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LEE FELDMAN
Public Administration

Lee Feldman has more than 36 years of experience in public sector administration, distinguished by providing progressive vision and decisive leadership to local government organizations in Florida. A toposcrat dedicated to building vibrant communities and enhancing neighborhoods; to establishing a sense of place; to promoting strong civic engagement; and to restoring trust in local government. Proven expertise in developing strategies to solve highly complex problems and resolving organizational issues while navigating diverse agendas.

His numerous professional affiliations included serving as a President of the International City/County Management Association (ICMA); as a member of the Board of Directors of MissionSquare Retirement; as a member of the Board of the National Civic League (All America Cities); and, as a member of the National League of Cities Public Sector Retirement Advisory Committee and the Public Safety and Crime Prevention and Advocacy Steering Committee. He previously served as a Vice President (Southeast Region) of ICMA; as President of the Florida City and County Management Association; as a member of the Board of Directors for the Alliance for Innovation (AFI); and as a member of the United States Federal Emergency Management Agency National Advisory Council. He is a past recipient of the Florida League of Cities’ "City Manager of the Year" Award. Additionally, he has served as the past chair of the National League of Cities’ City Futures Panel on Public Finance; the past chair of the ICMA Governmental Affairs and Policy Committee; the past chair of the ICMA Sustainable Communities Advisory Committee; as well as a member of the ICMA Task Force on Community Tools for Ending Racism.

In 2018, he was elected a Fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration and in 2016 was named a Distinguished Alumni Fellow, Fels Institute of Government, University of Pennsylvania.

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Relevant Experience

Principal | 2022 to Present
The Euclid Group, LLC

City Manager | 2019 to 2021
City of Gainesville, Florida

City Manager | 2011 to 2018
City of Fort Lauderdale, Florida

City Manager | 2002 to 2011
City of Palm Bay, Florida

City Manager | 1996 to 2002
Deputy City Manager | 1989 to 1996
City of North Miami, Florida

Assistant City Manager | 1986 to 1989
Assistant to the City Manager | 1985 to 1986
City of North Miami Beach, Florida

Education

University of Pennsylvania Fels Center of Government (Master of Governmental Administration)
Washington and Lee University (Bachelor of Liberal Arts - Public Policy)

Recognition

Fellow, National Academy of Public Administration
Distinguished Alumni Fellow, Fels Institute of Government, University of Pennsylvania
Florida League of Cities - City Manager of the Year
Florida City and County Management Association (FCCMA) - President’s Award
Florida City and County Management Association (FCCMA) - Michael J. Roberto Career Development Award
University of Central Florida Public Administration Department - Exemplary Public Service Award

Organizations

International City/County Management Association (ICMA)
President (2016 - 2017)
Leading Cities, Director (2022 – present)
MissionSquare Retirement, Director (2018 – 2022)
National Civic League, Director (2015 2023)
United States Federal Emergency Management
Agency, National Advisory Council (2008-2017)

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