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Greg Louis Sparks

Greg Louis Sparks, American city administrator. University Nevada-Reno graduate fellow, 1978. Member Solid Waste and Recycling Advisory Board Nobles County, Worthington, since 1990; member Kansas Health Coordinating Council, Topeka, 1984-1985. Member International City Management Association (council of governments committee 1984-1985), Minnesota City Management Association, Sierra Club.

Background

  • Sparks, Greg Louis was born on June 10, 1955 in Knoxville, Iowa, United States. Son of James Edward and Doris Lavonne (Riddle) Sparks.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University Northern Iowa, 1977. Master of Public Administration, University Nevada, Reno, 1979.

    Career

    • Management intern City of Reno, 1978. Administrative assistant City of Largo, Florida, 1979-1980. City administrator City of Johnston, Iowa, 1980-1981.

      City manager City of Kinsley, Kansas, 1982-1985, City of Alamosa, Colorado, 1985-1988. City administrator City of Worthington, Minnesota, since 1988. Board directors League of Minnesota Cities, Shoreview, since 1990.

      Member administrative board Council of Governments, Pratt, Kansas, 1982-1985.

    Membership

    Member Solid Waste and Recycling Advisory Board Nobles County, Worthington, since 1990. Member Kansas Health Coordinating Council, Topeka, 1984-1985. Member International City Management Association (council of governments committee 1984-1985), Minnesota City Management Association, Sierra Club.

    Personality

    Interests

    Mountain climbing, backpacking, running, history of mountaineering.

    Connections

    • Married Mary Elizabeth Vogelaar, August 2, 1975. 1 child, Aaron Christian.
    • father: James Edward Sparks
    • mother: Doris Lavonne (Riddle) Sparks
    • spouse: Mary Elizabeth Vogelaar
    • child: Aaron Christian Sparks
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    Born June 10, 1955
    (age 61)
    • 1977
      University No. Iowa
    • 1979
      University Nevada
    • 1978
      Management, intern City of Reno
    • 1979 - 1980
      administrative assistant, City of Largo
      Florida, United States
    • 1980 - 1981
      city administrator, City of Johnston
      Iowa, United States
    • 1982 - 1985
      city manager, City of Kinsley
      Kansas, United States
    • 1985 - 1988
      city manager, City of Kinsley
      Colorado, United States
    • 1988
      city administrator, City of Worthington
      Minnesota, United States

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