On June 26, 2019, David S. Campbell was appointed as City Manager by the Governing Body and is the Chief Administrative Officer of the City.
Mr. Campbell served as the Planning Department Director for the City of Albuquerque since 2018. Before that, Mr. Campbell worked as a U.S. Diplomat at the Department of State, and served as the Chief Administrative Officer/City Manager for the City of Albuquerque. He also has considerable experience as an attorney, having worked as a City Attorney at the City of Albuquerque and at private law firms specializing in real estate and land use law.
The City Manager coordinates the implementation of the Governing Body policy decisions and the initiation of all intergovernmental operations of the City.
The City Manager is responsible for directing the various departments and providing guidance in the implementation of the mandates of the Governing Body.