Executive Staff

Vince Beasley
Vince Beasley
Executive Staff - Fire Chief
Phone: 509-582-1370

The Fire Chief is responsible for providing the community with the highest level of life safety and property protection, which includes fire suppression, rescue, emergency medical services, public education programs, code enforcement, building permit plan reviews /inspections, fire origin and cause investigations, and Emergency Management Services.
Lisa Beaton
Lisa Beaton
Executive Staff - City Attorney
Phone: 509-585-4272

The City Attorney is the legal advisor to the City Manager, Administrative Staff, and City Council. The City Attorney’s Office prosecutes misdemeanor and gross misdemeanor cases for the City. The City Attorney and such Assistant City Attorneys as may be authorized, represent the City in all civil proceedings.
Ken Hohenberg
Ken Hohenberg
Executive Staff - Chief of Police
Phone: 509-585-1307

The Police Chief provides oversight, as well as ensuring the day-to-day functioning of the organization. This includes administering and monitoring the budget, hiring appropriate personnel for the operation of the Police Department, ensuring compliance to contractual issues, and most importantly, ensuring public safety.
Dan Legard
Dan Legard
Executive Staff - Finance Director
Phone: 509-585-4477

The Finance Director is responsible for overseeing finance, budget, audit, financial reporting and customer service.
Gregory McCormick
Gregory McCormick
Executive Staff - Planning Director
Phone: 509-585-4463

The Community Planning Department consists of three divisions: Long Range Planning, Development Services and Building Safety. The responsibilities of the Department include implementing the community’s long term vision and goals contained in the city’s Comprehensive Plan; administering land use policy and law and construction codes adopted by City Council. The Department supports several boards and commissions including City Council, Planning Commission, Historic Preservation Commission and Hearing Examiner.
Christina Palmer
Christina Palmer
Executive Staff - Director of Management Services
Phone: 509-585-4486

The Director of Management Services is responsible for overseeing the City Clerk's Office, Information Systems, Purchasing/Fleet/Warehouse, the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program, and various cross-departmental special projects.
Cary M. Roe
Cary M. Roe, P.E.
Executive Staff - Public Works Director
Phone: 509-585-4292

The Public Works Director is responsible for the Public Works/Engineering Division, Utility Services Division, and Traffic Division. Responsibilities include: administration of the design, construction and maintenance of City streets, stormwater, water and sewer services, and traffic control.
Terry Walsh
Terry Walsh
Executive Staff - Executive Director Employee and Community Relations
Phone: 509-585-4242

The Employee and Community Relations Executive Director provides leadership in all areas of Human Resource Management, Labor Relations, Employee Safety, Recreational Services, Senior Services, Tourism and Special Events.