Briefly noted: Shawnee names new deputy city manager

Stephen Powell is Shawnee’s new deputy city manager. Photo courtesy City of Shawnee.
Shawnee names new deputy city manager. Stephen Powell was promoted Nov. 5 to deputy city manager of Shawnee. He has more than 15 years of local experience in local government, including public works, the Johnson County manager’s office, municipal court and the city clerk’s office. He received the 2018 City Clerk of the Year award from the City Clerk and Municipal Finance Officers Association of Kansas and has a master’s degree in public administration from Park University.

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Jay Senter
Jay Senter

Jay Senter is the founder and publisher of the Post.

He earned his bachelor’s degree in business at the University of Wisconsin – Madison, where he worked as a reporter and editor at The Badger Herald.

He went on to receive a master’s degree in journalism from the University of Kansas, where he earned the Calder Pickett Award. While he was in graduate school, he also worked as a reporter for the Lawrence Journal-World.