Have you, or someone you know, recently retired from the profession or changed positions? Email the details to Lisa Donovan and we’ll include it in on this page and in a future issue of the MME E-Newsletter. Please include:

  • Name
  • Retirement – from which municipality?
  • Position Change – provide job title and municipality for old and new position

Job Changes

Steven Brown, formerly the Mt. Clemens city manager, will be taking over as city manager in Wixom in June.  He is there as the assistant for a transitional period.



Daryl Delabbio is retiring as county administrator/controller of Kent County. On June 27, there is an Open House for him at deVos Place in downtown Grand Rapids from 3-6 pm.

Ryan Cotton, city manager of Holland, Mich., is retiring at the end of June 2017.


In Remembrance

Paul VanDen Branden, city manager, Center Line, MI, 1980-90; director of public services, Warren, MI, 1968-80; and city manager, Center Line, MI, 1957-68.