The City of Wheat Ridge recently appointed Marianne Schilling as the Assistant to the City Manager, according to a release from the city.
Schilling will work on special projects including the research and development of new programs as well as the monitoring of existing programs. She will also coordinate the annual Civic Education and Governance Academy for residents, and support special resident committees organized by the mayor and city council. Schilling will also serve as a liaison with employees, public and private organizations, community groups and others, and will provide information and assistance regarding legislative programs. Her responsibilities will also include serving as Assistant Budget Manager and coordinating the Outside Agency Contribution program.
“We are very excited to have Marianne join the team at the City of Wheat Ridge, as we believe her background in project management and her experience in local government make her a great fit for this role,” stated Patrick Goff, Wheat Ridge city manager. “With new developments and 2E projects underway in Wheat Ridge as well as the much anticipated opening of the G Line commuter rail, this is a very busy time for the City, and we look forward to Marianne’s contribution in her new role. ”
For the past four and a half years, Schilling worked with the City of Centennial on the Budget Team and most recently served as a Senior Management Analyst. She also held positions for the City of Raleigh and North Carolina State University. She holds a master’s degree in Public Administration and a master’s degree in International Studies from North Carolina State University. She received her undergraduate degree from Butler University in Indianapolis, Ind.