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The Colorado City and County Management Association (CCCMA) has named City of Glenwood Springs Assistant City Manager Jenn Ooton its 2020 Assistant Manager of the Year

The Colorado City and County Management Association (CCCMA) has named City of Glenwood Springs Assistant City Manager Jenn Ooton its 2020 Assistant Manager of the Year

CCCMA announced its annual awards celebrating excellence in local government this week. The Assistant Manager of the Year is awarded to the CCCMA member that has made an outstanding contribution to local government in the past year. Ooton was recognized for her exceptional public leadership in Glenwood Springs. Ooton was appointed Assistant City Manager in 2017 and began her career with the City of Glenwood Springs in 2016.

“Jenn Ooton is an outstanding member of our management team and truly puts her heart and soul into protecting the health of all Glenwood Springs residents and our local businesses,” said City Manager Debra Figueroa. “Her work on initiatives like our community listening sessions, shop local campaign, and United to Stop the Spread helped our community push through this difficult year and build resiliency for our future. It was my honor to nominate her for this award.”

CCCMA recognized individuals from across Colorado for their public service contributions. A full list of award recipients and video highlights are available on the CCCMA website at https://coloradoccma.org/annual-awards.

CCCMA exists to connect local government managers and assistants through professional networking and career development, supporting their service to their communities. CCCMA is an affiliate of the International City/County Management Association (ICMA), an international organization for local government managers.