More than 50 people have applied in hopes of becoming the next City Manager of East Ridge.
East Ridge News Online obtained a list of 55 people who had applied for the position which closed on Friday, Jan. 29. Of those applicants, two _ Amanda C. Miller and Christian Spindler _ list their hometown as East Ridge.
Two others, Tyesha J. Preston and William R. Nichols are from Chattanooga. Williams B. Whatson and Christopher J. Dorsey have applied and given their residences as Hixson. Rosemary D. Carswell lists her address as Soddy-Daisy.
City officials said that the job was advertised with the Chattanooga Times Free Press, the International Association of City and County Managers and with the Tennessee Municipal League.
According to the job posting on the City’s Website, qualifications include per the City Charter a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree with at least three years of direct supervisory experience in government. In addition, the council is looking for a person with experience in municipal finance, economic development and urban planning.
The following is a list of people who have applied for the City Manager’s job in East Ridge:
Jeffrey D. Trinker _ Richmond, Texas.
Amanda C. Miller _ East Ridge, Tenn.
Gary Palmer _ Farragut, Tenn.
Richard A. Douglas _ Erwin, North Carolina.
Jacob R. Foos _ Burns Flat, Oklahoma.
Mark A. Kutney _ Wellington, Florida.
George Niclis Kouloungis III (Nick) _ Macon, Georgia.
William (Bill) K. Lavers _ Snyder, Texas.
Elke Doom _ Princeton, West Virginia.
Scott S. Randall _ San Luis Obispo, California.
Adam R. Rabe _ Marengo, Iowa.
Don A. Hoyt _ Downsville, La.
Christopher A. Brice _ Pensacola, Florida.
Kelly D. Kautz _ Snellville, Ga.
William B. Watson _ Hixson, Tenn.
Tyesha J. Preston _ Chattanooga, Tenn.
Michael Lee _ Dewitt, Michigan.
Joshua S. Johnson _ Wilsonville, Alabama.
Joshua W. Ray _ Aztec, New Mexico.
Kevin L. Owens _ Birmingham, Alabama.
Richard Rose _ Chesapeake Beach, Maryland.
Randall Dowling _ Hoschton, Georgia.
Tarrance Malone _ Atlanta, Georgia.
Shawn Henderson _ Sautee-Nacoochee, Georgia.
John V. Laux _ Greenville, South Carolina.
Dr. Wendell Jordan Shaw _ Columbia, Tenn.
Shannon Hough _ Tomah, Wisconsin.
Robert T. Rokovitz _ Canton, Georgia.
Tracy L. Byard _ Lake, Michigan.
Christian Spindler _ East Ridge, Tenn.
Ron H. Rabun _ Griffin, Georgia.
Jeffery R. Tyndall _ Ooltewah, Tenn.
Mark K. Reeter _ Bristol, Tenn.
William R. Nichols _ Chattanooga, Tenn.
Dennis R. Sparks _ Hopewell, Virginia.
Austin H. Edmondson Jr. _ Morganfield, Kentucky.
Bret A. Bauer _ Holton, Kansas.
Solita M. Greene _ Ammon, Indiana.
Michael L. Billhart _ West Barnstable, Mass.
Terrence E. Arrington _ Darlington, South Carolina.
Anthony W. Barrett _ Bluffton, South Carolina.
Tim Boyde _ Bellefonte, Pennsylvania.
J. Scott Miller _ Leavenworth, Kansas.
Rosemary D. Carswell _ Soddy-Daisy, Tenn.
Carlo M. Pilgrim _ Boothbay Harbor, Maine.
David M. Bulzoni _ Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania.
Calvin A. Anderson _ Coconut Creek, Florida.
Christopher J. Dorsey _ Hixson, Tenn.
Sam Ragsdale _ Boone, North Carolina.
George N. Edes _ Pismo Beach, California.
Nicholas L. Gadzekpo _ Wheaton, Illinois.
Joshua White _ Seattle, Washington.
Louis C. Moore _ Texico, New Mexico.
James E. Ayers II _ Asheville, North Carolina.
Samuel F. Sulkosky _ Worthville, Pennsylvania.