Welcome to the Office of the City Manager. Under Goodyear's City Manager/Council form of government, the city manager is the chief administrative officer of the city. He is appointed by and reports directly to the mayor and City Council. The city manager oversees the operations of the city and serves as head administrator to all employees in the 14 operating departments. The city attorney and municipal judge also are appointees of the City Council.
The city manager is responsible for assuring that city services are performed in accordance with City Council policies and goals and within the capability of the city's resources. The city manager presents the city budget to the City Council and keeps it advised of the city's financial condition and the future needs of the city. The city manager is responsible for the long-range strategic planning for the organization and the development of recommendations to City Council on a variety of public policy issues.
The Deputy City Managers, Finance and Economic Development departments, and Governmental Relations division reports directly to the city manager. All other city operations fall under the supervision of two deputy city managers.
City Manager - Brian Dalke CEcD
Brian Dalke was appointed City Manager in October 2012. Until then, he served as Interim City Manager from March, 2012. Previously he served as Deputy City Manager since October, 2004. Dalke was Goodyear's Economic Development Director from 1994 to 2004. Prior to joining Goodyear, Dalke spent 16 years with SRP where he was a Senior Representative of Business and Industrial Development, a Community and Public Affairs Information Specialist and a Senior Budget Analyst.
Brian is a graduate of Ottawa University with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Business Administration. He has been accredited as a Certified Economic Developer by the International Economic Development Council.
Phone: 623-882-7051Fax: 623-882-7063
Deputy City Managers
Each Deputy City Manager oversees the work of several department directors. They advise the City Manager regarding program needs and the preparation and presentation of programs for approval by the City Manager and City Council.
Deputy City Manager - Wynette Reed
Wynette Reed was promoted to Deputy City Manager in March 2013. Until then, she served as Goodyear’s Human Resources Director from October 2011. Her areas of responsibilities include oversight of the following departments; City Clerk, Municipal Court, Fire Department, Human Resources, Information & Technology Services and Police, and the Communications division.
Prior to joining Goodyear, Reed held the Human Resources Director position for the City of Peoria for 3½ years. Before making her home in Arizona in 2008, she served as HR Director for Larimer County and Assistant HR Director for Fort Collins, Colorado. Her career spans 26 years of municipal government experience, including over 12 years in management/leadership roles. Reed also has experience in strategic planning, organizational development and human capital planning. She graduated from Colorado State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biological Sciences and a Master of Science degree in Organizational Leadership. She was also awarded a certificate of completion for the Senior Executives in State and Local Government Program, July 2015, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Executive Education. Reed has demonstrated her leadership acumen throughout her career through building collaborative relationships and a focus on innovative thinking.
Phone: 623-882-7058Fax: 623-882-7063
Deputy City Manager - Bob Beckley
Bob Beckley joined the City of Goodyear as Deputy City Manager in February 2013. His areas of responsibilities his areas of responsibilities include oversight of the following departments; Development Services, Engineering, Parks & Recreation, and Public Works to include Environmental Services, Municipal Services and Water Resources divisions.
Bob previously served as the Public Works Director for the City of Surprise, where he was responsible for water, wastewater, streets, solid waste, water resources, facilities, fleet maintenance, engineering, and transit operations. Prior to working in Surprise, Beckley worked for the City of Livonia, Michigan where he began his career as a design engineer, with the last 14 years of his service with Livonia as the Public Works Director. Beckley also has experience in budgeting and performance measure program development. He graduated from the University of Michigan with a degree in Civil Engineering and is a registered professional engineer.
Phone: 623-882-7625Fax: 623-882-7063