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City Manager's Office

City Manager Marsha Reed
Marsha Reed - City ManagerMarsha joined Team Chandler in April 2013 as Assistant City Manager, where she oversees the day-to-day operations of the City of Chandler. She was appointed City Manager in April 2016. Prior to coming to the City of Chandler, Marsha worked for the City of Lubbock, Texas, for 20 years serving in many capacities in public works and the last five years as Chief Operating Officer overseeing several large departments. Prior to her work at the City she held several positions at the Lubbock District of the Texas Department of Transportation for 10 years.

Marsha is a two-time graduate of Texas Tech University obtaining her bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering in 1988 and her master’s degree in Public Administration in 2000.  She is a licensed professional engineer in the States of Arizona and Texas.  Marsha is a current member of the Arizona City Managers Association. Prior to moving to Arizona, she served in many positions for the South Plains Chapter of the Texas Society of Professional Engineers (TSPE) including President in 2001.  She was also heavily involved in the Texas Chapter of the American Public Works Association (APWA)where she has served in numerous capacities including President of the Texas Chapter in 2004. Marsha has served at the national level for the American Public Works Association, on their awards committee for three years, serving as Chairman in 2010. She also served on the National Nominating Committee in 2012 and served on the Texas Municipal League Board of Directors for two years.

Marsha has received several awards in her career including the Top Three Public Works Leader of the Year Award in 1998 by the Texas Chapter of the APWA and Engineer of the Year in 2006, from the South Plains Chapter of TSPE. She is married with four children and one grandchild.

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Assistant City Manager Nachie Marquez
Nachie Marquez - Assistant City Manager
Nachie Marquez was selected as the City of Chandler’s Assistant City Manager in March 2014. She joined Chandler as the first Communications and Public Affairs Director for the City in September 2000 and has more than 25 years of experience working in city government having worked for the cities of Phoenix and Tempe, prior to joining Chandler.  Prior to coming to Chandler, she served as the Community Relations Manager for the City of Tempe, where she worked almost 12 years and was the Public Relations Representative for the City of Phoenix Police Department before that.

Nachie received a bachelor of arts degree in 1985 from Arizona State University (ASU) with a major in broadcast journalism, and went on to earn a master of arts degree in 1989 in vocational education from Northern Arizona University. In addition, Nachie has served as an adjunct faculty member at both Arizona State University and Chandler-Gilbert Community College, where she has taught communication and public relations courses. She also conducts national and international workshops and training on topics ranging from internal and external communications to media relations and citizen outreach efforts.

She is a member of both the International City/County Management Association and the Arizona City/County Management Association and a life member of the ASU Alumni Association, as well as serves on ASU’s President’s Minority Advisory Council and is a member of the International Hispanic Network.

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Assistant City Manager Joshua Wright
Joshua Wright - Assistant City Manager
Joshua Wright was selected as the City of Chandler’s Assistant City Manager in May 2017. Wright has been the town manager of Wickenburg, Arizona, since 2011, and oversees six departments and the town clerk in that role. Prior to that, he worked at the Town of Marana for five years as assistant to the town manager and director of strategic initiatives.

Wright is a past president of the Arizona City/County Management Association and received the Associate’s Award for Excellence in Leadership in 2010. He also was named Economic Developer of the Year by the Arizona Association for Economic Development in 2011. He holds a Master in Public Administration and undergraduate degrees from the University of Arizona.

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Contact the City Manager's Office:
Phone:  480-782-2210
FAX:      480-782-2209 

Mailing Address:
City Manager's Office
Mail Stop 605
P.O. Box 4008
Chandler, AZ  85244-4008

Street Address:
City Manager's Office
175 S. Arizona Ave., 5th Floor
Chandler, AZ  85225

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