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Granbury City Manager Chris Coffman has received the great honor of being elected to serve as president of the Texas City Management Association (TCMA) for 2018-2019. As president of TCMA, Mr. Coffman will have the opportunity to implement goals and initiatives for the future or the organization and travel and visit with TCMA members in all regions of the state.
TCMA is an organization of local government professionals dedicated to promoting the highest standards of governance, service, leadership, ethics, and education. TCMA is committed to the council-manager form of government and effective partnerships with elected officials.
Mr. Coffman’s goals as TCMA president include implementing and enhancing programs for developing future city managers, furthering an educational campaign on the benefits of hiring professional city managers, and refreshing the TCMA’s marketing tools and resources. Read more about Mr. Coffman’s TCMA goals in his letter to members at tcmamanagementmessenger.org.
“The Council is very proud that our city manager has been elected to lead the Texas City Management Association for the upcoming year,” said Mayor Nin Hulett, “We are fortunate to have Mr. Coffman in Granbury, and it is important that we support him in this leadership position as he shares his knowledge and expertise with communities all over Texas.”
Mr. Coffman has been with the City of Granbury since May of 2015. Since 1998, Coffman has served as city manager in the Texas communities of Sealy, The Village of Timber Creek Canyon, Borger, and Panhandle. He also served as the local government services director for the Panhandle Regional Planning Commission for four years.
Coffman is a Cum Laude graduate of West Texas A&M University, with a Bachelor of Science degree in public administration. He also earned a Certified Public Manager designation through Texas Tech University, is a graduate of the Texas Municipal League’s Public Executive Institute, and is a graduate of the Dale Carnegie Course for Effective Public Speaking and Human Relations.
For more information about TCMA, visit tcma.org.