Ohio - Hillard City Council appointed Michelle Crandall as Hilliard's first city manager. Voters approved changing the city's form of government to council-city manager in 2018. Crandall previously served as assistant city manager for the city of Hilliard.
California - The Omnitrans board of directors selected Erin Rogers to serve as interim chief executive officer (CEO)-general manager, effective November 7. Rogers currently serves as Omnitrans deputy general manager. She succeeds outgoing CEO-General Manager Scott Graham.
Missouri - Gov. Mike Parson announced Ken Zellars as director of the state's Department of Revenue on October 2. Zellars had been serving as acting director since March. He previously served as the department's chief operating officer.
Washington - The Port of Everett Commission voted unanimously to approve a contract with Deputy Executive Director Lisa Lefeber to be the port's next CEO, effective October 16. Prior to her role as deputy executive director, Lefeber served as the port's chief of policy and communications. She succeeds Port CEO Les Reardanz who is leaving to devote more time to his family and new position as rear admiral in the Navy Reserve Judge Advocates General Corps (JAG).
Florida - Palatka City Commission voted to offer the position of city manager to William "Bill" Shanahan Jr. His final appointment could be considered on October 10. Shanahan most recently was the county manager of York County, South Carolina. He previously served as deputy administrator for the city of Augusta, Georgia.
Washington - Vinod Brahmapuram has been named the state's chief information security officer (CISO), effective October 21. He succeeds Ron Buchanan who vacated the office on September 6. In his new role, Brahmapuram will direct the state's Office of Cybersecurity. He currently is the state of South Carolina's deputy chief information security officer.