PRESS RELEASE: Marana Town Council appoints Jamsheed Mehta as Interim Town Manager
The Marana Town Council has appointed Jamsheed Mehta as Interim Town Manager. Mehta is currently the Town of Marana Deputy Town Manager and has served in that role since 2014.
Mehta replaces Gilbert Davidson who was announced earlier this month as the Chief Operating Officer for the State of Arizona. Davidson will serve as Town Manager until November 17. In naming Mehta Interim Town Manager, the Marana Town Council also formally accepted Davidson’s resignation.
Mehta became Deputy Town Manager in March 2014. He was appointed by Davidson to oversee the departments of development services, airport, engineering, utilities, and public works. He previously served as Interim Assistant City Manager for City of Glendale, Arizona.
Mehta has degrees in civil engineering and urban planning from the University of Kansas. He is a member of the Arizona City Manager’s Association and International City/County Managers Association.
The Council made no further decisions regarding the recruitment or hiring of a full-time Town Manager.