On April 7, Derby Metropolis Supervisor Kiel Mangus declared the selecting of Megan Sneller to provide as the new Director of Finance. She will formally assume the obligations as of Might 15.
As Director of Finance, Sneller will provide as a member of the city’s administration group and enjoy a important job for all city functions. In her posture, Sneller will oversee chance management, all accounting and budgeting functions for the town, and personal debt management.
Sneller will exchange longtime Director of Finance Jean Epperson, who is established to retire on June 14.
“We are thrilled that Megan has determined to continue on and mature her occupation in Derby,” Mangus explained. “She has been a great asset around the final 14 yrs, and I appear ahead to seeing her convey her experience and enthusiasm for public service into her new leadership job for the city.”
“Jean Epperson has been an awesome mentor over the last 14 a long time and I have tried out to take up as much as I can from her during that time,” Sneller stated. “She is leaving the city in a fantastic spot monetarily and I strategy to continue on on that identical route utilizing all of the knowledge that she is leaving with me and the relaxation of our personnel.”
Mangus stated there was no devoted intent to employ from inside in the beginning, but said undertaking so does provide certain pros – giving Sneller additional time to teach with Epperson top up to the changeover, whilst her familiarity with the division is an additional gain.
Sneller has worked for the city of Derby since 2008, at present serving as the staff members accountant. She has held several positions in the finance department, like payroll coordinator and workplace supervisor.
“I grew up in Derby and take pleasure in doing the job for the town, so I realized I desired to proceed my vocation right here,” Sneller claimed. “I genuinely care for the city as an business and the citizens of Derby and am enthusiastic about the option to lead the office I have labored in for so extensive.”
“Having labored in many positions in the finance department, I have turn into acquainted with the procedures in our department as well as created great working interactions with the other departments,” Sneller claimed. “Many factors of this job need teamwork with other individuals in the group, so I sense as though my prior encounters inside of the city have properly ready me for this new job.”
Sneller was born and lifted in Derby and is a graduate of Derby Significant School. She graduated from Fort Hays Condition College with a bachelor’s degree in Company Administration. She is a member of the Kansas Government Finance Officers Association (KSGFOA) and has finished KSGFOA Accounting Academy, Kansas Management Middle Lead Derby and Guide for Adjust, and Kansas Municipal Utilities Management courses.