wayne O’Neal, former administrator of Hendry, County, Florida;
• Adrienne Marriott, a job coach at the Ability Center of Greater Toledo;
• David P. Eldridge, legislative director of the Taxpayers’ Federation of Illinois;
• Diana Smith, director of strategic planning for Camden County, Georgia;
• Susan E. Crotty, former deputy direcdtor of the Office of Workforce Development at the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services.




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