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Posted on: March 30, 2016

[ARCHIVED] City Manager Candidate Finalists and Selection Process


General Services Director, Anne Small announced four final candidates for the City Manager position, who were selected from an overall group of 67 applicants. City Council selected six candidates for final consideration; however, two of those candidates have since withdrawn. The interview process will include meeting with a seven-member community panel, the City’s Management Team and City Council. A community reception for the candidates will be held at Centennial Hall on Thursday, May 5th, time to be determined. The finalists in alphabetical order are:

George Korthauer – Mr. Korthauer has over 30 years of city management experience with his most recent assignment as the city manager for the City of Petoskey, Michigan. Mr. Korthauer is currently the CEO for Allied EMS Systems and Management in Harbor Springs and Petoskey, Michigan. Mr. Korthauer earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Western Illinois University and a Masters in Public Administration from Roosevelt University.

Michael Lamar – Mr. Lamar has 16 years of city and county management experience and is currently the County Manager for Morgan County, Georgia. Mr. Lamar holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of Florida and a Masters of Public Administration from the University of Georgia.

Steven Norwood – Mr. Norwood has 24 years of city management experience with his most recent assignments as the Chief Administrator for El Paso County, Texas and City Manager for the City of Round Rock, Texas. Mr. Norwood holds a Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice from Sam Houston State University and a Masters of Urban Affairs from University of Texas.


Gary Suiter - Mr. Suiter has over 30 years of experience in city and county management. Mr. Suiter is currently the Interim City Manager for the City of Steamboat Springs and is a management consultant with Suiter & Associates. Mr. Suiter holds a Bachelor of Arts in Urban Geography and Masters of Publics Administration, both from the University of Colorado.

For more information please contact Anne Small, Director of General Services at asmall@steamboatsprings.net or 970-871-8249.

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