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Town of Bowling Green welcomes new Town Manager

Posted on Thursday, April 13, 2017 at 12:28 pm

At the April 6 Bowling Green Town Council meeting, the new Town Manager took part in his first council meeting.  At the meeting, the Bowling Green Town Council formally approved an employment agreement for Reese Peck to become the new Town Manger.

“I am honored to have been selected by the Town Council look forward to working with the Council, town staff and the community as its next chief administrative official,” Peck stated.

Peck comes to Bowling Green with nearly 25 years of state and local government experience.  His most recent position was the County Administrator for Essex County, Virginia where he served on numerous boards and commissions.

When a resident of Williamsburg, Peck served on the James City County planning commission and was instrumental in updating the county’s ordinances to ensure they appropriately matched the comprehensive plan.

Peck has an education that matches his experience.  He holds a Bachelor Degree in Political Science from the State University of New York at Albany and a Master’s Degree in Public Administration at the University of South Dakota.

Peck is working collaboratively with former Town Manager, Stephen Manster in the transition.  “[The transition] Very well.  Reese is very knowledgeable and dedicated,” Manster expressed.

Manster, who retired served as Bowling Green Town Manager for 11 years.