Senior Management Team
What is the Senior Management Team?
The City of Bowling Green Senior Management Team is comprised of 13 members. Our group consists of the City Manager, the Assistant City Manager/City Clerk, Internal Auditor, Executive Assistant/Public Information Officer and the nine Department Heads.
Our team’s purpose is to guide the City workforce’s efforts to achieve the overall goals and comply with policies of the City, as set forth by the Board of Commissioners, within established governmental regulations and the adopted City budget. We meet on a monthly basis as a group to discuss a variety of topics including how to achieve policy, Board of Commissioners goals, budget execution, and more.
Our Vision, Mission, and Values
Our Vision is to be the best city organization in Kentucky by providing the highest level of service at the lowest appropriate cost.
Our Mission is to achieve the goals of the City as established by the Board of Commissioners.
We are committed to working ethically, honestly and respectfully as a leadership team to achieve measurable outcomes.
- Our customers are the citizens of Bowling Green whom we strive to serve in a make a difference way.
- We believe that all employees can contribute to the organization’s success.
- We strive to be servant leaders to those for whom we are responsible.
- We want to lead and empower all employees to be more effective in performing their jobs.
- We will treat our citizens and employees with honesty and respect.
- We believe in the power of ideas.
- We strive to be effective managers of change.
- We believe that we should personally donate our time and labor to making Bowling Green a better community.
- We value safety and respect for the environment.
- Oh, and we like to have fun too!
Senior Management Initiatives
Student Solutions is a youth empowerment program that brings students together to help develop solutions to real City problems. Each high school in the Bowling Green and Warren County districts are invited to select a group of six to 10 students to work as a team while attempting to solve a specific City problem.
The City’s senior managers are committed to professional development that will improve the operation of the organization. Examples of this training include:
- Customer Service: The Fred Factor
- Team Building: The Five Dysfunctions of a Team
- High Performance Organization/Continuous Improvement
- Self Evaluation: 360 Degree Feedback
- The Five Practices and 10 Commitments of Exemplary Leadership
Community Service Projects
The City of Bowling Green Senior Management Team has participated in a variety of community service projects. These projects include but are not limited to the ringing of the bells for the Salvation Army, helping with houses for Habitat for Humanity and Live the Dream, community clean-ups, and United Way "Day of Caring" projects.
As a group, our Senior Management Team is working to give something back to the community that we serve.
Spotlight on Bowling Green
The City’s high performance group, called PRO TEAM for several years, chartered an employee committee to examine diversity in the City’s workforce. The committee represented different City departments and developed several recommendations.
One result was the “Many Faces, Many Talents, One Purpose” campaign, with the tag line “The Perfect Job is Closer than You Think”. The program was credited with improving both minority applicant and hire rates during its first year. The campaign (poster and video) won the 2006 Professional Marketing Association’s Markee Award for best direct mail piece.