The Administration Department consists of the City Manager. The City Manager is appointed by the Marshall City Commission. The City Manager is the administrative head of the City and is responsible for the efficient administration of the City. The City Manager carries out the policies and directives of the City Commission. The City Manager ensures that City ordinances, resolutions and regulations are enforced. The City Manager oversees the delivery of services and supervises all departments. The City Manager recommends measures and actions to the City Commission necessary for the operation of the City and delivery of services. The City Manager is the budget officer for the City.
City Manager – Mark Rohr (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Mark Rohr was appointed as the City Manager of the City of Marshall, effective January 14, 2019.
Mr. Rohr is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the city, applies strategic direction; implements council policies, and coordinates community issues in a city with a $31,109,307 budget. Rohr has 31 years of local government experience (29 years as a city manager) and most recently served as city manager of League City, Texas, from March 2014 to Dec. 2016 where he oversaw extensive economic development and infrastructure improvement projects. He also served as city manager of Joplin, Missouri, from Nov. 2004 to Feb. 2014 and led nationally-recognized rebuilding efforts after an EF-5 tornado swept through the city in 2011, as well as oversaw multiple multi-million-dollar projects including the design and construction of an eight-million-dollar athletic complex. In addition, he was recognized for his work in Joplin by receiving one of Governing Magazine’s “Public Official of the Year” awards in 2012. He also won the Voices for National Service Award in 2013, which is a national award for his coordination of 175,000 volunteers in Joplin following the tornado.
Mr. Rohr previously held city manager positions in Punta Gorda, Florida; and the cities of Piqua, Washington Court House, and Newton Falls, all in Ohio.
Mr. Rohr received his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Miami University and a Master of Public Administration from Xavier University.
A native of Cincinnati, Ohio; Mr. Rorh and his wife Lois are parents to six children. In his spare time, Mr. Rohr enjoys sports, reading and following the stock market.
Executive Assistant / Purchasing Manager – Yvette Graham (email@example.com)
Yvette Graham has served the City of Marshall since 1988 in the positions of Administrative Assistant, Payroll Accountant/Deputy City Secretary, and Utility Billing Manager prior to her current position.