City Manager Brian Chapman
Brian Chapman has been serving in local government since 2007 and is the current city manager
for the City of Sault Ste. Marie. Prior to coming to the Soo, he was the city manager for the City
of Vassar; organization development specialist for the City of Oshkosh, WI; management assistant
for the City of Oshkosh, WI; and assistant to the city manager in Negaunee, MI. Mr. Chapman has
also served as a consultant to numerous communities and counties throughout Wisconsin.
His background includes areas as diverse as public works, economic development, public finance,
organizational development, process improvement and long-range planning. He is an active member
of the International City Managers Association (ICMA), Michigan Municipal Executives (MME), and
Strong Towns. Chapman received his bachelor’s and master’s degree in Public Administration from
Northern Michigan University.
Professional Municipal Management
As a member of the International City Management Association (ICMA) and the Michigan Municipal Executives (MME), residents of Sault Ste Marie are encouraged to view the below videos which describes the importance of professional city management.
Sue Goetz, Administrative Assistant Email
Phone: (906) 632-5705
FAX: (906) 635-5606