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‘Meet and greet’ candidates for Burien City Manager on Thursday, June 9

June 9 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

The City of Burien is inviting community members to meet candidates for Burien City Manager at a ‘meet and greet’ event on Thursday, June 9, 2022, from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. at the Burien Community Center.

The city says approximately six candidates will participate in the event. They will be stationed in one area of the community center, and event attendees will be encouraged to rotate around to each candidate to ask questions and get to know them.

Attendees will be offered ways to provide anonymous feedback on the candidates, which will be shared with the Burien City Council, who makes the hiring decision.

Below is a list of the five finalists, where they currently live, and their most recent employment:

    • Adolfo Bailon, Los Angeles, CA, Town Manager of Town of Randolph, VT
    • Pritz Navaratnasingam, Normandy Park, WA, Executive Director of Department of Veterans of Affairs, Seattle
    • Gerald Smith, Creedmoor, NC, City Manager of City of Creedmoor, NC
    • Andrea Snyder, Seattle, WA, Deputy City Administrator of City of Issaquah, WA and former Economic Development Manager for the City of Burien (2017-2019)
    • Martin Yamamoto, Kirkland, WA, Interim City Manager of Mill Creek, WA

Light refreshments will be provided.

Spanish language interpretation will be available.

The open house will be followed by two rounds of a public interview process with the City Council.

Learn more about the process to recruit and hire the next Burien City Manager at burienwa.gov/CityManagerSearch.

The Burien Community Center is located at 14700 6th Ave SW:




June 9
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm


City of Burien
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Burien Community Center
14700 6th Ave SW
Burien, WA 98166 United States
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