The City Manager is appointed by, and responsible to, the City Commission. The City Manager is responsible for all city staff, all departments of the city government, and day-to-day operations. It is the manager’s duty to implement and carry out the expressed policies of the Governing Body. The general administration of city affairs is their direct responsibility. The manager’s primary duties are as follows:
Stacie Eichem grew up in Wamego, graduating from Wamego High School. She received her Bachelor of Science in Business Management and her Master of Business Administration from Emporia State University. Her husband and her have raised three children in Wamego and now have a granddaughter.
She began working for the City of Wamego in 2010 as City Treasurer. After almost 10 years managing the city’s finances, she became Assistant City Manager in 2019, followed by Interim City Manager that same year. She started as City Manager on December 1, 2019.
As part of her City Manager role, she also serves on boards and committees. She enjoys serving on the Wamego Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors. She serves on the Kansas Municipal Utilities Board of Directors, Kansas Municipal Insurance Trust Board of Directors, and the Kansas Municipal Energy Association Executive Committee and Board of Directors.