ARTICLE | Mar 12, 2019

Dale Cheatham city manager, Burleson, TX 2012-19; town manager, Brownsburg, IN, 2010-12; city manager, The Colony, TX, 2001-09; city manager, Watauga, TX, 1997-2001; assistant city manager, Watauga, 1996-97; finance director and director of administrative service, Greenville, TX, 1995-96; deputy finance director, Greenville, 1994-95; budget supervisor, Dallas, TX, 1993-94; senior budget analyst, Dallas, 1992-93; budget analyst, Dallas, 1991-92; and intern, Dekalb, IL, 1989-91.

Peggy Merriss is retiring after having served her entire local government career in Decatur, GA. She was city manager, 1993-2018; assistant city manager, 1989-93; assistant to city manager and personnel director, 1987-89; personnel director, 1984-87; and employment services officer, 1983-84. ICMA President 2002-03, Merriss was the first female to have served in that role.

Sheryl L. Sculley, city manager, San Antonio, TX, 2005-19; assistant city manager, Phoenix, AZ, 1990-2005; deputy city manager, Phoenix, 1989-90; city manager, Kalamazoo, MI, 1984-89; deputy city manager, Kalamazoo, 1979-84; administrative assistant to city manager, Kalamazoo, 1977-79; planner, Kalamazoo, 1975-77; and research writer, Kalamazoo, 1974-75.