City Manager - Robbie Corder
The City Council appointed Robbie Corder as University Park’s fourth City Manager in April 2014. He graduated Phi Beta Kappa with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of Kansas, followed by a Master Degree in Public Administration also from KU. Robbie also completed studies at the Senior Executive Institute at the University of Virginia. He has also served the communities of Chanute, Kansas and Prescott Valley, Arizona before joining the City of University Park team in 2004. Robbie most recently served University Park as the Director of Community Development, where he oversaw the City’s building inspections, code enforcement, and zoning services. Robbie is active in both the International City/County Management Association and the Texas City Management Association. Robbie and his wife, Katie, have three young children. In his spare time, Robbie follows Jayhawk basketball and enjoys playing tennis.
Assistant City Manager - Lea Dunn
As Assistant City Manager, Lea has management and organizational responsibility for the following Departments: Communications and Marketing, Information Services, Human Resources and Library. She also works on special projects and assists the City Manager in relations with the City Council.
City Secretary - Christine Green
Christine is responsible for attending all meetings and keeping accurate records of all actions taken by the City Council, maintaining official records and files of the City, holding and maintaining the City Seal, and serving as the election official for City Elections. In addition, she manages the office of the City Manager and processes liquor and health permits.
Director of Communications and Marketing - Steve Mace
Steve oversees the collection and preparation of information for distribution to both the public and the media via news release, video projects, social media, the City's website, UPdate, and the City's newsletter, The Arbor. Working directly with the City Manager, Assistant City Manager, Mayor, Council and Department Directors, he’s also involved in a variety of community outreach projects and serves as the City's primary media spokesperson.
Special Projects Coordinator - Amanda Hartwick
Amanda provides assistance and support to the City Manager's office, and completes research, surveys, and special projects as directed. She serves as Acting City Secretary in the Secretary's absence and assists with City Council agenda preparation. She also assists with community outreach efforts and coordinates activities for the Youth Advisory Commission.
Communications Assistant - Paige Ruedy
Paige is responsible for writing, designing, and editing marketing materials for a variety of City programs. She also posts and monitors information on the City’s social media platforms and provides administrative support to the City Manager’s Office.