Staff Profile: Doug Whitacre
Staff Profile: Doug Whitacre

Public Works Director Doug Whitacre E-Mail



Doug began serving the City of Shawnee as Public Works Director in December 2015.

Prior to joining Shawnee, he had served in the same role for both the City of Topeka and the City of McPherson, Kansas. Doug began his career in the private sector, working at Sprint/Embarq for over 20 years in a variety of roles in fleet, facility, and construction management. He also has served on the Board of Directors for the Kansas Chapter of the American Public Works Association.

Doug holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Dayton.

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