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Rick Owen Curneal

Rick Owen Curneal, American city manager. Recipient Jay T. Bell Memorial award National League of Cities, 1982; named to Outstanding Young Men of America, 1985. Board directors Northern DuPage Cable television Consortium, Intergovtl. Risk Management Agency; Member International City Management Association, Illinois City Management Association, Wood Dale Chamber of Commerce, Lee's Summit Optimist Club (president 1991-1992, Optimist of Year 1989).

Background

  • Curneal, Rick Owen was born on October 6, 1951 in Dudley, Missouri, United States. Son of Delmar O. and Irene (Knight) Curneal.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Public Administration, University Missouri, 1973. Master of Science, University Missouri, 1976.

    Career

    • Management analyst State of Missouri, Jefferson City, 1973-1977. Staff associate Missouri Municipal League, 1977-1981. Assistant director Wyoming Association Municipalities, Cheyenne, 1981-1985.

      Assistant city administrator City of Lee's Summit, Missouri, 1985-1992. City manager City of Wood Dale, Illinois, since 1992. Adjunct instructor Park College.

      Member advisory board Master of Public Administration program University Missouri.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Board directors Northern DuPage Cable television Consortium, Intergovtl. Risk Management Agency. Member International City Management Association, Illinois City Management Association, Wood Dale Chamber of Commerce, Lee's Summit Optimist Club (president 1991-1992, Optimist of Year 1989).

    Connections

    • Married R. Sue Marsch, February 5, 1977.
    • father: Delmar O. Curneal
    • mother: Irene (Knight) Curneal
    • spouse: R. Sue Marsch
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    Born October 6, 1951
    (age 66)
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