The City of Wheat Ridge recently appointed Allison Scheck as the Administrative Services Director.
According to a press release from the city, Scheck will oversee the administrative services department that includes Human Resources, Finance, Purchasing, IT and Communications. These members of city staff provide customer service and support to both internal and external customers.
Scheck served as the Public Engagement and Operations Manager for the City of Lakewood from 2012 to 2018. In that role, she was responsible for managing the Planning, Administration and Community Relations Division of the Community Resources Department. She oversaw the park planning, marketing and communications, and administrative teams. She coordinated the department's budget, which is $40 million across multiple funds, and was responsible for coordinating capital planning processes and assigning project funding. She also served as the spokesperson for the department, and managed and facilitated public engagement processes. She frequently led efforts to maximize outreach to residents in solicitation of broad community feedback, and managed master planning and strategic planning processes.
Scheck received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Organizational Communication from Metropolitan State University of Denver in 2002, and her Master of Public Administration degree from the University of Denver in 2017.