Assistant City Manager Credentialed by International Local Government Management Organization

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Mr. Mark Van Vleck, Assistant City Manager of the City of Corpus Christi recently received the Credentialed Manager designation from ICMA, the International City/County Management Association.  Mr. Van Vleck is one of over 1,300 local government management professionals currently credentialed through the ICMA Voluntary Credentialing Program.

ICMA’s mission is to advance professional local government through leadership, management, innovation, and ethics and by increasing the proficiency of appointed chief administrative officers, assistant administrators, and other employees who serve local governments and regional entities around the world. The organization’s 13,000 members in 27 countries also include educators, students, and other local government employees.

To receive the prestigious ICMA credential, a member must have significant experience as a senior management executive in local government; have earned a degree, preferably in public administration or a related field; and demonstrated a commitment to high standards of integrity and to lifelong learning and professional development.

Mr. Van Vleck is qualified by having 10 years of professional local government executive experience. While at the City of Corpus Christi, he has served as an Assistant City Manager, Executive Director of Utilities, Director of Development Services, and Deputy and Director for Water Operations. Some of his achievements as an Assistant City Manager include working with local industry leaders to explore the monetary and technical feasibility of constructing a Seawater Desalination Plant to address water demands of the future.

Mr. Van Vleck is a Veteran of the United States Navy where he served for 20 years.

For more information regarding the ICMA Voluntary Credentialing Program, contact Jenese Jackson at ICMA, 777 North Capitol Street, N.E., #500, Washington, D.C. 20002-4201;; 202-962-3556.

About ICMA
ICMA, the International City/County Management Association, advances professional local government worldwide. The organization’s mission is to advance professional local government through leadership, management, innovation, and ethics.