Wednesday, October 9, 2019

City manager to serve on Municipal League board

Northville City Manager Patrick Sullivan was recently named as a new board member of the Michigan Municipal League.
Members of the state organization recently elected six new members to the board during the  annual meeting at the 2019 convention Sept. 25 in Detroit.
Sullivan has been the city manager in Northville since 2006. Before coming to Northville, he was the city superintendent in St. Clair for 10 years and the assistant city manager/village clerk in the Village of Beverly Hills for five years.
Sullivan has a bachelor's degree in public affairs from Wayne State University and a master's in public administration from Oakland University. He has been a member of the league finance committee, the international city/county management association (ICMA) and the Michigan Municipal Executives (MME). He served on the board of directors for the MME, and as president of the organization in 2018.
Also chosen to serve on the board until 2022 were: Grosse Pointe City Manager Pete Dame; Cadillac Mayor Carla Jean Filkins; Flint City Councilmember Monica Galloway; Madison Heights Mayor Brian Hartwell and Sterling Heights councilmember Barbara A. Ziarko. In addition, Saginaw City Mayor Pro Tem Brenda F. Moore was named president and selected as vice president was Muskegon Heights Mayor Kimberley Sims. As vice president, Sims is in line to become the League president for the 2020-21 term.