Mayor Larry Bush announced last week that he pleased to announce the City of Jarrell has hired a new City Manager. “This has been a long search,” Mayor Bush says, “And we are excited that Vanessa has agreed to join us as we embark on this future of rapid growth and the challenges associated with it.”
Vanessa Shrauner comes to the City with 15 years of experience and success in municipal government. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Texas A&M and a Master of Public Administration from Southwest Texas State with a focus in Urban Planning. She has served as a Management Analyst for the City of Round Rock, served as the Assistant City Administrator for Sunset Valley and for the last 7 years as the Development Services Manager for the City of Odessa, Texas.
Vanessa brings with her 2 daughters, Sarah and Kylee. She will arrive April 1st.