City Manager Candidates


Valdez City Council Schedules City Manager Interviews

For immediate release: 07/30/2019 3:00 p.m.

Valdez, AK – Valdez City Council has selected two City Manager applicants as finalist candidates from an applicant pool of 19. The City Council will conduct interviews on Wednesday, August 7th beginning at 1:00 pm at the Valdez Civic Center. Interviews are open for the public to observe.  

Meet the candidates! A public reception is scheduled for Monday, August 5th, at 6:00 pm in the Civic Center conference room. Please visit with the candidates, enjoy refreshments and hors d’oeuvres, and fill out a comment card.

Mark Detter, currently city manager for the City of Andover, Kansas

Mr. Detter has 25 years of service in municipal government. He lists among his strengths development and implementation of community comprehensive plans, housing diversity and development of sustainable resources. Mr. Detter’s Resume

Mark Detter

Nate Duval, Capital Facilities Director, City of Valdez, Alaska

Mr. Duval is a lifelong Alaskan, residing in Valdez for the past six years. Mr. Duval writes that his experience and understanding of the community would enable him to move Valdez into a sustainable future of growth and opportunity. Mr. Duval’s Resume

Nate Duval