In her first full day of office, May 8, Mayor Misty Buscher has announced City of Springfield department directors and staff as follows:
Police Chief Chief Ken Scarlette, current Springfield Police Department Chief, who has been with the department since 1998.
Fire Chief Ed Canny, current Springfield Fire Department Division Chief and Captain, serving since 1997.
Chief of Staff Mike Disco, who has served in the private sector.
Office of Budget and Management Ramona Metzger, who serves as the City of Springfields Comptroller and has been with the City since 2012.
Springfield Convention and Visitors Bureau Scott Dahl, who has served in that role since 2018.
Interim Corporation Counsel Steve Rahn, who has served as the City of Springfields Senior Corporation Counsel and has been with the City since 2011.
Interim Office of Planning and Economic Development Valera Yazell, who had served previously in that role.
City Water, Light and Power Doug Brown, current Chief Utility Engineer will continue in that role, and who has been with CWLP since 1994.
Community Relations Ethan Posey, who has served in the private sector.
Public Works (Effective May 15, 2023) Dave Fuchs, who has worked in state government. Current Director Nate Bottom is being named Chief City Engineer.
Director Communications (Effective May 16, 2023) Haley Wilson, who has worked in the private sector.