In Town Feb. 17 & 18
4:24 pm
Wed February 1, 2012

Burlington Makes Public City Manager Finalists

Burlington has released the names of the five finalists for city manager.

Two are currently serving in an administrative capacity.

- Edward Sadler as City Manager in Webster City, Iowa.

- Steven Winger as City Administrator in Center Point, Iowa.

Two others recently left their positions in city government.

- Ronald Chandler served as City Manager in Cedar City, Utah until the first of the year.

- Robert Knabel (kuh-NAY-bull) left his post as Collinsville, Illinois City Manager in November.

The fifth, William Way, Jr. served as City Manager in Needles, California until 2010.

The city released education and work histories for each finalist.

The records show each holds a Masters Degree.

The finalists will travel to Burlington later this month for interviews and public forums.

A sixth candidate withdrew their name from consideration prior to the list of finalists being made public.

 

RONALD CHANDLER

Education – Master of Public Administration – 1987 – Brigham Young University

Education – Bachelor of Arts – Economics – 1985 – Brigham Young University.

Work Experience (since 2000)

- 1999 to 2006 – City Manager – South Weber, Utah

- 2006 to 2011 – City Manager – Cedar City, Utah

 

ROBERT KNABEL

Education – Master of Arts – Political Science – 1975 – Eastern Illinois University

Education – Bachelor of Science – Political Science – 1972 – Eastern Illinois University

Work Experience (since 2000)

- 1996 to 2001 – City Manager – Batavia, New York

- 2001 to 2006 – City Administrator – Litchfield, Illinois

- 2006 to 2011 – City Manager – Collinsville, Illinois

 

EDWARD SADLER

Education – Master of Public Administration – 1976 – University of Wyoming

Education – Bachelor of Science – Political Science – 1975 – University of Wyoming

Work Experience (since 2000)

- 1999 to 2006 – Asset Manager/Asset Director/Assistant City Manager – Aspen, Colorado

- 2006 to present – City Manager – Webster City, Iowa

 

WILLIAM WAY, JR.

Education – Master of Public Administration – 1996 – Brigham Young University

Education – Bachelor of Arts – Economics – 1986 – Brigham Young University

Work Experience (since 2000)

- 2000 to 2004 – In Service To His Religious Community

- 2004 to 2008 – City Manager – California City, California

- 2008 to 2010 – City Manager – Needles, California

 

STEVEN WINGER

Education – Master of Public Administration – 2008 – Bellevue University

Education – Bachelor of Arts – Political Science – 1997 – Loras College

Work Experience (Since 2000)

- 2003 to 2007 – County Appraiser (Assessor’s Office) – Sarpy County, Nebraska

- 2007 to 2008 – City Administrator – Wall Lake, Iowa

- 2008 to present – City Administrator – Center Point, Iowa