City Manager

Day-to-day management of the Takoma Park City government is overseen by the City Manager. The City Manager is appointed by the City Council, implements the policies passed by the City Council, and proposes an annual budget to the City Council.

In June 2013, Brian Kenner came on board as the new City Manager. Prior to coming to Takoma Park, Mr. Kenner served as the Chief Operating Officer for the Deputy Mayor's Office of Planning and Economic Development for the District of Columbia. Brian’s background over the past 15 years includes working in various leadership positions for both federal agencies as well as private sector companies.  Brian has an undergraduate degree in biology from the University of Iowa and a Master’s degree in public policy from Harvard University.

To contact the City Manager Brian Kenner, please email BrianK@takomaparkmd.gov or call 301-891-7268.

To make an appointment with the City Manager or Deputy City Manager Suzanne Ludlow, please contact Executive Assistant Peggye Washington at PeggyeW@takomaparkmd.gov or 301-891-7230.