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City Manager of the Year Award

2017 City Manager of the Year
Tim Ellis, Goodlettsville
>Read the Press Release

What is it? The City Manager (Administrator) of the Year award is sponsored by the Tennessee City Management Association as a peer recognition program to acknowledge Tennessee managers, administrators, or assistants who have made exceptional contributions to the profession or to their city. The award will be presented at the Tennessee Municipal League annual conference in June.

Who Is Eligible? Any TCMA member serving as manager, administrator, or assistant in a Tennessee city may be nominated.

Who Are the Judges and How Are the Nominees Judged?

Nominees are judged by the appointees of the TCMA Executive Board based on the following criteria:

  • Significant achievements made within the scope of their regular duties.
  • Special contributions made outside of their routine responsibilities.
  • Length of service to the municipality.
  • Demonstration of outstanding initiative, perseverance, or dedication to the profession or their city.

How May I Nominate Someone? Complete the Nomination Form

For more information Email Mike Walker, TCMA Executive Director.

Submission: Supporting documents such as pictures or newspaper clipings can be emailed with the application form.


 

Award Recipients

At the Tennessee Municipal League Conference each June, TCMA recognizes one member of the profession who has made significant contributions to the betterment of their community and the profession. Nominations may be received from anyone that has knowledge of the achievements and contributions of the member. The criteria used by the Nomination and Recognition Committee in evaluating the nominations includes the following:

  • Significant achievements within the scope of their regular duties.
  • Special contributions made outside of their routine responsibilities.
  • Length of service to the municipality.
  • Demonstration of outstanding initiative, perseverance, or dedication to the profession or their municipality.

The Prior Year Recipients of the City Manager of the Year Award are listed below:

2016 Sherry Spicer - Dudley Pittman Center
2015 Mitchell Moore Athens
2014 James Lewellen Collierville
2013 Victor Lay Spring Hill
2012 Jeff Broughton Bristol
2011 Jody Baltz Tullahoma
2010 Pete Peterson Johnson City
2009 Roger Haley Murfreesboro
2008 Jim Crumley Morristown
2007 Jimmy Scurlock Dover
2006 Gary Hensley Maryville
2005 Mike Walker Brentwood
2004 Angie Carrier Dandridge
2003 A. Ray Griffin Kingsport
2002 Cindy Cameron Ogle Gatlinburg
2001 Charles Stahl Elizabethton
2000 Earlene Teaster Pigeon Forge
1999 John Campbell Johnson City
1998 David Wilson Goodlettesville
1997 Don Pickard Soddy-Daisy
1996 Patrick Lawton Germantown
1995 C.L. Overman Alcoa
1994 Doug Bishop Springfield
1993 Lynn Wampler Fayetteville
1992 John Campbell Johnson City
1991 Jim Zumwalt Kingsport
1990 Marvin Bolinger Athens
1989 Gary Hensley Maryville
1988 E.C. (Clyde) Fite Murfreesboro                  

 

 

 

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