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Greg Louis Sparks

city administrator

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.

Interests

  • Other 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