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.