Save the date and join us virtually on Monday, November 29 at 6 p.m., to meet our top and final candidates for City Manager. Candidates will be asked a series of questions based on what we heard from you in the community survey
that went out earlier this year. Please share your feedback by filling out our online survey
during the event.
No registration required, click the Zoom Link provided below on the 29th to join the forum. Zoom Link
Brian Davis, Director of Community Development
City of Federal Way
Since 2016, Brian Davis has served as the Director of Community Development for the City of Federal Way in Washington. Brian started his career as an NEPA Planner for the U.S. Bureau of Land Management. From there, he was an Associate Planner for Lincoln County, Oregon, and then the Director of Community Development for the City of Roseburg, Oregon. Brian has a Bachelor of Arts from Brigham Young University and a Master of Business Administration from Oregon State University. He is certified by the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP).
Kendall Hodson, Chief of Staff
King County Elections
Kendall Hodson has served as Chief of Staff for King County Elections in Washington since 2016. Before that, she held other positions for King County such as Strategic Planning and Organizational Development Consultant and Administration, Policy, Performance, and Systems Manager for Human Resources as well as Strategy and Performance Analyst for the Executive Office and Executive Fellow for the Office of Management and Budget. Prior to her work with King County, Kendall was an Associate Legislative Assistant for the Office of State Senator Tracey Eide and a Program and Policy Analyst for the U.S. Department of Education. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Politics and Government from the University of Puget Sound and a Master of Public Policy from Harvard University.
Nate Robinson, Assistant Vice President
University of Texas
Nate Robinson has served as the Assistant Vice President for The University of Texas at El Paso since 2014. Prior to that, he was the Division Manager for King Abdullah University of Science and Technology in Saudi Arabia, a Director for the NASA Center for Space Exploration and Mechanical Engineering, and various engineering roles for Jacobs at NASA White Sands Testing Facility, ESEI, and Syndetix. Nate has a Bachelor of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering from The University of Texas and a Master of Science in Econometrics and Finance from The University of Texas at El Paso.