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).
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.