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Town Manager

Town Manager, Kenneth Geathers, Jr, was appointed on August 1st, 2011 to perform the position of Town Manager for Rutherford College. Kenneth is an honors graduate of North Carolina Central University with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Government. He completed his graduate work at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte in Public Administration and is a graduate of the UNC School of Government's Municipal & County Administration Course. He obtained his Credentialed Manager status through the International City Management Association in December of 2016. The scope of his local government experience entails knowledge in government administration & policy, land use development and project management.



Town Manger's duties include:

  • Carrying out the policies adopted by the elected body
  • Providing professional administration, management and supervision of municipal departments
  • Assuring compliance with relevant federal laws and regulations, state laws and municipal bylaws, ordnances and regulations
  • Developing long-range plans with guidance from the elected body and assists in the achievement of common goals and objectives