File #: ID 23-0094    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Informational Report Status: Filed
File created: 2/24/2023 In control: City Council
On agenda: 3/28/2023 Final action: 3/28/2023
Title: Introduction of new and/or promoted City of Brookings employees.
Introduction of new and/or promoted City of Brookings employees.

The following City of Brookings employee will be introduced to the City Council and public:
* Casey Bell - Human Resources Director
o Casey started working with the City of Brookings in 2019 as the HR Generalist. He then became the HR/Risk Manager in 2021, where he expanded his scope of work to include managing the City's risk program. In his time away from work, Casey serves on the ADVANCE board and is constantly on the go attending his kids' sporting events. Casey and his wife, Elizabeth, have 3 children Peyton (12), Greyson (8), and Eleyna (2). He is a born and raised resident of Brookings and an SDSU alum.
* Josh Bauman - Interim Assistant Parks & Recreation Director
o Josh Bauman started with the Parks Department as a seasonal employee in 2011 and in2013 he was hired fulltime with the department. After exhibiting quality leadership and organization skills he was promoted to the position of a Parks Supervisor in 2015. Josh has continued to grow in this position and is always willing to learn and explore more efficient ways of accomplishing work in the department. Recently he moved into the Interim Assistant Director position for the Parks, Recreation and Forestry Department, in which he is doing a great job. Josh and his wife have two children, ages 4 and 2. They enjoy their summers going to the lake and spending time exploring our local park system.
* Paul Laleman - Parks Supervisor
o Paul started working with the City of Brookings in 2010 with the City's Forestry Department. Paul then became a Parks Technician in the City's Ballfields Division, where he utilized his prior knowledge and training to care for the City's athletic facilities. Paul has been a great asset to the team over the years; we are excited about the energy and leadership he will bring to the department in his new role. In his time away from work Paul is an active member in the community as both a basket...

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